Commercials and music video director Dewey Nicks has signed to direct Slackers which is being produced and distributed domestically by Destination Films.

Set to start principal photography on May 24, the film is written by first-time writer David Steinberg (currently writing the sequel to American Pie) and follows three college students who are expert at scamming the system.

Destination's vice president, production, Mark Morgan will oversee the production. Neal Moritz of Original Film is producing with Erik Feig of Amalgamated Incorporated. Moritz and Feig previously co-produced I Know What You Did Last Summer.