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‘CHiPS’ Movie Gets Michael Pena as Ponch; Dax Shepard Will Direct

‘CHiPS’ Movie Gets Michael Pena as Ponch; Dax Shepard Will Direct

Warner Bros. is finally moving forward with its big screen adaptation of the 1970s NBC cop series CHiPs with Michael Pena set to play Ponch and Dax Shepard as his partner Jon. Shepard will also write and direct the action comedy.

The story will revolve around two motorcycle cops patrolling modern day Los Angeles. The original series ran on NBC from 1977 to 1982, with Erik Estrada portraying the iconic Frank "Ponch" Poncherello and Larry Wilcox as his partner Officer Jon Baker. Rick Rosner created the original series.

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Dax Shepard's ‘Hit and Run’ Trailer

Charlie Bronson (Dax Shepard), a former getaway driver busts out of the Witness Protection Program to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles so she can land her dream job. Their road trip grows awkwardly complicated, when they are chased by the feds, and increasingly dangerous, when Charlie's former gang of criminals (led by Bradley Cooper) enter the fray. We have the first trailer for Hit and Run, directed by Dax Shepard and also starring Kristin Chenoweth, Michael Rosenbaum, and Tom Arnold. Watch as Dax gets his nose broken with a golf club before partaking in a cross-country car chase straight out of The Cannonball Run.

Hit and Run was released August 22nd, 2012.

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Dax Shepard's ‘Outrun’ Goes to Open Road Films

Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to the romantic action comedy Outrun - starring, written and co-directed by comic talent Dax Shepard (NBC's Parenthood) with an all-star ensemble cast including Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, Beau Bridges, Kristin Chenoweth, David Koechner, Michael Rosenbaum, Joy Bryant, and Ryan Hansen. David Palmer co-directed with Shepard. The announcement was made today by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films.

Outrun is the story of Charlie Bronson (Shepard), a former getaway driver who busts out of the Witness Protection Program to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles so she can land her dream job. Their road trip grows awkwardly complicated, when they are chased by the feds (led by Tom Arnold), and increasingly dangerous, when Charlie's former gang of criminals (led by Bradley Cooper) enter the fray.

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Dax Shepard's ‘Outrun’ Lands at Exclusive Media Group

Exclusive Media Group has acquired worldwide rights in all media excluding US and Canada to the high-octane, action romantic comedy Outrun, written and directed by Dax Shepard (acting credits Employee of the Month, Baby Mama and MTV's Punk'd) who, co-directs with David Palmer, and stars with Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper and Tom Arnold, it was announced today by Exclusive co-chairmen Nigel Sinclair and Guy East. The all-star ensemble cast featuring some of the industry's leading comedic actors also includes Kristin Chenoweth, Beau Bridges, David Koechner, Michael Rosenbaum, Joy Bryant and Ryan Hansen.

The feature film is being produced by Andrew Panay (Wedding Crashers), Nate Tuck (Brother's Justice), and Kim Waltrip & Jim Casey (Expecting Mary).

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EXCLUSIVE: Tom Arnold Talks ‘Brother's Justice’

Tom Arnold attempts to help Dax Shepard break into the action film business in this hilarious mockumentary, in a theater this Friday.

Having made its VOD premiere on April 20th, Dax Shepard's Brother's Justice is set to make its big screen debut this Friday, May 13th at 7:30, at the Laemmle's Sunset 5 Theater in Hollywood, California. This half-true, half-mockumentary look at the world of action films and what it takes to break into the genre was written, directed, and stars Dax Shepard as himself. He is joined on screen by fellow comedic actor and longtime friend Tom Arnold, who is conned into participating in this often hilarious look at the world of filmmaking and what it takes for an actor to change his image amongst a sometimes stubborn public.

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EXCLUSIVE: Dax Shepard Talks ‘Brother's Justice’

Dax Shepard wants to be an action star, whether Hollywood is ready or not. Brother's Justice chronicles the comedic actor's attempts to gain entry into this genre with surprising and hilarious results. Is it real? Is it fake? It's hard to tell as Dax appears on one talk show after the next, flaunting his ideas, and picking up a few famous cameos along the way.

Co-starring Tom Arnold, and featuring such actors as Ashton Kutcher, David Koechner, Bradley Cooper, and Jon Favreau, Brother's Justice is a rollicking run down the wrong side of the Hollywood food chain.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Freebie’ Photos Featuring Dax Shepard

The Freebie centers on Darren (Dax Shepard) and Annie (Katie Aselton), a young married couple with an enviable relationship built on love trust and communication. Darren and Annie still enjoy each other's company and laugh at each other's jokes, but, unfortunately, they can't remember the last time they had sex. When a dinner party conversation leads to an honest discussion about the state of their love life, and when a sexy bikini photo shoot leads to crossword puzzles instead of sex, they begin to flirt with a way to spice things up. The deal: one night of freedom, no strings attached, no questions asked. Could a freebie be the cure for their ailing sex life? And will they go through with it? With a keen eye and fresh take, Aselton's directorial debut shines with crisp storytelling and fine-tuned performances. The Freebie is an insightful and humorous look at love, sustaining relationships, and the awkwardness of monogamy when the haze of lust has faded.

The Freebie was released September 17th, 2010.

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