‘Pimp My Ride’ Team Launching Netflix Series ‘Resurrected Rides’ With Chris Redd as Host (EXCLUSIVE)

“Pimp My Ride” is back … sort of. Actor and comedian Chris Redd is set to host Netflix’s new motor makeover series “Resurrected Rides,” which will premiere on July 24. The series will feature eight 40-minute episodes.

Rick Hurvitz, who co-created “Pimp My Ride,” which aired on MTV from 2004 to 2007, serves as an executive producer on the series, along with Brandon Killion, Ari Shofet and Mike Odair.

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Per the official logline, “Resurrected Rides” is “an entirely new motor makeover series for the modern age,” with Redd and his team of mechanics helping “deserving owners transform their beloved beaters into roadworthy masterpieces.”

“We took the spirit and knowledge from the original and reimagined it with a hilarious host, brand new cast, plus the eye-popping technology and culture of today,” says Hurvitz. Shofet adds, “This is an aspirational and wish-fulfillment show with a comedic lens, and we’re excited to give deserving folks a mind-blowing automotive makeover.”

The original MTV series aired for six seasons and was hosted by Xzibit. It led to several international adaptations and spawned spinoffs “Trick My Truck,” which aired on CMT. Each episode, Xzibit and the group of mechanics would take a vehicle needing work to a custom body shop — first West Coast Customs, later Galpin Auto Sports.

Redd, who is most well known for his work appearing on five seasons of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” also recently appeared in Amazon Prime Video and MGM Studios’ holiday film “Candy Cane Lane,” which starred Eddie Murphy and Tracee Ellis Ross. He co-created, wrote and starred in Peacock’s sketch comedy series “Bust Down.” His additional credits include “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” “Disjointed,” “Wet Hot American Summer,” “Will & Grace,” “Detroiters,” and “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.” Redd is also starring in the upcoming thriller “Merv” alongside Zooey Deschanel and Charlie Cox.

“Ressurected Rides” is produced by Bright Bay Creative, Breakfast Anytime Inc.

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