TOWNIES Set for Release on May 9, 2014; THE LOFT Will Open August 29, 2014; INEVITABLE DEFEAT Dated for October 11, 2013

     August 5, 2013


A comedy, a thriller, and a Sundance drama have all been given firm release dates:

  • Townies – Director Nicholas Stoller’s (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) Universal Pictures comedy about a young couple (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) who move next door to a fraternity house (inhabited by Zac Efron and Dave Franco) will open in theaters on May 9, 2014, opposite Jon Favreau’s small-scale comedy Chef.
  • The Loft – Universal Pictures will release the long-delayed psychological thriller on August 29, 2014.  The film stars Karl Urban and James Marsden and centers on five guys who share a loft in the city where they each can live out their extramarital transgressions, but things are complicated when a dead body is discovered.
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete – Lionsgate will release director George Tillman Jr.’s indie on October 11th of this year.  The film stars Skylan Brooks and Ethan Dizon.  Read Matt’s review here.

Hit the jump to read the official synopses for Townies and The Loft.

Here’s the official synopsis for Townies:

Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne lead the cast of Townies, a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby. Townies is directed by Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah MarshallGet Him to the Greek).

Here’s the official synopsis for The Loft:

Karl Urban (Star Trek Into Darkness) and James Marsden  (2 Guns) star in the tense psychological thriller THE LOFT, the story of five married guys who conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. Paranoia seizes them as everyone begins to suspect one another. Friendships are tested, loyalties are questioned and marriages crumble as the group is consumed by fear, suspicion and murder in this relentless thriller.


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