<i>The Three Stooges</i> set for April 4, 2012 release date 20th Century Fox has handed out an April 4, 2012 release date for the upcoming comedy The Three Stooges, which is directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly.

Will Sasso, Sean Hayes, and Chris Diamantopoulos star as the stooges. The plot revolves around the title characters trying to save their childhood home, although they become involved in a murder plot and, later, star in their own reality TV series. The story will be broken up into three half-hour segments. Jane Lynch, Larry David, Stephen Collins, Craig Bierko, Jennifer Hudson, and Carly Craig also star.

Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly directed The Three Stooges, which is currently in post-production, from a screenplay they both co-wrote with Mike Cerrone.

As of now, The Three Stooges is the only movie slated for release on April 4, 2012, which is a Wednesday. Other movies opening on Friday, April 6 are American Reunion, The Cold Light of Day, Think Like a Man, and the 3D theatrical re-release of Titanic.