Key and Peele are producing. Peter Atencio, director of the duo’s Comedy Central series, is helming from a script by Peele and Alex Rubens. The story follows a group of friends posing as drug dealers in order to retrieve a stolen feline.
“Keanu” will open against Universal’s “The Huntsman,” starring Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth.
New Line has also dated its remake of “Going in Style,” starring Alan Arkin, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, for May 6, as a comedy counterprogrammer to Marvel-Disney’s “Captain America: Civil War.”