March 24, 2013 on FOX
Joe: Retaliation" stars Cotrona, Palicki to serve
as Grand Marshals for Auto Club 400
credit: Auto Club Speedway
Joe: Retaliation" movie poster
Calif. -- Stars of the upcoming film "G.I.
Joe: Retaliation," D.J. Cotrona and Adrianne Palicki,
will serve as Grand Marshals for the Auto Club 400 at
Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 24 at 12:00 p.m. PT.
Grand Marshals, Cotrona and Palicki will give the command
“Drivers, start your engines” to the 43-car
field of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Southern California’s
premier motorsports facility. The event will be televised
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation," set for release in
theaters on March 28, Cotrona plays Flint, a beloved character
of the G.I. Joe mythology and a solid and strong-willed
soldier who has a bit of a rebellious streak. Palicki
plays Lady Jaye, the only female in the squad and never
one to back down or be intimidated.
follow-up to the 2009 release “G.I. JOE: THE RISE
OF COBRA,” which grossed more than $300 million
worldwide, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
(MGM) and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro
present “G.I. JOE: RETALIATION.”
this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their
mortal enemy Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats
from within the government that jeopardize their very
existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee,
Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson,
Channing Tatum, with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson.
Directed by Jon M. Chu and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura
and Brian Goldner. Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick,
based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe® characters.
was last seen starring opposite Michael Imperiloi on ABC's
“Detroit 1-8-7” and in theaters starring opposite
Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried in Screen Gems’
“Dear John,” based on Nicholas Sparks’
is best known for her critically acclaimed role as Tyra
Collette on NBC’s “Friday Night Lights.”
On the big screen, she was last seen in MGM’s remake
of “Red Dawn” as Toni, a role originated by
Jennifer Grey, and in Sony Pictures’ film “Legion”
alongside Paul Bettany.
see Cotrona and Palicki deliver the most famous words
in motorsports to get Sunday’s race underway, call
800-944-RACE (7223), log on to www.autoclubspeedway.com
or visit the Auto Club Speedway ticket office. Auto Club
400 weekend, tickets start as low as $35 and AAA members
receive Show Your Card & Save discounts, including
a special section with half-priced tickets for kids 12
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Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports
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year including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club
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Finale weekend in October. The two-mile D-shaped oval
is one of the fastest tracks on the INDYCAR and NASCAR
circuits. The Speedway is also home to numerous movies,
television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new
car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools.
For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call
800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com.
For more information on event lodging, visit the Hilton
Garden Inn, Fontana, the official hotel partner of Auto
Club Speedway and Auto Club Dragway.
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