Jacob Tremblay’s R-rated ‘Good Boys’ books summer 2019 release

Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that is has set “Good Boys,” the upcoming R-rated comedy produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, for release on August 16, 2019. The date had previously been held by the studio as a placeholder for an untitled event film.

“Good Boys” will star Jacob Tremblay as the leader of a group of 12-year-old miscreants who decide to skip school one day, leading to a slew of memorably bad decisions.

Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky, who worked on the American version of “The Office,” will make their feature film debut with this picture as writer-directors. James Weaver will produce with Rogen and Goldberg through their Point Grey banner. Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane will executive produce with Josh Fagen and Brady Fujikawa.

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