1 December 2010 6:11 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We’ve known this for awhile now, but Sony has confirmed Jonah Hill (Get Him to the Greek) and Channing Tatum (Dear John) will star in the upcoming adaptation of 21 Jump Street. Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) will be directing the film, which will be written by Michael Bacall (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World).  Hill came up with the story with Bacall and has described it as being “a John Hughes movie with ‘Bad Boys’ style action.”  Emma Stone was attached to star in the film, but recently had to drop out due to her commitment with the upcoming Spider-Man reboot.  21 Jump Street is currently set to for a March 16, 2012 release date.  You can hit the jump to read the press release.

Culver City, Calif., December 1, 2010 – Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are set to star in a contemporary motion picture adaptation of 21 Jump Street, »

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