Lionsgate will not be pulling any stunts at SXSW by unveiling the title to Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron’s new comedy at the Austin, TX fest, rather the studio unveiled today that the May 3rd comedy is now titled Long Shot.
For quite some time, the Jonathan Levine-directed comedy was known as Flarsky named after Rogen’s protagonist in the pic, Fred Flarsky. Lionsgate then untitled the movie.
In the movie, Rogen plays an unemployed journalist battered by his own misfortune, who decides to pursue Charlotte Field, his childhood crush and babysitter who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on the planet.
At last year’s SXSW, Blumhouse walked into the festival with an ‘untitled’ movie and right before the pic projected on the screen, Jason Blum revealed the movie was a sequel: Unfriended: Dark Web.
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