Here he come, here comes SPEED RACER...he's a demon on wheels.

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  1. Robert Floto

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    First Michael Bay with Transformers, now the Wachowski bros with Speed Racer. What can we expect next?
     
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    Umm... Robert Rodriguez does Space Ghost?
     
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    Hey, I'll see anything the W Brothers do.
     
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    I'd buy that for a dollar [​IMG]
    Count me in for the Speed Racer Movie.
     
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    Ricci on board to play Trixie and some of the other cast members are mentioned in the following link.

    http://movies.yahoo.com/mv/news/va/2...658103100.html


    However, the big question for me is who is going to play Racer X? I hope they're not arrogant enough to think that he shouldn't be a part of this live action film.
     
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    I think Ricci is an excellent choice for Trixie,she kind of resembles an anime character with those big eyes.Very Excited about this movie,hope it lives up to my expectations.
     
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    If they alter the design of the Mach 5, even by a little, the movie will fail.
     
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    Quentin Tarantino's Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot.
     
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    Brett Ratner's Smurfs movie. [​IMG]
     
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    Nope,

    James Cameron's Star Blazers
     
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    Paul W.S. Anderson's......well...anything after that wouldn't be unexpectedly stupid.
     
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    Nah, a little is OK. They just have to keep what people remember. It MUST have two points on the front end and it MUST be white with the red "M" on the hood. Everything else is negotiable.
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    Oh, yeah - I forgot. It also must be the only race car every made with a trunk big enough for a chimpanzee and a small child to hide in [​IMG]
     
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    Who's playing Spridel and Chimchim!!??
     
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    I like Ricci as Trixie and John Goodman as Pops, but Emile Hirsch as Speed kills any anticipation I might have had for the product.

    Unless it includes the Car Acrobatics Team
     
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    Hippie mechanic?! Have these people ever seen the show?

    Sparky wears high heels for cryin' out loud. Nothing about his character suggests "hippie".


    Speed has Jet Li level martial arts skills. As a live action character he should have credible physicality. That's hardly Hirsch. Of course if Matthew Fox is playing a super secret agent/world class car driver, credible hardly seems what the producers are going for.
     
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    If we see the Car Acrobatic team then who will play Snake Oiler. Better yet, who will play Inspector Detector.
     
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    [​IMG] Since when? The Speed I remember from the series was average in all things but his driving.
     
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    Numerous times, he would take out gangs of baddies with flying kicks and fisticuffs. He was also a pretty good investigator who generally did Inspector Detector's job for him.

    I've got all the DVD's so I've seen every ep within the last 3 years. I'm not speaking from distant childhood memories.
     

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