Entertainment One Films has acquired international rights to the rom-com and will distribute in the UK and Canada. UTA and Jamie Feldman represent US rights.
Zoe Kazan from upcoming Fox Searchlight release Ruby Sparks also stars in the story of two twentysomethings who hit it off at a party and try to remain friends even though she has a boyfriend.
Mike Dowse will direct from a screenplay by Elan Mastai and production is scheduled to get underway this summer. David Gross is producing and Jesse Shapira serves as executive producer.
“We couldn’t be more excited to take international sales rights for The F Word and secure the film for another core eOne territory,” managing director Sally Caplan said.