Richard Roundtree Inspiring the "Racer"


Richard Roundtree


Richard Roundtree will play a legendary racecar driver who becomes a hero in "Speed Racer".

Richard Roundtree is made the latest addition to the cast of "Speed Racer". Roundtree who made it big in 2000 flick "Shaft" will play character Ben Burns in the live-action adaptation of 1960s cartoon.

His character sees an iconic racer turns to be a commentator. Burns has a huge role in shaping main character Speed, played by Emile Hirsch, to become a racecar driver.

Others joining this Warner Bros production are Matthew Fox, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon and John Goodman. The "Matrix" trilogy writer Andy Wachowski teams up with his brother Larry to create the story plot that is developed from a Japanese writer's work.

Filming has taken place and the release date is set to May 9, 2008.

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