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Chris D’Elia, Hannah Simone Comedy ‘Flock of Dudes’ Sells to Starz Digital

Bob Castrone’s directorial debut will hit select theaters and VOD this fall

Starz Digital has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to the star-studden comedy “Flock of Dudes,” which marks the directorial debut of Bob Castrone. Starz plans to release the film in select theaters and on VOD this fall, the company announced Wednesday.

Chris D’Elia (“Undateable”) stars alongside Hannah Simone (“New Girl”), Skylar Astin (“Pitch Perfect”), Bryan Greenberg (“Friends with Benefits”), Brett Gelman (“Joshy”), Eric Andre (“Man Seeking Woman”), Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”), Hannibal Buress (“Broad City”), Melissa Rauch (“The Big Bang Theory”), Jamie Chung (“The Hangover” sequels), Timothy Simons (“Veep”) Hilary Duff (“Cheaper by the Dozen”), Ray Liotta (“Goodfellas”) and comedians Jeffrey Ross and  Marc Maron.

D’Elia plays Adam, a man-child who lives a fun-loving lifestyle with his three lifelong buddies. After being evicted for ruining his house, Adam decides to the only way to grow up is to break up with his friends.

“Flock of Dudes” was written by Castrone, Brian Levin and Jason Zumwalt, and produced by Aaron Kaufman (“Machete”), Brian Levin, Mark C. Manuel and Ted O’Neal.

The deal for “Flock of Dudes,” which UTA negotiated on behalf of the filmmakers, comes on the heels of Starz’s recent acquisition of Sophie Goodhart’s hot SXSW title “My Blind Brother,” which stars Adam Scott, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and Zoe Kazan.

Starz Digital’s recent titles include “Tumbledown” with Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis and the Robin Williams drama “Boulevard,” which its upcoming releases include Jason Bateman‘s “The Family Fang.”

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