James Roday (“Miss Match”) has nabbed the role of racing star Billy Prickett in Warner Bros.’ and Village Roadshow’s “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, pic — based on the hit television series that ran from 1979-85, but updated to the present day — stars Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville and Jessica Simpson. Lensing is under way in Louisiana.

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