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SPEED RACER (2008) - PREVIEW 



 

Speed Racer (2007)

Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Kick Gurry, Paulie Litt, Roger Allam, Ji Hoon Jung, Melvil Poupaud, Richard Roundtree
Director: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski

U.S. Opening Date: May 9th, 2008


THEY SAY

Based on the classic 1960s series created by anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida that later was retooled for North American audiences, the big-screen film will follow the adventures of the young race car driver Speed in his quest for glory in his thundering gadget-laden vehicle, Mach 5. The movie will feature other characters from the show, including Speed's family and his mysterious archrival, Racer X.

WE SAY

The Wachowski brothers who have probably been hiding from irate punters who paid good money to see Matrix Revolutions back in 2003 is back with . . . Inspector Gadget on wheels? Well, it certainly looks that way . . .
 

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  • Director Alfonso Cuarón (Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Y Tu Mama Tambien) was once attached to direct with Johnny Depp starring.
  • According to producer Joel Silver, this movie is going to be largely or entirely shot in front of the green screen.


 

 



 

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