Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard Used Craiglist to Find Nude Hit and Run Extras
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Hit and Run is a true labor of love for Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell.
"We actually enjoy spending time together," Bell, 32, said on TODAY August 22. "Our shooting schedules take us to different cities and they separate us for 15 hours a day. When he shoots Parenthood [for NBC], I shoot House of Lies [for Showtime], so to have an excuse to shoot together and work together was a real treat."
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Shepard, 37, wrote the comedy, which he also co-directed with David Palmer. With Bell's assistance, the two enlisted the help of A-list pals Bradley Cooper, 37, Kristin Chenoweth, 44, Tom Arnold, 53, Joy Bryant, 35, Michael Rosenbaum, 40, and Ryan Hansen, 31.
"Dax wrote this in six weeks. We just called all of our friends and said, 'Anybody have a couple days this summer?'" Bell explained. "Who else would we put in? They were our first choices."
When the time came to hire extras -- including a group of nude elders -- Shepard used a
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