Need for Speed movie plot revealed

Film based on EA's racing franchise will see underground racer seeking vengeance for murder; Captain America's Dominic Cooper attached.

The Need for Speed movie has come into focus. A Variety report reveals the film's plot, claiming it will be centered on high-speed cars but will also touch on prison and murder.

The film's story will reportedly follow an underground racecar driver (played by Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul), who owns a garage. This character is framed for the murder of his best friend during a race and is sent to prison. When he gets out, he seeks revenge.

In addition to exposing the Need for Speed movie's plot, Variety revealed that English actor Dominic Cooper (Captain America, Band of Brothers) will play a leading role in the film. He has been cast as Dino, an ex-Nascar driver who uses his wealthy connections to establish a car-modifying business.

In addition, Imogen Poots (28 Weeks Later, Fright Night) is reportedly being considered for the role of an "exotic car dealer" for the film.

The Need for Speed movie is in production at DreamWorks (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda) and is due to theaters on February 7, 2014.

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Discussion

65 comments
SykoslocosXRZ
SykoslocosXRZ

Are you all kidding me?? Who cares if the movie got story. please bring on atleast 12 new movie SERIES that focuses around cars, all with the same story i dont mind

 

CARS CARS CARS

blakzilla12
blakzilla12

hey maybe they could get Bryan Cranston aka Walter White to sign on & they could do a hybrid  remaking aspects of the "original" underground street racing  classic "Two Lane Blacktop" .........starring a '55 454 tunnel rammed chevy.........

Tensho85
Tensho85

This is a stupid idea, this movie is out already is called the fast and furious movies.

 

tgwolf
tgwolf

Of all the movies from games, this was certainly not one that I would have picked...

masterdrat
masterdrat

They need to cast Burt Reynolds to make a good chase movie.

params7
params7

Make it intense, no cliches, making it about racing rather than girls/sex and it will be better than Fast and the Furious garbage.

mstrchf12
mstrchf12

As long as Aaron Paul reduces his use of the word "b**ch" and this is not just another generic street racing movie made to fill in the place of the old Fast and Furious movies, this should be good. It all depends on the director they choose also. 

AlexFili
AlexFili

An underground racecar driver... wow, haven't heard of that one before!

CptRexKramer
CptRexKramer

HAHAHAHAHA!  I read the title of this article and laughed my a** off.  Plot?  Please.  Any episode of Mr. Rodgers has a deeper plot than this craptacular snoozefest which will soon be found at the bottom of the bargin bin at your local dollar store. 

93ChevyNut
93ChevyNut

They already did this movie many times....the various Fast and Furious's's

winshot
winshot

Yo! Mr.White! The plot is breaking really bad Yo!

SolidTy
SolidTy

I hope Criterion get to make the Game Adaptation.

HKILLER88888
HKILLER88888

thou it's a F&F copy cat it's have a better plot than the new MW....oh wait it doesn't have plot at all just a 2 line of instruction telling where you are what are you suppose to do...

SadPSPAddict
SadPSPAddict

Well dumb plot so hope the action is up to scratch!

tightwad34
tightwad34

We already know what the plot is going to be. No need to tell us something we have known.

soulless4now
soulless4now

DreamWorks? This movie might be decent after all. 

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What other games need a cliche movie? Next I hope they make the Sims into a movie.

WayneL23
WayneL23

"This character is framed for the murder of his best friend during a race and is sent to prison. When he gets out, he seeks revenge."

 

wait wait wait...let me get this straight....he's is going to drive "fast" while being "furious" over the fact that he was framed?

 

 

vault-boy
vault-boy

But they already announced Fast and Furious 6 months ago!

Printul_Noptii
Printul_Noptii

Also about a GTA movie there is Crank 1-2 with jason statham lol If you label them GTA1-2 those would work :D

Printul_Noptii
Printul_Noptii

there is already a NFS movie franchise, here is a hint its about being "fast and furious", duh !!!

ahpuck
ahpuck

 This is as unnecessary as an Elder Scroll MMO.

TrueGB
TrueGB

I'm trying to find a way to put a positive bend on this news but...well, gee, who couldn't see this coming a mile away? 10 miles? 100 miles!

gokuss4z
gokuss4z

Didn't this movie already come out? i think it was called um.......

a yea the fast and the furious.

juliangui
juliangui

Poots...that name still makes me chuckle...ho ho ho

91210user
91210user

This movie is going to make the cars look more bad and mean for sure!

DeadrisingX1
DeadrisingX1

I have a feeling that almost every cliché is going to be in this movie.

Evilbunz
Evilbunz

Aaron Paul..... Hey YO B1tch!!!!!

BrYaNq93
BrYaNq93

Movie plot sounds decent enough, I'd watch it :)

jyml8582
jyml8582

Dominic Cooper is a great actor, but I'm still going to say this movie is going to fall short. I don't know if there is any game inspired movie that's actually worth spending 90 minutes for.

CUDGEdave
CUDGEdave

But after an hour you have to pay for DLC to unlock the ending..

Sp3ncerK
Sp3ncerK

bet its gonna be an average movie with fans of NFS games hating it.

Johny_47
Johny_47

When it's alot closer to being made or even released I'll look forward to seeing more but I hate... no I despise teaser things.

PlatinumPaladin
PlatinumPaladin

I don't have a problem with this plot. I have a problem that this movie is being made. Herbie focuses more on cars than The Fast and The Furious movies, and I can't seeing this being any different.

blueknight1st
blueknight1st

How is this going to be any different from those POS "Fast and Furious" movies?

kanuj
kanuj

 @mstrchf12 This is EA. They've censored out the word "caskets" from songs appearing in their games, so I think the 'b' word is definitely out.

Printul_Noptii
Printul_Noptii

 @gokuss4z the first movie that popped in my head after I even read about the articles XDDD

Tensho85
Tensho85

 @91210user How else can u make the cars look more bad and mean, get a grip

Hurvl
Hurvl

 @jyml8582 I liked In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, directed by Uwe Boll. It was very entertaining, both because I like Jason Statham and because some people overacted, which gave it so-bad-it's-good qualities.

AvatarMan96
AvatarMan96

The words "liked" and "Uwe Boll" should never be used in the same sentence. Never.

Hurvl
Hurvl

 @AvatarMan96 What if I said that I liked for Uwe Boll's movies to fail? That would put "liked" and "Uwe Boll" in the same sentence :P. I see your point, I just have a soft spot for ridiculous action movies with overacting villains. I didn't like the first Bloodrayne movie as much as I thought I would, so sometimes bad movies are just bad, but the Dungeon Siege movie was really so bad it was good or entertainingly bad.