'Hazzard' Sequel Fills Cast
According to Variety, shooting has now begun on "Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning," a prequel to last summer's Warner Bros. release. The project is directed by Bob Berlinger, whose credits include
The first "Hazzard" film, shot for a reported $50 million, made an acceptable $80 million domestic. However, rather than pushing the original cast members back into the General Lee, WB has taken the low-budget direct-to-video route, shooting the prequel for $5 million.
That means, of course, that Seann William Scott and
The plot involves the Duke boys foiling some plan involving Boss Hogg and protecting Uncle Jesse's farm. Imagine that.
The plan is to have the spinoff in stores some time next year.