Scott Porter (“Friday Night Lights”) has landed a role in Warner Bros.’ “Speed Racer,” which starts lensing this month in Berlin. Porter will play Rex. Emile Hirsch plays the title role; cast includes John Goodman and Susan Sarandon. Andy and Larry Wachowski wrote and will direct the pic.
Porter recently completed a lead role in Screen Gems’ “Prom Night” opposite Brittany Snow.
If you want to know who Rex is, visit Variety. It’s a big spoiler though.