Neil Patrick Harris Planning to Direct Aaron and Sarah

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Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”) is looking to make romantic comedy Aaron and Sarah his feature directorial debut with Emma Roberts and Josh Hutcherson in the lead roles.

The film centers on a nerdy guy and a popular girl who meet as freshmen and, over four years of high school, four proms and one funeral, become friends and eventually fall in love.

Chad Gomez Creasey and Dara Resnik Creasey (“Pushing Daisies”) wrote the script.