An ’80s cop show revived for the 21st century — sound familiar?
Dax Shepard and Michael Peña channel strong 21 Jump Street vibes in the trailer for CHiPs, in which they play an odd couple of highway patrollers on a mission to take down dirty cops.
Shepard plays Jon Baker and Peña plays Frank “Ponch” Poncherello, an agent undercover with the California Highway Patrol. As with the CHiPs television series, which ran from 1977 to 1983, the film and trailer devote a lot of time to the tense partnership of Baker and Ponch.
The film adaptation is written and directed by Shepard, who promoted it on Ellen as early as 2015, when he showed up in full highway patrol uniform and spoke about his love of the original series. Read more…
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