APA has landed a pair of writer-director-producers, Neal Israel and Ernie Barbarash.

Israel helms and exec produces Howie Mandel’s improv-comedy series “Hidden Howie.” He also scripted seven of the eight “Police Academy” features, the latest of which, “Police Academy 8,” is due out in 2006.

Barbarash, who wrote and directed indie horror pic “Cube Zero,” will next exec produce “American Psycho 3.” He has producing credits on both previous “American Psycho” movies.

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