Speed meets Shaft!
Jul. 2, 2007
The Wachowskis have assembled a pretty impressive cast for SPEED RACER and have added another member to their crew - none other than Shaft himself, Richard Roundtree. The actor will join the film playing Ben Burns, a former racer now making his mark as a color commentator on the races. So think of him like Joe Theismann only not a complete putz. As I'm sure you've already heard, the film stars Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, Susan Sarandon and John Goodman in the role of
Chim-Chim Pops. The Wachowskis are currently filming in Berlin but they could really be filming anywhere seeing as how they're doing all this on green screens. Those wacky Wachowskis...
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