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Brody And Chiklis Go Back To High School
Stars sign on for indie comedy

15 October 2008  |  Written by Glen Ferris  |  Source: Variety

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Imagine Rushmore mixed with Election and a fair amount of good old fashioned stoner comedies and you’re some way to envisioning the potential appeal of Adrien Brody and Michael Chiklis’ new project.

Variety reports that Brody (pictured) and Chiklis have joined the cast of High School, an indie comedy about an over-achieving valedictorian who inadvertently smokes a joint (do kids still call them ‘joints’ these days?) with the school stoner and faces a drug test. His plan to avoid detection and beat the test is to then to get the entire school stoned.

Production will start on November 8 in Detroit with Brody playing a drug dealer and Chiklis popping up as the school principal.


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High School...
Ooooh, I get it! I get jokes! I actually think this sounds great. And the presence of Brody and Chiklis has to be a good sign. Bring it on. High School. Where do they come up with this stuff! More

Posted by chizmund at 14:22 on 15 October 2008 | Report This Post

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L: Knight of Fury Vic Mackie as your head teacher? that's fucking terrifying! sp; All I know is I will pay good money to see that man do "stoned". More

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Vic Mackie as your head teacher? that's fucking terrifying! More

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