Posts Tagged ‘Speed Racer’

2 New Speed Racer International Trailers!

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Keep your eye out for these 2 trailers to hit UK/International theatres soon!……

Original Speed Racer writer Toriumi dies at age 78

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Speed Racer writer Toriumi dies at age 78 Novelist and screenwriter, Jinzo Toriumi died of liver cancer last Thursday morning at a hospital in Shinjuku. Toriumi was involved in many television projects throughout his career including anime projects for Tatsunoko … Continue reading

Speed’s Mach 5 on display

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

According to reports, the North American International Auto Show will have Speed’s very own Mach 5 race car as a centerpiece at the upcoming event. The show opens in Detroit from the 19th to the 21st of January. Warner Bros. … Continue reading

Official Speed Racer Trailer

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Enjoy! 🙂

“Speed Racer” game, movie to come out on same day

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

In a textbook example of synergy in action at Warner Bros., the “Speed Racer” video game will come out May 9, the same date that the film is released in the U.S. The “Speed” game is being developed for Warner … Continue reading

Mattel to release Speed Racer toys

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

As master toy licensee, Mattel will take on Speed Racer and the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight—both out next summer—in categories including: vehicles, action figures, action play, remote control vehicles, handheld electronics and games and puzzles. Written and directed … Continue reading

‘Speed Racer’ cruises to Nicktoons

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Here he comes, here comes “Speed Racer,” back on the smallscreen. Lionsgate will announce today plans for its first animated series, a new version of the 1960s toon “Speed Racer.” Nickelodeon’s 24-hour cartoon channel, Nicktoons, is aboard to run the … Continue reading

Mattel Toys With Speed Racer

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has named Mattel Inc. the global master toy licensee for the upcoming live-action feature films Speed Racer and The Dark Knight. The product lines will include vehicles, action figures, remote control vehicles, handheld electronics and … Continue reading

Melvil Poupaud on His Speed Racer Role

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

French actor Melvil Poupaud (star of François Ozon’s Time to Leave) let slip out that he’ll be playing the part of a race commentator in Warner Bros.’ Speed Racer, directed by the Wachowski brothers. “I’m supposed to do a few … Continue reading update

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

I figured I’d give this a go… (been awhile, but thanks for the privilege, Specter)… Warner Bros. has updated the official Speed Racer ( website. Currently, the site showcases the press conference held in Germany this past Thursday (May 31st). … Continue reading