Red Band Trailer For Frat Boys Vs. Townies Comedy, Neighbors, With Seth Rogen And Zac Efron

Anybody in Britain reading the headline above will no doubt have some gag to crack about the Australian soap opera. I don't know if anybody in Australia will – I expect the show was much less significant down there than up here. And in America? America is waiting for me to get on to the next paragraph.

Here's the first trailer for Neighbors, formerly Townies. It's Red Band for big kids only.


And so filmgoers of a certain age start to wax lyrical about how, when they were young, Seth Rogen would have been on the other side of this bitter divide. And then they all sigh, before the creeping dread of turning 30 25 starts to freeze their hearts.

Neighbors was directed by Nicholas Stoller of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Five Year Engagement, and written by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien, sometime producers on a number of Judd Apatow-related projects.

Now, here's a reminder of what it was like when a different web of friends and colleagues had the movie comedy business all up in wraps.