Following a bidding war with multiple studios, Deadline brings word that New Line Cinema has successfully won the rights to a brand new superhero comedy movie pitch titled Super High for a reported seven-figure deal. Golden Globe winners Andy Samberg and Common have also signed on along with Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine) to star in the upcoming project.
Super High centers around a special smoking weed that will allow you to have super powers. The film will be written by Adam Mansbach, who also came up with the story along with Shamier Anderson. This marks the latest collaboration between Samberg and Robinson, who have been working together on the fan-favorite sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
On top of starring, Samberg, Robinson, and Common will also serve as producers along with 3 Arts’ Mark Schulman, Richard Abate and Will Rowbotham. The film will also be produced by Party Over Here, Narrative’s Shelby Stone and Derek Dudley with Anderson set as an executive producer. Richard Brener and Dave Neustadter will be overseeing the project for the studio.
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