While it might feel like every classic US TV series has been made into a film, there are still a few out there, including CHiPs, which ran from 1977-1983. However for a while a film version has been in the works, with Dax Shepard set to write, direct and star.
Now it’s been announced that he hasn’t gone to far to find a co-star, as his wife, Kristen Bell is set to appear in the movie, according to TheWrap. Michael Pena, Adam Brody, Rosa Salazar and Vincent D’Onofrio are also set to star.
The film, ‘follows two California highway patrol officers and their adventures in crime-fighting. Shepard takes over the role of Officer Jon Baker, while Pena inherits the role of Frank “Ponch” Poncherello from Erik Estrada.’