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Back to the Grind Skateboard Comedy Coming from Tony Hawk

Back to the Grind Skateboard Comedy Coming from Tony Hawk

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is getting into the movie game and is producing his first Hollywood feature. The 50-year-old skateboarder has signed on to producer a comedy titled Back to the Grind, which centers on a group of five middle-aged men who get their old skate team back together in order to prevent their favorite park from being taken over by obnoxious younger skaters. Here's what Hawk had to say about the project in a statement.

"I'm excited to be part of this project, which comes at a time when skateboarding culture is so widely recognized across many generations. 'Back to the Grind' will be a fun, entertaining story that can enhance skateboarding's growing popularity."

The movie comes from Branded Pictures Entertainment. Tony Hawk is set to serve as a script and technical advisor on the project, in addition to his duties as a producer. "Tony is the leading ambassador to the sport,

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