Apple TV+ & Bad Robot To Create 'Speed Racer' Live-Action TV Series

by Outsiders
May 25, 2022
Apple TV+ has worked out a deal with J.J. Abramsí Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television to create a live-action take on the classic 1960s manga series Speed Racer.

The project is being written, executive produced, and co-showrun by Hiram Martinez and Ron Fitzgerald.

Speed Racer was launched by Tatsuo Yoshida in 1966 as a manga series titled Mach GoGoGo. Trans-Lux acquired syndication rights to the Japanese media franchise about automobile racing and Speed Racer was adapted into anime by Tatsunoko Productions, which aired on Japanís Fuji TV from 1967-68 and aired in the U.S. in syndication at about the same time. The series mainstreamed in the United States, ranging from comics, video releases, merchandise, a live-action film, and series.

Source: Deadline


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ghostbogey - 2022-05-26 @ 9:25 am


The Wachowskis Movie Speed Racer....

Was "not" very good IMHO.....

I'll give "Bad Robot" Live-Action a chance......

Mach GoGoGo!!!! ;^)

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