November 28, 2014 | Updated at 01:51 PM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Fast and Furious 7' News: Aaron Paul's 'Need for Speed' to Compete With Paul Walker Film?

As 'Need for Speed' releases before 'Fast and Furious 7,' critics speculate that the video game-inspired film adaptation starting Aaron Paul might beat the hit action movie franchise at the box office.

By Natasha Taggart, EnStars on Feb 19, 2014 10:55 AM EST
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Paul Walker thrives on action. He loved fast cars -- hence him constantly driving one in the 'Fast and Furious' franchise -- and once said "Love action sequences...that’s my strength - from racing car
  • (Photo : Twitter/Paul Walker)
  • Aaron Paul (Need for Speed)
  • Aaron Paul (Need for Speed) (Photo : Screenshot/YouTube)

As Need for Speed releases before Fast and Furious 7, critics speculate that the video game-inspired film adaptation starting Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) might beat the hit action movie franchise at the box office.

Kurt Russell Plays Father Figure to Paul Walker in Fast and Furious 7?

It seems like both films will be racing to the finish, and some publications believe that Need for Speed might actually be the next Fast and the Furious and might also be more realistic than the decade old franchise. The reasons for the anticipated popularity of the film have been attributed to Aaron Paul's fame post-Breaking Bad and the huge fan following of the video game.

Need for Speed is poised for a Mar. 14 release whereas Fast and Furious 7 is still without a definite release date and filming is still underway.

Teaser for One of Paul Walker's Last Films, Brick Mansions, Revealed.

Need for Speed has been adapted from the popular series of the Electronic Arts video game by writers George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau) and Academy Award nominee John Gatins (DreamerCoach Carter). Need for Speed has been directed by Scott Waugh (Act of Valor).

Paul plays Tobey Marshall, a street car racer who has recently been released from prison for a crime he did not commit. Once out of prison, Marshall is set for a cross-country race. He is also out to avenge his wrongful incrimination. Imogen Poots will play Julie Bonet, Marshall's love interest in the film.

The trailer, which features a bunch of speedy car chases, races, explosions, and cop encounters, focuses on Paul -- with a few glimpses of Poots -- as his voice-over teases the plot of the film:

"They took everything from me. I did not fear for you are with me. All those who defied me shall be ashamed and disgraced, those who wage war against me shall perish. I will find strength and guidance, and I will triumph."

Need for Speed is scheduled to release on Mar. 14 2014.

Watch the trailer for Need for Speed:


 

 

 

 

 

© 2014 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Tagged :   Fast and Furious 7
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Star Wars Storm Trooper

The Teaser Trailer For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Is Here!

It's here! The teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: Episode VII' is available for all the fans to see.

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

What We Know So Far About The Plot Of 'Transformers 5'

As a lot of speculation surrounds the making of 'Transformers 5,' Enstars rounds up all that is known so far about the sequel to 'Age of Extinction.'

Theo James

How Much Will We See Theo James In 'Insurgent?'

While the focus for 'Insurgent' has been on Shailene Woodley, and rightly so, there is also the main character of Four played by Theo James that could have a lot to do during the young adult novel sequel.

'Terminator: Genisys'

What We Know So Far About 'Terminator: Genisys'

As filming for 'Terminator: Genisys' is through and fans eagerly await a teaser or some kind of legit footage from the movie, Enstars rounds up all we know about the fifth instalment in the franchise so far.

'Fast and Furious 7'

New 'Furious 7' Still Of Dominic Toretto Revealed

Vin Diesel revealed a new still of him as Dominic Toretto from 'Furious 7' on his Facebook page.

Frozen cast

When Is 'Frozen 2' Coming To Theaters?

The movie took everyone by storm (ice storm to be specific) last year and was an animated phenomenon, but the question now on everyone's mind is when the sequel to Frozen is coming to theaters. Could a recent schedule announcement by Disney tell more than we thought?

Christian Bale

Christian Bale Admits He 'Should Have Gotten Over' Ben Affleck Being Cast As Batman By Now

Christian Bale, who played Batman and his alter ego Bruce Wayne in three different Batman movies, admitted to having some jealousy when Ben Affleck was announced to be taking over the role.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A Marvel Director Bashes Shared Universes, Is He Calling Out Spider-Man?

It seems to be the thing to do these days in Hollywood: create a shared universe. But one director who is employed by one of the biggest universes out there right now seems to have some beef with the whole concept and calls them out. Is he zeroing in on Sony and Spider-Man?

Frozen

Could The Plot Of 'Frozen Fever' Lead Into The Sequel?

While a sequel isn't planned yet, Disney will be taking us back to the world of 'Frozen' with a new short film that will allow fans to see what the characters are up to right now. But could the plot be a prologue to what could happen in the sequel?

American Horror Story

Netflix Movies Streaming in December - 'AHS: Coven,' 'Anchorman 2' & More

A variety of different movies and TV seasons are debuting on Netflix streaming in December, from Emmy award winning series like FX's 'American Horror Story: Coven' to Oscar nominated movies like 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'

50 Shades of Grey

New 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Sneak Peek Features A Shirtless Jamie Dornan

With the arrival of the most anticipated film just three months away, fans just got a new surprise, a brand new exclusive sneak peek inside of the film.

Lucas Black

"Fast And Furious 7" News: Lucas Black To Join "NCIS" As Special Agent

'Fast and Furious' actor Lucas Black is reportedly headed to the 'NCIS' spinoff where he will play an agent.

Nick Damici

EXCLUSIVE: Nick Damici & Ethan Embry Dish On Being Scary in 'Late Phases'

Nick Damici and Ethan Embry star in the latest horror flick 'Late Phases' and both actors discussed how this movie differs from other creepy films as well as what is necessary to scare an audience.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson & Bruce Willis To Helm 'Transformers 5'?

A whole lot of uncertainty surrounds the casting for 'Transformers 5,' and with rumors of Mark Wahlberg quitting the franchise with Michaal Bay's exit, a recent report suggests that Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis might be stepping in to play the lead.

'Furious 7'

New Badass 'Furious 7' Still Of Dawyne Johnson Pummelling Jason Statham In Fight Sequence Revealed

A new badass 'Furious 7' still featuring Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Ian Shaw (Jason Statham) duelling it out was revealed on November 17.

Latest News

Star Wars Storm Trooper

The Teaser Trailer For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Is Here!

It's here! The teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: Episode VII' is available for all the fans to see.

Sam Jones II in Blue Mountain State

‘Blue Mountain State’ Movie News: Raunchy Movie Continuing To Film In Wilmington, N.C., See Why Location Was Changed Last Minute [VIDEO]

Fans have been eagerly awaiting for the release of the Blue Mountain State movie, and now, new details have emerged as to why the location for filming changed from Charleston, S.C. to Wilmington, N.C. last minute.

Guardians of the Galaxy

'Guardians 2' Director Very Clear That The Movie Will Not Have This Fan-Favorite Character

The first movie introduced a lot of unknown characters to the Marvel universe, but one fan-favorite from the Guardians of the Galaxy comics could have to wait awhile before joining the team.

Photo Credit: Marvel Studios

James Gunn Just Dropped Some Major Clues For The Plot Of 'Avengers 3'

Even though he said that the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie won't tie-in with whatever is happening with The Avengers, did James Gunn just tip his hand with a recent picture he posted on Instagram?

Hilary Swank in Bottega Veneta

Is 'Bond 24' Adding An Oscar-Winner To The List Of Potential Bond Girls?

As casting begins to wind down, it looks like Bond 24 producers could be looking to announce one more big name for the cast and they look for the next Bond girl. But could this Oscar-winner be the one to take the role?

Captain America

Here Are The Characters Marvel Will Have Appearing In 'Captain America 3'

The third Captain America movie is going to have one of the biggest casts outside of the Avengers series. But with big names like Iron Man already confirmed to appear, what other characters will be showing up to join the fight?

The Amazing Spider-Man

Is Fixing The Spider-Man Franchise As Easy As Doing This One Thing?

As Marvel maps out their plans for the third phase of movies in their universe and DC is set until 2020 with new superhero features, Sony sits on the sidelines with a lot of possibilities. But could the solution to their problem be a simple fix?

Michael Fassbender

Is This 'X-Men' Character The Next One To Get His Own Standalone Series?

Outside of the X-Men series, the spin-offs starring Hugh Jackman as Wolverine have been the most popular films in the franchise that doesn't have many other outside films. That is set to change with a Deadpool and Gambit movie coming soon, but could a Magneto one be next?

Theo James

How Much Will We See Theo James In 'Insurgent?'

While the focus for 'Insurgent' has been on Shailene Woodley, and rightly so, there is also the main character of Four played by Theo James that could have a lot to do during the young adult novel sequel.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

Why Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Are 'Holding Tight To Each Other'

The holidays are always hard following the death of a loved one, and this month actress Nicole Kidman and country star Keith Urban are "holding tight to each other."

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Dancing with the Stars news, updates

'Dancing with the Stars' Season 19 Bethany Mota After Elimination, Learns To Take More Risks After Grueling Elimination Round

Dancing with the Stars news, updates: Fans were disappointed as Bethany Mota and partner Derek Hough were eliminated from season 19 of Dancing with the Stars. Even more heartbreaking was the fact that it took place just hours away from the November 25 grand finale.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare News: Free Nigerian Command Loadout For Anyone Who Plays Before Cyber Monday

As it turns out, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Black Friday deals of its own going on. By simply playing the game this weekend, you can score a free and exclusive loadout.

Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4 Patch Hits Xbox One And Xbox 360, Fixes Random Crashes And Co-op Stability

Ubisoft has a new patch out for Far Cry 4, this time for Xbox owners. It holds several bug fixes for various issues players have found, many of which revolve around stopping the game from crashing.

Khloe Kardashian asks Scott Disick for some space, While Disick reveals the couple haven’t slept together in five years

Khloe Kardashian Asks Scott Disick For Some Space, While Disick Reveals The Couple Haven’t Slept Together In Five Years

In the upcoming Nov. 30 episode of Kourtney & Khloe Take the Hamptons, Kim Kardashian’s sister, Khloe, tries to create some distance from her hubby, Scott Disick. The father of two recently left rehab and heads home as scheduled.

Netflix

Netflix Movie Lineup: December's New Streaming Movies and TV Shows Revealed- Wolf of Wall Street, Johnny Mnemonic, And More

It's time for Netflix to cycle its movies once again. The website has a host of new movies coming as others are being put out to pasture for the time being. If you're looking for something to make your blood run cold or to fill your geek meter, Netflix has a few diamonds in the rough for viewers.

Pan movie news, updates

Pan movie news, updates: Is that Hugh Jackman? Actor is unrecognizable as the villain Blackbeard in new Pan trailer

Pan movie news, updates: Hugh Jackman, is that you? Fans hardly recognized the X-Men and Les Miserables actor in the trailer for the newest movie adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic tale.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey News: 'Rowdy' Responds to Eminem 'Slaughterhouse in a Blouse' Diss [VIDEO]

The UFC's most marketable star appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, and dished on a host of topics, including her recent lyrical cameo in Eminem's new single, "Shady XV."

Jim Harbaugh

San Francisco 49ers News: CEO Apologizes For Effort Twitter, Says Seahawks Loss 'Wasn't Acceptable' [VIDEO]

The San Francisco 49ers put on an utterly dismal display during their Thanksgiving night game

CM Punk

WWE Rumors: Company Issues Statement On CM Punk's Comments About The Organization's Medical Tactics [VIDEO]

The WWE has released a statement in reaction to former Superstar CM Punk revealing what led to his WWE departure and ripping on the company's medical tactics.

Real Time Analytics