Intermedia Films has acquired the romantic comedy spec “Number One Girl” for producer Mark Johnson.
Penned by Molly McAlpine, “Number” centers on a daughter whose life revolves around her long-widowed father until he falls in love with a young woman — her sorority sister and bitter rival.
Pic will be produced by Johnson with Mark Johnson Prods. production prexy Tiffany Daniel, with creative exec Kira Goldberg overseeing development. Intermedia senior veep Julie Golden and creative exec Lindsay Dold bought the script for Intermedia.
Serving as co-producers on “Number” are Todd Komarnicki and Jon Berg, who will produce under their new management and production shingle, Guy Walks into a Bar. J. Marshall Cobe serves as VP production.
An actress-turned-scribe, McAlpine is repped by Hohman Maybank Lieb and managed by Berg.