Go Speed Racer Go!
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Matthew Fox
Director: Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
Screenwriter: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Producer: Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Composer: Michael Giacchino
After the success of the films in the Matrix series, the Wachowski Brothers return to the director's chair with this adaptation of the classic cartoon. INTO THE WILD's Emile Hirsch jumps into the Mach 5 car as Speed Racer, while John Goodman and Susan Sarandon play his parents. Christina Ricci costars as Speed's girlfriend Trixie, and Matthew Fox (LOST) is Racer X, his biggest competitor.
Speed Racer stars Emile Hirsch as Speed a racing car driver who dreams of following in his brothers footsteps as a racing car driver. After the death of his brother, Speed takes over the family car and drives an amazing race in the mach 5, bringing himself in the spotlight and the sights of sponsors.
After being lured by a sponsor, Speed Racer decides to knock but an opportunity of a lifetime and lucrative deal to challenge & cleanse the corrupt sponsors that are controlling his much loved sport of car racing.
What follows is some wild racing, with super charged stunts and graphics for the type of racing that has you on the edge of your seat. Exhilarating for any racing fan, this futuristic racing is something we can only dream happens in real race car sport.
Speed pairs up with undercover agent 'X' who is his cosmetically changed brother, unable to reveal his identity. Full of mystery and intrigue, Speed Racer needs to be seen to be believed.
Start your engines and fasten your seatbelts for the high-octane adventure Speed Racer, combining heartfelt family humour and groundbreaking visual effects. Speed Racer (Emile Hirsh) is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With support from Pops and Mom Racer (John Goodman and Susan Sarandon), girlfriend Trixie (Christina Ricci), younger brother Sprittle (Paulie Litt) and the mysterious Racer X (Matthew Fox), Speed Racer takes on fierce competitors to save h is family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps onto the track, it's not just a race. It's an adrenaline-fueled, high-speed charge to the finish.
Go Speed Racer Go!
Bring on more movies like this that challenge cinema as we know it.
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Speed Racer Interviews
Emile Hirsch Speed Racer Interview - www.girl.com.au/emile-hirsch-speed-racer-interview.htm
Christina Ricci Speed Racer Interview - www.girl.com.au/christina-ricci-speed-racer-interview.htm