"Scott 'Kid Cudi' Mescudi joins <i>Need for Speed</i>Scott 'Kid Cudi' Mescudi has joined the cast of DreamWorks' upcoming video game adaptation Need for Speed. Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots are already attached to star.

The high-octane action film follows Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul), who tears across the U.S. on a mission for revenge against the man that killed his best friend. The film will focus on 1970's style vehicles.

Scott 'Kid Cudi' Mescudi is best known for being a record producer and artist, who has worked with the likes of Kanye West and David Guetta. He made his acting debut on HBO's comedy How to Make It in America and contribute to the soundtracks for DreamWorks' Fright Night and The Hunger Games.