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Written and to be directed by Brad Copeland (Arrested Development, My Name Is Earl) will star Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Steve Little (Eastbound & Down), Ben Schwartz (House of Lies) and Josh Groban (Crazy, Stupid, Love). The R-rated film will be Copeland’s debut as a feature director.
Principal photography in LA is set to begin next month. The company, which had previously announced it was eyeing a move into the film space, said it has set no release date. CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen will serve as producer.
Coffee Town focuses on Will, played by Howerton, and his two thirty-something friends who band together when their freeloading existence is threatened.
“Brad has a sharp yet universal comic sensibility and we’re confident he’s going to be a fantastic director,” said Van Veen. “Coupled with the amazing cast we have so far, we’re incredibly enthusiastic about this project.”
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