SHORT TAKES : Stallone in Line for Comedy Role

<i> From Times Wire Services </i>

Sylvester Stallone will try his hand at comedy in a new film with John Candy.

Carolco Pictures Chairman Mario Kassar announced today that John Hughes will direct Stallone and Candy in a comedy about feuding neighbors entitled “Bartholomew vs. Neff.”

An original story by Hughes about two neighbors whose friendship disintegrates as they battle to the finish, the film is scheduled to begin production in the summer of 1991, shooting in the Chicago suburbs.