Arnold Schwarzenegger  is back at work -- with a real Jackass.
The former California governor and action star is now shooting "The Last Stand ," Lionsgate's chase story, with "Jackass " star Johnny Knoxville  and Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, Lionsgate announced Monday.
Shooting began Monday and will take place in New Mexico and Nevada.
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The Korean director Kim Jee-Woon ("A Tale of Two Sisters," "The Good, The Bad, The Weird") is directing.
"The Last Stand" is about a former Los Angeles Police officer who becomes the sheriff of a sleepy border town and finds himself standing between a ruthless drug cartel leader and the border.
Lionsgate says the movie includes "one of the most daring face offs in cinema history."
Lorenzo di Bonaventura  is producing.