Will Forte Joins Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn in 'Neighborhood Watch' (Exclusive)

Will Forte Headshot - P 2011
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Will Forte Headshot - P 2011

The "SNL" veteran joins 20th Century Fox's sci-fi comedy being directed by Akiva Schaffer.

Will Forte is moving into the Neighborhood.

The actor and Saturday Night Live alum is set to join the cast of the Ben Stiller-Vince Vaughn comedy Neighborhood Watch, being directed by Akiva Schaffer.

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The 20th Century Fox comedy is about a group of concerned neighbors who form a neighborhood watch group only to uncover a bigger conspiracy. Forte will play a character named Sergeant Bressman. The film is being produced by Shawn Levy. Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade and Rosemarie DeWitt co-star.

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Forte, who starred in the SNL-based comedy MacGruber, is on a bit of a roll. In the next year he will be seen in the upcoming I Hate You Dad, opposite Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, New Line's all-star ensemble adaptation of the musical Rock of Ages, and Billion Dollar Movie opposite Will Farrell and Zach Galifianakis. He also lends his voice to the upcoming Fox series Allen Gregory.

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Forte is repped by UTA, Mosaic and attorney Ken Richman.

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