Producers behind Bear City have begun casting and say filming will start in August.

Bear City is the romantic comedy that follows the lives of a pack of New York City bears and cubs.

Boyish and thin Tyler is a closet bear chaser who falls into a den of hot bears when he boards a room from Fred and husbear Brent. Tyler is working at the local bear coffee shop when Roger, a stroke magazine hot musclebear, walks in. Does barely legal Tyler have a shot with the perfect bear?

If that set up sounds familiar, it should. Producers concede Bear City is the hirsute Sex and the City of the gay community. And one of only a handful of movies to focus on the evolving bear scene.

Veteran comic actor Fred Willard has already signed up to play one of the bears, Fred, described in the casting call as “masculine yet sassy.”

Bear City is from the folks who brought you Another Gay Movie and Bear Cub.

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