Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Speed Racer returns in 2008!

For many of us, Speed Racer was a childhood icon. I could not tell you the plot of a single episode except that he raced a lot, but who can forget that epitome of race-car design, the Mach 5? It exudes sex appeal and speed and is the epitome of 1950s sports-racer design combined with 1960s wildness and movie-car exuberance. For many of us, this is how a race car should look:

Click the image to see the trailers and more.

Here's the official website, oddly devoid of trailers (click the image to see trailers). The Wachowski Brothers (!) are behing this one, due out in May. No, I am not expecting a quality movie (if you watch the trailer, you'll understand); I am, however, very much looking forward to watching those sexy cars race across the big screen!

Thanks to darkyak for the tip.


PS: Oh, and everything's better with a monkey.
Tags: random cool stuff, vehicles

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