The Retreat: According to Variety, New Line has tapped comedy writing team Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland to pen corporate comedy The Retreat for Guy Walks Into A Bar partners Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki.

Directed by James Dodson, the story centers on a thirtysomething hot dog vendor at Chicago's Wrigley Field who lands a job at a corporation. He climbs the management ladder thanks to impressing the go-getter CEO with the simple wisdom he's picked up selling hot dogs. Protag discovers at a company retreat in Hawaii that he's the target of sabotage by a disgruntled employee.

Brian B.