Billy Eichner to write, star in gay romantic comedy

By : Amanda Espinosa
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Billy Eichner will be writing and starring in a new romantic comedy set around a gay couple for a major Hollywood studio, the comedian announced on Twitter Feb. 5.

The yet-to-be-named Universal film will be directed by Nicholas Stoller, best known for hit comedic films “Neighbors” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” Judd Apatow is set to produce.

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Screened Out: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

By : Stephen Miller
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Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ike Barinholtz, Dave Franco, Selena Gomez

One of the common types of movie is full of characters much, much, much stupider than the audience.

The thought is that, if the characters onscreen are dismissible, we will pay to laugh at their pains or watch them being ground into pieces – comedies and horror films having this in common. We could call it either the Three Stooges Rule or the ‘80s Horror Film Rule. However, it’s the same ploy that’s informed all that Adam Sandler or Will Ferrell junk, as well as a new spate of scare flicks.

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