Mandate, Rough House Look for Laughs

McBride, Green, Hill and Reilly set up high-concept comedy banner

Last Updated: December 10, 2009 @ 2:37 PM

Making a move into comedy, Mandate Pictures has set up Rough House Pictures with Danny McBride, "Pineapple Express" director David Gordon Green, Jody Hill and Matt Reilly, who’s departing from Warner Bros.

Mandate has a two-year first-look with Rough House to produce high-concept comedies.

While at WB, Reilly collaborated on "Observe and Report" with McBride and Hill.

Read more in Variety.