Need For Speed Reviews, Interviews & More

Box Office Roundup: No 'Need for Speed'

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Well, that didn't happen. Need for Speed seemed liked it should have been a contender, with fast cars, and hot stars like Aaron Paul. But audiences were warned off by critics, and the advertising (it seems) didn't hook them. Perhaps it's partly because the film had little appeal to Breaking Bad fans, but the film came in third this weekend,...

News Roundup: 'Need For Speed' Gets 8 Character Posters, New 'Mad Men'...

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If you're in the mood for some action and adventure this weekend, Need For Speed, starring Aaron Paul is finally in theaters. Below we have a set of 8 cool characters posters for the film. Also, AMC released three stills for the final season of Mad Men. We also have updates on Warner Bros.' Pan and FX's Louie. All that and more below.

Box Office Predictions: 'Need For Speed' Only Moderate

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March has become a big money month for the studios, but this weekend will not be one of the biggest. Need for Speed is opening, and it's a functional car chase/car crash movie that hasn't connected with the Fast and Furious crowd in the way that was hoped for. But it may have enough muscle under the hood to open in the top spot.

Interview: Aaron Paul on 'Need for Speed'

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For Aaron Paul, Need for Speed is a very important part of his career. Though he’s won Emmys and is well respected as an actor, he’s looking to transition into a movie star, and this is his first stab at it, and he pulls it off well. When we talked to him, we covered driving and the transition out of playing Jesse Pinkman. Check it out.

Interview: 'Need for Speed' Director Scott Waugh

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For Need for Speed, director Scott Waugh, who worked closely with his stunt supervisor Lance Gilbert, it was all about the practical. These guys love their cars, and wanted to make a throwback to the classic car movies of the sixties and seventies, and when we talked to them, you could tell they know their stuntwork. We got a chance to talk about the movie with the...

Need for Speed: Movie Review

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Fast cars, high speed chases and revenge make Need For Speed this week's popcorn flick. Starring Aaron Paul and Dominic Cooper, this video game adaptation neither contributes nor takes away from the source material. The Players: Director: Scott Waugh Writers: George Gatins Starring:...

Interview: Imogen Poots on 'Need for Speed'

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It takes the right role for an ingenue to break through, and Imogen Poots finally found that part with Need for Speed. The actress, who's previously appeared in such films as the Fright Night remake and That Awkward Moment, but here she's found a role where audiences can fall in love with her. She's the perfect modern love interest: feisty,...

Interview: Scott Mescudi, Rami Malek and Ramon Rodriguez on 'Need for...

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No good driver hits the road without a pit crew, and in Need for Speed, Aaron Paul's character is backed by Scott Mescudi (aka Kid Cudi), Rami Malek, and Ramon Rodriguez during his cross-country road racing. We got a chance to talk to the boys, and as you can guess, they enjoy playing off each other, which should be apparent in the interview below.

News Roundup: Greta Gerwig To Lead 'How I Met Your Dad,' New 'Under The...

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Greta Gerwig is heading to TV. The lovely Frances Ha actress has landed the lead role in CBS' spinoff series How I Met Your Dad. We have more details on that below. Also, a new poster for Under The Skin, starring a seductive Scarlett Johnasson, has been released. We also have a cool infographic called The Nudity Comparison. All that...

'Need For Speed' Super Bowl Spots Burn Rubber

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Though Need for Speed may not have the same big budget pull of some of the other Super Bowl spots, it suggests an action movie that has mind-blowing practical effects and stunts (remember those?), and fills the hole that was left by Fast and Furious 7, which has been moved into 2015. Now there's two new spots for the film, and they're great.

'Need For Speed' Full Trailer: Some Car Porn To Pass The Time Until 'Fast...

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When we first saw the initial trailer for Need for Speed back in late September, we were more than a little underwhelmed, as the trailer just appeared to be a mishmash of leftover ideas from the Fast and Furious franchise.  Even worse, it featured Aaron Paul, a gifted character actor blessed with an eternal pass for starring as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking...

'Need For Speed' Trailer: Aaron Paul Goes From 'Breaking Bad' To This?

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Imagine you’re Aaron Paul.  For six years, you’ve starred on Breaking Bad, a series that went from quirky critical darling to a program almost universally hailed as one of the finest TV shows ever made.  You develop the acting chops to stand toe-to-toe with a master like Bryan Cranston, and seasoned, nuanced professionals like Giancarlo Esposito...

'Breaking Bad' Star Aaron Paul Joins 'Need For Speed' Video Game Adaptation...

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Thus far, Aaron Paul has had a successful small-screen career thanks to his memorable role as Jesse Pinkman in AMC's Breaking Bad. But now that the show is ending, Paul seems to be keen on making his transition unto the big silver screen. The actor, who can currently be seen co-starring in Smashed, has landed the lead role in DreamWorks'...