One of Canada’s most talked about comedians, Russell Peters is teaming up with Big Worm aka Faizon Love for an upcoming stoner comedy. Though details on their roles have not been revealed as of yet, we have learned whose behind project thanks to Business Wire.
Straight off of NBC’s Hit show, Last Comic Standing and the critically acclaimed movie, Chef, and in the midst of his record breaking Almost Famous World Tour, Canada’s number one stand-up export, RUSSELL PETERS has teamed up with fellow stand-up comedian and accomplished actor Faizon Love in a stoner buddy comedy RIPPED directed by Brad Epstein. Faizon Love, known for his roles in Couple’s Retreat, Kevin James’ Zookeeper and Will Ferrell’s Elf brings an impressive resume and his comedic prowess to the project. Joining them in Pelican Point Media’s production is the beautiful Alex Meneses featured in the up-coming NBC show Hot & Bothered executive produced by and starring Eva Longoria. The comedy is being directed by Brad Epstein based on an original screenplay written by Brad Epstein and Billiam Colonel.
Filming is currently underway.