‘Speed Racer’ was first launched in Japan as a manga series titled ‘Mach GoGoGo’ by Tatsuo Yoshida in 1966. It was later tailored into anime by Tatsunoko Productions, which aired on Japan’s Fuji TV in addition to within the US

‘Speed Racer’ was first launched in Japan as a manga series titled ‘Mach GoGoGo’ by Tatsuo Yoshida in 1966. It was later tailored into anime by Tatsunoko Productions, which aired on Japan’s Fuji TV in addition to within the US

A live-action series based mostly on the favored manga and animated present “Speed Racer” is within the works at Apple.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, filmmaker JJ Abrams will function an govt producer on the undertaking.

Though the small print of the series are scarce for the time being, the present is written by Hiram Martinez and Ron Fitzgerald, who may even function co-showrunners.

Abrams will govt produce underneath his Bad Robot banner. Warner Bros. Television is the studio the place Bad Robot is underneath an total deal.

“Speed Racer” was first launched in Japan as a manga series titled “Mach GoGoGo” by Tatsuo Yoshida in 1966. It was later tailored into anime by Tatsunoko Productions, which aired on Japan’s Fuji TV in addition to within the US.

The story follows the journey of auto racer Speed Racer and his souped up automobile, the Mach 5.

His workforce consists of his father and automobile builder Pops Racer, his little brother Spritle and his pet chimpanzee Chim-Chim, and Speed’s girlfriend Trixie. Speed additionally regularly crosses paths with the mysterious Racer X, who’s secretly Speed’s older brother Rex Racer.

The series can be the second live-action undertaking based mostly on the enduring Japanese character.

Filmmakers Lily and  Lana Wachowski had written and directed a 2008 movie, that includes Emile Hirsch within the title position. The movie was a significant field workplace disappointment and obtained principally damaging opinions from the critics.

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