How the General Lee Works


Them Duke Boys Are At It Again
Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott as Luke and Bo Duke
Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott as Luke and Bo Duke
Photo courtesy Sam Emerson for Warner Bros. Pictures

The "Dukes of Hazzard" made a comeback with a feature film starring Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, and Jessica Simpson. In an interview with Cinema Confidential, Scott reports that all of the stunts were actually performed - there's no computer-generated General Lee flying through the air. The stunt crew from the "Bourne Supremacy" worked on the Dukes film. After a few weeks of training, Scott also got to drive the General for a few scenes. Knoxville confirmed Scott's skill in another interview. "Seann was training like four hours a day with Bobby Ore and Seann's damn good now," he said. "Reverse 180s, drifting, he's really good and he gets to do a lot of the driving in the movie."

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