British helmer has Columbia's 'Number'

Mark Mylod will direct romantic comedy starring Anna Faris

Mark Mylod has signed to direct "What's Your Number?" Columbia's romantic comedy starring Anna Faris. Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson of Contrafilm are producing the pic, previously titled "20 Times a Lady."

"Number" centers on a woman who treks through her sexual past to find Mr. Right, exploring the idea of sexual quotas and whether such numbers matter.

Jennifer Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan wrote the script, based on Karyn Bosnak's book.

Sam Dickerman and Adam Milano are overseeing the project for the studio.

British director Mylod helmed "Ali G Indahouse" before moving stateside with HBO's "Entourage," on which he was a director and co-executive producer. He worked on Showtime's "United States of Tara" and recently finished "Washingtonienne," the HBO comedy pilot exec produced by Sarah Jessica Parker.
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