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Posted on Thu, Dec 8, 2011 : 11:01 a.m.

'The Five Year Engagement' poster and trailer surface online

By Jenn McKee


"The Five Year Engagement," a movie comedy filmed primarily in Ann Arbor earlier this year, has released a poster image and a two-and-a-half-minute trailer online, as well as a wedding blog that focuses on the film's main characters, Tom and Violet.

Produced by Judd Apatow ("Bridesmaids," "Knocked Up," "The 40 Year Old Virgin"), directed by Nicholas Stoller ("Forgetting Sarah Marshall"), and written by Stoller and Jason Segel ("How I Met Your Mother" and "The Muppets"), "Engagement" stars Segel (Tom) and Emily Blunt (Violet) as an engaged couple whose way to the altar is delayed initially by a professional opportunity (at the University of Michigan) that Violet can't pass up.

Also starring Mindy Kaling, Chris Parnell, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans, Chris Pratt, and Kevin Hart, the film is currently slated for an April 27, 2012 release, according to Local filming took place at Liberty Square Plaza, Main Street, The Cavern Club, Zingerman's Bakehouse, outside Beezy's Cafe in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Palmer House, U-M's Angell Hall, and a personal residence on Berkshire Road, among other locations.

Check out the trailer below to see if you can recognize some of these local spots:

Check out all our coverage of "The Five Year Engagement"

Jenn McKee is the entertainment digital journalist for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.


Cavern Clubs

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 : 2:50 p.m.

You are right Kai...That's Cavern Club in the Trailer where Jason is dressed as a Pink Bunny &amp; Emily is Lady Diana. Press Coverage of the shoot on our website's Press Page @ <a href=""></a>

Kai Petainen

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 : 5:32 p.m.

cavern club.... that's awesome stuff. cool!

Cavern Clubs

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 : 12:31 a.m.

Looking forward to the release. It was a blast having them here! <a href=""></a>

Kai Petainen

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 : 12:59 a.m.

is it the cavern club that we see in the trailer?

Kai Petainen

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 : 11:28 p.m.

i see Bar Louie in there. cool.....

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 : 7:19 p.m.

SO excited for this movie!


Thu, Dec 8, 2011 : 4:57 p.m.

I'm always down for supporting locally shot movies, plus it looks good, too.