Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have picked up the rights to the 2006 French comedy hit, Mon Meilleur Ami (My Best Friend).

The original film was directed by Patrice Laconte; The Hollywood Reporter says it centers on Catherine who refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikable Francois, has a best friend. She challenges him to set up an introduction; scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, Francois enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.

No cast or production schedule for My Best Friend has been set.