Today, EA and DreamWorks Studios debuted the first behind-the-scenes footage from next spring’s theatrical release, the action racing film Need for Speed
, based on the best-selling videogame franchise from EA. The film’s star, Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad"), took center stage during "The Download: EA 2013 Preview" to unveil the footage, alongside the custom Ford Mustang he drives in the film. The car is part of an exclusive partnership
between DreamWorks and Ford Motor Company for the movie. This one-of-a-kind vehicle will crossover from the big screen to the highly anticipated videogame, Need for Speed Rivals
, which will be available this holiday, beginning November 19, 2013.
The movie chronicles a near-impossible cross-country journey for our heroes—one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption. Featuring the same exciting elements that has made "Need for Speed" one of the best-selling franchises in games – hot cars, epic chases and high-octane action, the film co-stars Imogen Poots, Dominic Cooper, Ramon Rodriguez, Rami Malek, Harrison Gilbertson, Scott 'Kid Cudi' Mescudi, Michael Keaton and Dakota Johnson. Need for Speed
is penned by George Gatins with writing partner and brother John Gatins (Flight
) and directed by Scott Waugh (Act of Valor
). The film will open in theaters worldwide beginning March 14, 2014.
You can watch the behind-the-scenes footage using the player below!