The makers of television's Trailer Park Boys announced plans Thursday to turn the series into a feature film.

The big-screen offering will star the show's original cast -- Robb Wells as Ricky, John Paul Tremblay as Julian, and Mike Smith as Bubbles -- and is set to land in theatres in the summer of 2006.

Comedy veteran Ivan Reitman, best known for directing movies like Ghostbusters and Meatballs, will serve as the film's executive producer. Series creator Mike Clattenburg will direct.

The story of three lovable losers who are never able to scheme their way out of the fictitious Sunnyvale trailer park, the show kicked off its fifth season on Showcase earlier this month.

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