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Jason PriestleyFormer 'Beverly Hills, 90210' star Jason Priestley will return to the silver screen as producer of the upcoming drug-smuggling film 'Death of a Freerider,' Variety reports.

The film, which Priestly optioned from Jesse Hyde's 'Freerider,' is the story of a young Canadian adventurer named Sam Brown, who died while trying to transition from mountain biking to the world of cross-border high-stakes drug running. With help from producers Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, Priestley's latest production venture aims to start shooting at the end of 2010. Jason PriestleyFormer 'Beverly Hills, 90210' star Jason Priestley will return to the silver screen as producer of the upcoming drug-smuggling film 'Death of a Freerider,' Variety reports.

The film, which Priestly optioned from Jesse Hyde's 'Freerider,' is the story of a young Canadian adventurer named Sam Brown, who died while trying to transition from mountain biking to the world of cross-border high-stakes drug running. With help from producers Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, Priestley's latest production venture aims to start shooting at the end of 2010.

Priestley's most recent movie venture is the upcoming family adventure film Courage, with the actor starring as the patriarch of a family that must brave the wilderness after their boat crashes and leaves them stranded on an island.

Despite Priestley's lack of big-budget movie appearances in recent years, he has made cameos on popular television shows like 'My Name is Earl' and 'Medium,' and directed episodes of 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager' and the re-boot of his popular teen drama, '90210.'