Directed by Steven Brill, this comedy is about three reunited childhood friends going on a trip up a remote river in order to search for the loot of a long-lost airplane hijacker. Shepard plays Tom Marshall. Costarring Seth Green, Matthew Lillard, Ethan Suplee, Abraham Benrubi, Rachel Blanchard, and Burt Reynolds.
Tons of stuff. He [Matthew Liiard] and Seth both really, y’know, took me under their wing, and showed—I mean I just, I didn’t have the technical knowledge that they had as far as, y’know, camera placement, what do you do in the, y’know, cross—there’s just tons of stuff I didn’t know, and they were both really patient, really. Lillard’s—one of his first pieces of advice was the truest he said, and that was, “Hey Dax, it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon.” ‘Cause I blew most of my wad during the camera tests to try out whether our outfits worked or not for the studio. I was like, at a hundred and ninety-eight percent for the first week and a half.