Stand up comedians Russell Peters and Faizon love are set to stat in a new stoner flick known as Ripped. Ripped is the story of two stoners who smoke some extremely strong weed and wake up 30 years later and stumble upon a changed Planet Earth. Brad Epstein will be directing from a screenplay by Billiam Coronel. Peters will be taking a break from his Almost Famous World Tour to shoot this film.
Pelican Point Media will finance, produce and distribute the film and it will be produced by Ike Suri, Epstein and Javier Chapa. Peters has previously appeared as a judge on the eighth season of “Last Comic Standing” and in last years Jon Favreau flick “Chef.” Love’s credits have included “Couple’s Retreat,” “Zookeeper” and “Elf.”
Epstein has produced “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,” “Dan in Real Life” and “About a Boy.” Also starring in the picture is Alex Meneses, who will be apart of Eva Longoria’s upcoming NBC show “Hot and Bothered”. the movie has yet to have a release date.