Remember that Japanese animated cartoon of the late 1960’s, with bad dubbed voice overs, but we watched it anyway and it became a sensation across the US? Well guess what? Yes, you heard it right. No I am not lying, it’s all true. Set to hit theaters May 2008 is the live action adventure,
Go Go Speed Racer!
The IMDB plotline says this: Based on the classic 1960’s Japanese animated series chronicling the aspirations of a young race car driver as he attempts to obtain glory, with the help of his family and the Mach 5, the advanced car created by his father.
Young hottie Emile Hirsch will play the Speed, and Christina Ricci will star as his gal pal Trixie, Another hottie, Matthew Fox will play Speed’s arch nemesis Racer X, with Susan Sarandon playing Mom Racer and John Goodman as Pops Racer.