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Comedy Central Buys Open Road Package

By | Monday January 28, 2013 @ 9:35am PST

Comedy Central and Open Road Films have made a deal for a film package that includes the first-window broadcast premiere of Marlon Wayans’ new comedy A Haunted House and Dax Shepard’s Hit & Run. The cable network’s window for A Haunted House will begin in March 2015 and is exclusive to all Viacom Media Networks; the first-position window of Hit & Run will begin in November 2014.

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Hot TV Spot: ‘Hit And Run’

By | Thursday August 2, 2012 @ 10:39pm PDT

Here’s a TV spot for Open Road FilmsHit And Run — directed by David Palmer and Dax Shepard who also scripted and stars as a former bank robber living under a new identity in a quiet town. But his girlfriend’s ex recognizes and rats him out to his former accomplices and all hell breaks loose. Cast of characters in the action-comedy include Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenowith, Michael Rosenbaum and Tom Arnold. It opens August 22nd:

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Open Road Moves Up ‘Hit And Run’ Release

By | Monday July 30, 2012 @ 4:43pm PDT
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Hit And Run Release DateOpen Road is moving its comedy Hit And Run from Friday, August 24 to Wednesday, August 22. The distributor made the move after testing the film and wanting to squeeze out more summer business. The film was directed by Dax Shepard and David Palmer and stars Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold and Kristin Chenoweth. Shepard plays a man who risks all to bust out of witness protection to transport his fiance to L.A. for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. He has Feds and gangsters on his tail. “We’ve been getting fantastic reactions at screenings around the country all summer, from Bonnaroo to Comic-Con,” said Open Road marketing president Jason Cassidy. “We’re confident that an extra two days in the marketplace will result in positive word of mouth and a nice boost for the Hit And Run opening.”

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Hot Trailer: ‘Hit And Run’ Red Band

By | Tuesday June 26, 2012 @ 9:35pm PDT

Parenthood‘s Dax Shepard wrote, co-directed (with David Palmer) and stars in Hit And Run. The movie is about a nice guy (Shepard) with a questionable past who risks everything when he busts out of the witness protection program to deliver his fiancé (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles for her dream job. They are chased by feds and gangsters. Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold and Kristin Chenoweth co-star. Open Road is releasing it August 24. Here’s the clip.

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Hot Trailer: ‘Hit And Run’

By | Wednesday May 16, 2012 @ 11:35am PDT

Parenthood‘s Dax Shepard wrote, co-directed (with David Palmer) and stars in Hit And Run, and the trailer for the action romantic comedy begins playing ahead of The Dictator this week. The movie, formerly titled Outrun, is about a nice guy (Shepard) with a questionable past who risks everything when he busts out of the witness protection program to deliver his fiancé (Shepard’s real-life wife-to-be Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles for her dream job. They are chased by feds and gangsters. Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold and Kristin Chenoweth co-star. Open Road is releasing it August 24.

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