Dominic Cooper In Talks To Join Aaron Paul In Need For Speed
Just a few moments ago President Barack Obama was reelected for a second term as the President of the United States of America, and to celebrate we have news regarding the upcoming Need for Speed movie. Those two pieces of news exist on the same level, right?
Variety has news that Captain America: The First Avenger actor Dominic Cooper is now in talks for a main role in the movie, but they also add the film's first plot details. According to the trade the movie will be about "an underground racecar driver who owns a garage that modifies expensive cars to make them faster for racing. Framed and sent to prison when his best friend is murdered during a race, he seeks revenge upon his release." Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul will be playing the racecar driver while Cooper will play an ex-NASCAR driver named Dino who helps create business connections between the wealthy and places that rebuild and modify "supercars." It was reported earlier this week that Imogen Poots is also in talks for the movie, playing the female lead who works as an exotic car dealer.
Based on the well known video game series, the film is being directed by Scott Waugh, who co-directed Act of Valor earlier this year, based on a script by George Gatins and a story by John Gatins (Flight, Real Steel). The project is set up over at DreamWorks and is currently scheduled to be released on February 7, 2014. The trade doesn't mention when production is aiming to start.
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