'22 Jump Street' stars to be Pocono Grand Marshals

May 20, 2014, Staff report,

Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum to give honorary command for Pocono 400

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Pocono Raceway
has added some star power to its pre-race lineup for the Pocono 400 on June 8. Actors Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, who will star in '22 Jump Street,' have been named Grand Marshals for the race.

The two celebrities will give the honorary command for drivers to start their engines as well as take part in a VIP question-and-answer session.

"The excitement surrounding the Pocono 400 is even higher now," said Pocono Raceway President/CEO Brandon Igdalsky in a release. "We are thrilled to have two movie stars of Jonah and Channing's stature joining us and helping us kick off the Pocono 400."

'22 Jump Street,' which will be released on June 13, is the sequel to the 2012 movie '21 Jump Street,' which was based off on the television series of the same name that ran from 1987 to 1991.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Pocono 400 is set for June 8 and will be televised on TNT at 1 p.m. ET.


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