Accoridng to Variety, Universal has picked up North American distribution for buddy comedy You Are Going to Prison from Carsey-Werner Films.

The studio is planning a release for Prison, which stars Dax Shepard, Will Arnett and Chi McBride, later this year but hasn't set a date.

Bob Odenkirk directed the tale of a career criminal and an entitled rich man stuck together in a maximum-security prison cell. Team of Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon penned the script along with Michael Patrick Jann.

The picture lensed last spring at Joliet Prison near Chicago.

Brian B.