April 21, 2014

Trailer Park Boys become “Race Dicks”

HollywoodNews.com: The stars from the legendary, infamous and outrageous underground sensation formerly known as the Trailer Park Boys are reuniting in a feature film called RACE DICKS. This movie will follow Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay and Mike Smith as they enhance their car racing skills to compete in a world famous car race in Newfoundland. Along the way, they will creatively raise money to fund the television network SwearNet. The racing coach on the project is legendary car racer Rick Bye. RACE DICKS is targeting a 2013 release.

RACE DICKS is a Rollercoaster Entertainment and Vortex Words + Pictures production, produced by Gary Howsam and Bill Marks, directed by Bill Marks. Howsam and Marks most recently collaborated together on The Truth, starring Andy Garcia, Kim Coates, Deborah Kara Unger, Eva Longoria and Forest Whitaker, directed by Damian Lee. Prior to The Truth, they collaborated together on Casino Jack, starring Kevin Spacey, directed by the late George Hickenlooper.

Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay and Mike Smith are best known for starring in ?Trailer Park Boys? (television series: 2001 to 2007), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (feature film: 2006), Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (feature film:2009) and ?The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour? (television series: 2010 to present).

Principal photography in 2012 will take place in Toronto, Ontario and surrounding areas, Halifax, Nova Scotia and several areas of Newfoundland.

In January 2012, the RACE DICKS Facebook page was launched to a fabulous response at http://www.facebook.com/racedicks. On this page fans get to participate in and follow the project as filming progresses. RACE DICKS also has a website at http://www.racedicks.com.

An online sponsorship campaign was just launched and will run for approximately two (2) months. This campaign gives fans worldwide the opportunity to get involved and support the stars in the upcoming race. Contributors to the campaign will be rewarded with perks which range from speaking a person?s name in the film and listing a name in the credits to putting a contributor?s product or picture in the film. The site for the campaign is at http://www.indiegogo.com/race-dicks.

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