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Fast & Furious franchise goes full Weinstein, seeks Oscar gold with Helen Mirren & Charlize Theron
Fast & Furious franchise goes full Weinstein, seeks Oscar gold with Helen Mirren & Charlize Theron

Yes, you read that headline correctly: Oscar-winning actor and all-around badass Dame Helen Mirren is joining the cast of the next Fast and Furious film, dubbed Furious 8. The news comes a month after we began seeing pics of another Academy Award fave, Charlize Theron, in her role as Fast 8's...Read More»

Aston Martin DB10 from new James Bond movie ‘Spectre’
Want James Bond's Aston Martin DB10 From 'Spectre'? There's One Available -- But Only One

If you're a James Bond fan and you've got six figures of cash burning a hole in your deep, deep pockets, we've got good news and bad news. The good news is, unlike previous Bond films that have relied on existing cars for the hero and his villain, Spectre features some very custom rides. Aston...Read More»

Cheech and Chong's Up In Smoke
Who Should Play Whom In The Volkswagen Dieselgate Movie? (Which Is A Thing, BTW)

It's official: Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal is now a movie. Well, it will be. Just as soon as all the investigations and hearings and lawsuits wrap up. And the tell-all book is written. And someone turns that book into a screenplay. But, you know: details, details. The important thing is...Read More»

Audi R8 e-tron, featured in Iron Man 3
Audi R8 E-Tron Co-Stars In Iron Man 3

Movies, books, and television shows can boost a brand to new heights. Think Risky Business and Ray Bans, or E.T. and Reese's Pieces. More recent examples of great product placement include The Italian Job, which helped relaunch the MINI brand in the U.S. Or Transformers 2, which wasn't...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo – Copyright High Gear Media
Architect Envisions Habitat For Herbie

The United Arab Emirates is both car heaven and hell. The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park celebrates all things Maranello, while the heartbreak of a sun-baked and dust-caked Enzo abandoned in Dubai is all too fresh in our minds. So what chance does a 1963 Volkswagen have here? We'll know soon...Read More»

BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept
Mission Impossible 4, GM, Rolls-Royce, Gordon Murray: Todays' Car News

The first trailer for Mission Impossible 4 has hit the interwebz. It shows off the upcoming BMW i8 and new 6-Series Convertible. [MotorAuthority] California will no longer let hybrids drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes with only a single occupant. [GreenCarReports] Rolls-Royce is taking the...Read More»

Pixar Cars Hudson
Cars 2: There Will Be More Cars

The car, as we all know, is the greatest invention ever. It has been praised in print, music, on the web and particularly in film. There have been so many movies about cars that it’s hard to pick one that has had the most influence on viewers, but you can gauge which movie about cars has a)...Read More»

Audience does burnouts after watching Fast Five
Fast Five Opening Weekend Takes In $84 Million, Parking Lot Burnouts Ensue: Video

They say sequels never do as well as the original, and by the time the third or fourth movies roll in the franchise is virtually dead. With that assumption in mind, the producers of the fifth installment of the now decade long Fast and the Furious series, Fast Five, must have been downright crazy...Read More»

Shockwave in Transformers 3 – Dark of the Moon
Transformers 3 - Dark of the Moon Third Trailer Released: Video

It’s almost here. Transformers 3 - Dark Of The Moon is set to open nationwide on July 1 and we now have the third trailer for the movie. Packed in the video below is more than two and a half minutes of giant robot goodness, including, for the first, a look at the new bad guy. Revealed in the...Read More»

Fast Five trailer playing at Car Town drive-in cinema
Car Town's Virtual World Offers Real-World Amenities -- Including Fast Five Movie Tickets

Last summer, we announced the launch of a new app on Facebook: Car Town. It was meant to be the gearhead's answer to Farmville and Petville and other social games that encourage obsessive-compulsive types to do repetitive chores in a virtual world while presumably ignoring their chores in this one...Read More»

Elizabeth Taylor
Video: Elizabeth Taylor, Catalyst For America's Car Fever, Dies At 79

Elizabeth Taylor was many things: actress, activist, friend of the disenfranchised, professional divorcee. She was also one of the great sex symbols of the 20th century -- in part, because of her longtime love of cars. She passed away early this morning at the age of 79. By the time Taylor reached...Read More»

When Harry Met Sally
Video: VW Hitches Its Wagens To Film Buffs

Chances are pretty good that you've seen When Harry Met Sally -- and even if you haven't, you've almost certainly witnessed that scene. You know: the one where Meg Whatshername shows Billy Whosit that women have an uncanny ability to lie? As it turns out, many people have been known to visit New...Read More»

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