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Press Release -- July 28th, 2016
Source: AT&T

AT&T Delivers Action-Adventure “Skiptrace” Starring Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville

Catch the Film Exclusively on DIRECTV CINEMA®

AT&T* is giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive look at “Skiptrace” starring action star Jackie Chan (“Kung Fu Panda 3”), comic actor Johnny Knoxville (“Bad Grandpa”), Chinese actress Bingbing Fan (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) and WWE star Eve Torres (“Supergirl”). The film is directed by Finnish film director Renny Harlin known for “Die Hard 2.” “Skiptrace” grossed a staggering $62M at the box office it’s opening weekend in China, marking the biggest debut of Jackie Chan’s career to date.

Watch it today on DIRECTV CINEMA, before it hits theaters September 2.

The plot

Fists and feet are flying in this explosive action-comedy starring Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville. For years, by-the-book Hong Kong detective Benny Chan (Jackie Chan) has tried to avenge his partner’s murder at the hands of a drug lord. When Benny learns that freewheeling American gambler Connor Watts (Johnny Knoxville) has the evidence he needs, he teams with Connor to get justice.

Tune in

“‘Skiptrace” is a hilarious and high-spirited action comedy with inventive stunts and Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville have impeccable comedic timing” said Hanny Patel, vice president, Video Marketing, AT&T. “Our customers can tune in to “Skiptrace” one month before its U.S. theatrical debut.”

“Skiptrace” will be available for 72-hour rental. View it in:

  • 1080p HD (Blu-ray format) for $10.99
  • Standard-definition (SD) for $9.99.

DIRECTV CINEMA is a premium pay-per-view service that brings exclusive access to select new releases before they hit theaters. Plus, get access to over 16,000 shows and movies with DIRECTV On Demand.

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*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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