EXCLUSIVE: After resurrecting the American Pie franchise with the upcoming American Reunion, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg’s Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions has been staked to a two-year first look deal at Universal Pictures. They are being brought on the lot by co-presidents of production Peter Cramer and Jeff Kirschenbaum.
Hurwitz and Schlossberg wrote and directed American Reunion after writing Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, then writing and directing Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, and writing and co-producing A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas. American Reunion, which brings back the original Pie cast, has created enough internal studio buzz that I will not be surprised if Hurwitz and Schlossberg start working on another installment if the movie plays strongly at the box office when it opens April 6. (more…)