Universal’s ‘Townies’ Now Titled ‘Neighbors’, Still Set For May 9 Release

By | Monday August 26, 2013 @ 10:57am PDT

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 … Read More »

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UPDATE: Universal Sets ‘The Loft’ For Summer 2014, Zac Efron’s ‘Townies’ For May

By | Monday August 5, 2013 @ 4:55pm PDT

UPDATE: After setting psychological thriller The Loft for a summer 2014 debut, Universal’s also slotted its Zac Efron starrer Townies for a 2014 debut. The comedy stars Efron, Seth Rogen, and Rose Byrne in the tale of a … Read More »

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‘Townies’ Duo Sells Pitch To Fox 2000 Based On Viral Wedding Date Ad

By | Monday April 1, 2013 @ 11:21am PDT

Brendan O'Brien TowniesAndrew Cohen TowniesEXCLUSIVE: 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. Read More »

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Web Buddies Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Join ‘Townies’

By | Friday March 22, 2013 @ 8:38am PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, who’ve developed chemistry in a popular series of Funny Or Die web videos, are joining forces onscreen. They’re joining Universal Pictures‘ Nicholas Stoller-directed comedy Townies, the upcoming Seth Rogen and … Read More »

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