Monday, January 14, 2008

Speed Racer (2008)

Speed racer 2008A live action film adaptation of a Japanese animated series with the same title. Speed Racer is an upcoming action-family film to be released on May 9, 2008. This movie is directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski with cast Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Mathew Fox, Scott Porter and many more. Rain is also one of the cast of this movie. He is a pop singer from South Korea and Speed Racer movie is his first Hollywood Film appearance.

A chimpanzee is also one of the cast of this movie. Supposedly, the chimpanzee should be an animatronix because of some serious problems that they encounter. The PETA told the production to use an animatronix instead of a real chimpanzee because according to PETA the chimpanzee are being mistreated but the production of the said movie denied it and decided to use a real chimpanzee.

Speed Racer is a young fearless and aggressive man who has a natural talents when it comes to speed racing. He grew up in a family of speed racer. They even have their family racing business. Sadly, Speed's brother whom he idolized died because of speed racing. But, that won't stop Speed from achieving his own goal.

Speed wanted to join and win The Crucible a cross-country rally where his brother died. The car that he will going to use is from their family business and his dad design the speed racing car just for him.

Before the big race came, the owner of the Royalton Industries offer Speed to be part of their team but Speed refused. That makes the life of Speed and his family be miserable and that also affects their family business. But, because of the full support of his family and his girlfriend he continue the race. For him to be able to rescue his family's business and the sports that he really love.

Emile Hirsch as Speed Racer
Christina Ricci as Trixie (Speed's girlfriend)
Mathew Fox as Racer X
Rain as Taejo Togokhan
John Goodman as Pops Racer (Speed's father)
Susan Sarandon as Mom Racer (Speed's mother)
and many more..



MovieFan said...

this seems similar to "The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" starred by Will Ferrel. its great to know that there is an Asian Superstar included in this movie. looking forward to seeing this one...