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Jan 22nd
07:47 pm
New comedy: 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates'  
From Variety:
Zac Efron to Star in Fox and Chernin Comedy ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Zac Efron is set to star in Fox and Chernin Entertainment’s “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.”

Jake Szymanski is on to direct with Peter Chernin, David Ready and Jenno Topping producing for Chernin along with Jonathan Levine. Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien penned the script.

Story follows two brothers who place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral.

Daria Cercek is overseeing the project for Fox.

Chernin and the studio will now look to fill the role of Efron’s brother and is hopeful this film has similar results it saw when it teamed Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy up for “The Heat."

As of now the movie has a release date set for 29 July 2016.
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laurenlipkinlip on January 22nd, 2015 06:53 pm (UTC)
how can have a release date when theres no date yet to film and etc?
kleth on January 22nd, 2015 08:48 pm (UTC)
Well, this deal seems pretty solid - not just another of those development projects that hang fire and often don't ever get made. Starting with a release date seems ass-backward, but they can film anytime this spring or summer and be ready for that date.