{TB EXCLUSIVE} Charlie Day To Star In Schoolyard Comedy “Fist Fight”



〉The comedy follows two high school teachers who face off in a legendary fist-fight.

and are developing schoolyard comedy , with attached to star. Originally pitched by of New Girl fame, the film tells the story of two high school teachers who face off against each other in a legendary fist-fight.

, , , and Greenfield are producing. Levy, Cohen, and Rosenberg have previously worked together on The Spectacular Now. Known for for playing Schmidt on New Girl, this will be Greenfield’s first feature writing credit.

Writers and made the 2011 Hit List and the 2011 Black List when their script Chewie was featured. The spec, which is in , is a comedic take on the making of Star Wars, told through the eyes of the actor who played Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew. Susser and Robichaux have also been tapped to work on the film adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog.

The -run is currently producing Last Man Standing and Cristela for ABC. Richard Brener, Sam Brown, and Dave Neustadter will oversee the project for New Line.

Day is best known for his roles in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Horrible Bosses, The Lego Movie, and Pacific Rim. Apart from starring, Day has also written and executive produced It’s Always Sunny. This year he can be seen in The Hollars as well as the National Lampoon’s Vacation remake, Vacation.

Day is repped by WME.


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