The lights are on
DreamWorks Studios and EA announced Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad fame has been cast as the lead role in the upcoming Need for Speed film. The two-time Emmy winner also appeared in Smashed, The Last House on the Left, Mission: Impossible III, and HBO’s Big Love.
"Need for Speed is one of the most action-packed entertainment experiences you can find," said Electronic Arts EVP Patrick Soderlund. "The newest game, ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted’ and the upcoming film take the action to all new heights.
"Like the game series itself, the cast for the movie needs to be edgy and cool. Aaron Paul is a rising star -- a great choice for the film lead. We're looking forward to announcing the rest of the actors that will bring this racing franchise to the big screen."
The movie is not based on any one game in the series. George Gatins and John Gatins developed the story with George writing the feature’s screenplay, EA said.
The Need for Speed film is scheduled to release on February 7, 2014.
A decent actor, but there's no way this could end well. I'm surprised Dreamworks even signed up for this.
Jessie says, "Go see this movie or I'll smash your head with an ATM."
Well they have my attention now, at least
Hooray! Another racing film, we really need one of those. :( At least they got a good actor but I don't really see him fitting the part.
I love him in Breaking Bad. I just don't think a Need For Speed movie is the best way to show his talent.
my panties are now wet :3
NFS: Meth Edition.
So, Fast and the Furious, with another title?
No thank you
As long as he uses his trademark "b*tch" at least 3 times, I'll see it.