"LOST" Star Matthew Fox Cast In "Speed Racer"
"LOST" star Matthew Fox will be spending his summer hiatus shooting the new Larry and Andy Wachowski movie, Warner Bros. live-action update of the 1960s cartoon "Speed Racer."
The actor joins Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon and John Goodman who have already been cast.
"Speed" centers on a young race car driver, Speed (Hirsch), and his quest for glory in his thundering, gadget-laden Mach 5.
Matthew Fox will play Speed's mysterious racing rival, an enigmatic soldier of fortune.
The movie is expected to premiere in the summer of 2008.
In the meantime, the actor will appear in the Columbia Pictures' thriller "Vantage Point" which will be released in October.
The movie also starring Dennis Quaid, Sigourney Weaver and Forrest Whitaker tells the story of the assassination of the President from five different perspectives.
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