NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading comedy brand CollegeHumor is pleased to announce a partnership with digital entertainment curator FilmBuff for the release of new comedy, Coffee Town. FilmBuff will release Coffee Town , the debut feature film from CollegeHumor, on July 9 across all digital platforms. CollegeHumor will also screen the film in select theatrical engagements leading up to the official Festival premiere at Just for Laughs in Montreal.
Produced by CollegeHumor, Coffee Town is the first workplace comedy for the generation that increasingly doesn't work out of a traditional office. When a 30-something website manager who uses a local cafe as his office learns of plans to convert the space into a bar, he enlists the help of his two best friends to help save his freeloading existence. Directed by Brad Copeland ( Arrested Development), the film's all-star comedy cast includes Glenn Howerton ( It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ), Steve Little ( Eastbound & Down), Ben Schwartz ( Parks and Recreation), Adrianne Palicki ( G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Josh Groban ( Crazy, Stupid, Love.).
FilmBuff will release the film in North America on all leading On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and XBOX. CollegeHumor will also host limited theatrical screenings of Coffee Town throughout the United States and Canada during the summer leading up to a Festival premiere event at Just for Laughs in Montreal on July 27.
"From interacting directly with our audience every day via the website, we're seeing firsthand the shift in how people are consuming content," said Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor and a producer on Coffee Town. "We were fortunate to find FilmBuff, a distributor whose model is built around those new trends.""We are thrilled to be able to partner with CollegeHumor on the release of their first feature film," said FilmBuff's Head of Content Partnerships Steven Beckman. "The entire creative team behind the movie is extremely talented and have made such a hilarious film that audiences will be cracking up and quoting it for years to come."