Universal Pictures has changed the name of its Zac Efron starrer. Formerly called Townies, the pic also starring Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne is now titled Neighbors. Directed by Nick Stoller, Neighbors is a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn daughter. It’s still set for a May 9, 2014 release.
EXCLUSIVE: After scoring a seven-figure deal with Universal for their R-rated comedy Townies, Andrew Cohen and Brendan O’Brien sold another pitch over the Easter weekend. This one also went for 7-figures and is based on the Craiglist ad that went viral in February when brothers Mike and Dave Stangle took to the personals in search of wedding dates. The untitled project takes it one step further: When the hard-partying bros finally select plus-ones, their dates end up even being even bigger messes than they are.