October 24, 2005 07:26:24 GMT
"Beerfest" will be the next film from the Broken Lizard comics, the troupe behind such productions as "Super Troopers" and "Club Dread"
Here welcome a new project from the Broken Lizard comics. "Beerfest." It's a drama comedy tells the story of two brothers who go to Oktoberfest in Germany and stumble upon a super-secret, centuries-old beer games competition, described as a "Fight Club" with beer games. After the brothers are dealt a humiliating defeat, they return to the United States and assemble a group of all-star beer drinkers in order to make a triumphant return.
Those join together under the Broken Lizard group, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske, wrote the script of the film while also star in. As of Chandrasekhar, he also is in hand to direct.
Warner Bros. Pictures, which has become the Broken Lizards' home studio, is acquiring the project from Sony, and will have the film began shooting in January in New Mexico.