Richard Ayoade (‘The IT Crowd’) has signed on for the Akiva Schaffer-directed comedy ‘Neighborhood Watch,’ joining Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Rosemarie Dewitt. ‘Red State’ star Nicholas Braun has also been added to the cast.
The comedy centers on a group of guys who use their neighourhood watch as a front to escape their families; however things take a turn for the worse when they discover an alien-invasion plot. The screenplay comes from Seth Rogen and writing partner Evan Goldberg.
Variety reports that ‘Submarine’ writer-director Ayoade will be playing a role previously linked to ‘Rush Hour’ star Chris Tucker.