Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial

Aaron Paul Will Star in 'Need for Speed' Movie

aaron-paul-pir.jpg

He just took home his second Emmy, and now Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul will trade in that credibility for a part in a video game movie about driving cars.

As Paul is the natural successor to Vin Diesel, he'll reportedly take the lead role in Need for Speed, DreamWorks' adaptation of the longrunning racing game series of the same name. Act of Valor's Scott Waugh is directing the film from a George Gatins script that will likely require Paul to say he has the need for speed at least two or three times. Casting will now move on to finding a big bald dude, or maybe a girl or something.

  • November 7, 2012
    How do you turn a car racing game into a feature film script? MURDER. / Continue →
  • June 12, 2012
    DreamWorks Animation's remake of Mr. Peabody and Sherman suddenly has a much stronger sense of dignified nationalism.... / Continue →
  • May 24, 2012
    Still no sign of auteur Uwe Boll as DreamWorks and Sony line up directors for their respective video game properties.... / Continue →
  • There are Comments