Universal Pictures is moving ahead with a sequel to the Seth Rogen-Zac Efron comedy “Neighbors,” set for a May 13, 2016, release.
The duo and Rose Byrne will reteam with director Nicholas Stoller for the sequel. The original was a surprise hit with $269 million in worldwide grosses.
Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver will produce under their Point Grey Pictures banner. Andrew Jay Cohen and Brendan O’Brien will serve as executive producers alongside Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake.
Writers include Cohen, O’Brien, Rogen, Stoller and Goldberg.
“Neighbors 2” will open against Paramount’s “Friday the 13th” and a week after Disney/Marvel launches “Captain America: Civil War.”
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