For the upcoming comedy "Townies," Zac Efron will be making his leap to comedy, and he'll be making it in style. The film is being directed by "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" helmer Nicholas Stoller and co-stars Seth Rogen. When MTV News' Josh Horowitz caught up with Efron backstage at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, he talked [...]
The cast for Nicholas Stoller’s new comedy Townies is coming together quite nicely. The Seth Rogen starring vehicle has now added two somewhat familiar faces to comedy. Dave Franco (younger brother of James), and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have found their way into the comedy. Reports are trickling in that both of the young actors will be reuniting [...]Show More Summary
Bridesmaids star Rose Byrne is said to be eyeing roles in both Nicholas Stoller's Townies and Shawn Levy's This Is Where I Leave You, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. Townies, set up at Universal Pictures, is set to star SethShow More Summary
Tina Fey is in talks to star in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Amy Poehler Jason Segel Ricky Gervais Ty Burrell Tina Fey Nicholas Stoller 30 Rock James Bobin The Muppets Golden Globe Awards
An Oscar-winner is being replaced by an Emmy-winner in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets. Writer and directors Nicholas Stoller and James Bobin are developing a follow up to Disney’s hit 2011 film and had been talking to Christoph Waltz to play one of the leading rolls. Waltz, however, had to bow out and now [...]
Part of the greatness that came from the revival of The Muppets last year came from the stellar musical sequences. Jason Segel and Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller wrote the script, but Bret McKenzie, one-half of the comedic folk music duo Flight of the Conchords, was responsible for the music in the film. Show More Summary
It's been more than six months since "The Muppets 2" was officially announced, and details have slowly trickled in about the project ever since. We've known that James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller have been working on a script and that Jason Segel won't be involved, but we don't know much more beyond the fact that [...]
The best news of the week is that there will be a sequel to the Muppets movie, there may be a new muppet, James Bobin will once again direct, Nicholas Stoller will once again pen the screenplay, Jason Segel will...
What is Casting Couch? It’s a daily roundup of all the casting news you care about, and maybe (probably) one or two items you don’t. Some info has finally leaked about James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller’s upcoming sequel to The Muppets. Show More Summary
The Five-Year Engagement (Universal) failed to replicate the critical and commercial success of previous Nicholas Stoller/Judd Apatow projects like Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him To The Greek, for understandable reasons. The Five-Year...Show More Summary
The Five-Year Engagement Jason Segel reteams with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller for the tale of two love birds who just can't get the timing right. Segel is one half of committed couple (Emily Blunt plays his other...Show More Summary
While we’ve yet to see Akiva Schaffer‘s The Watch, it sounds as if at least element of the comedy works – the pairing of stars Ben Stiller and Jonah Hill. Let’s at least hope so for the sake of Shawn Levy and Nicholas Stoller, as THR...Show More Summary
Nicholas Stoller in talks to write the script.
Nicholas Stoller ('The Five-Year Engagement') is in negotiations to direct 'Townies', a comedy set to star the unusual pairing of Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
An obnoxious, loud frat boy played Zac Efron will butt heads with a neighborhood family man played by Seth Rogen in an upcoming comedy called Townies. Nicholas Stoller, who directed The Five Year Engagement, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and co-wrote The Muppets, is in talks to direct. Universal bought the pitch by Andrew Cohen and Brendan [...]
Last summer, we heard that Universal won a huge bidding war for an untitled comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. That project now has a name, Townies, and in it Rogen plays a regular guy who lives close to a college fraternity house, with Efron taking the role of a raucous member of the frat who makes Rogen's family life miserable. Show More Summary
With his The Five-Year Engagement now in theaters, Nicholas Stoller has lined up his next project with the Universal Pictures comedy Townies. The Hollywood Reporter says that Stoller will direct with Zac Efron and Seth Rogen attached...Show More Summary
Family man vs. Frat.
The Five-Year Engagement Dir. Nicholas Stoller [Universal Pictures; 2012] by Alex Peterson Rating: Only in a movie where people can get shot with an arrow from a crossbow and spend the rest of their night quietly recuperating on theShow More Summary
How you feel about Nicholas Stoller‘s The Five-Year Engagement may depend on what you’re expecting. Those looking for another instant classic from producer Judd Apatow and his circle will likely be disappointed, as the new comedy proves too inconsistent to hold up against the likes of The 40-Year-Old Virgin or even Stoller’s own Forgetting Sarah [...]