The story centers on a street-racer (Aaron Paul), who teams up with a rich and egotistical business partner (Dominic Cooper) that sets him to take a fall for a crime. After being released he joins a cross country race to exact his revenge. He ex-partner finds out about his scheme and places a bounty on his head, sending him through a gauntlet of bounty hunters.
Michael Keaton will be portraying the reclusive and eccentric overlord of the race, who recruits the best drivers in the world to partake in his event. Scott Waugh is directing from a script by George Gatins. John Gatins, Mark Sourian and Patrick O'Brien are producing.
Best of the Web
Need for Speed 2 Moves Forward as Chinese Co-Production
Video game company Electronic Arts is teaming with three Chinese companies for a Need for Speed sequel that will be filmed in China.
BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can Need for Speed Lap Single Moms Club?
Or will 300: Rise of an Empire continue to dominate at the box office? Take a look at our projected top 10 for the weekend.
Need for Speed Cast Interviews with Aaron Paul | EXCLUSIVE
The most successful racing video game franchise ever speeds into theaters this weekend, as we go behind-the-scenes of this action thriller.
Need for Speed: 8 New Character Posters
Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots are among the main stars showcased in this video game adaptation.
Need for Speed Police Chase Featurette
Aaron Paul describes how intense the racing scenes are in director Scott Waugh's video game adaptation, in theaters March 14th.
Need for Speed: Watch 3 New Clips
Aaron Paul climbs behind the wheel of a modified 2013 Shelby GT500 Mustang to dodge buses and wipeout on Wall Street in this action thriller.