According to The Hollywood Reporter, Justin Long is starring in Accepted, a comedy Steve Pink is directing for Universal Pictures.

Tom Shadyac and Michael Bostick are producing via their Universal-based Shady Acres Entertainment banner.

The story centers on a high school senior who finds a unique way to avoid the pressure to attend college. Universal bought the spec by Mark Perez in a high-priced bidding war. Adam Cooper and Bill Collage have done a rewrite.