"Friday Night Lights" Star Joins "Speed Racer"
Scott Porter (pictured above at NBC Upfronts with co-star Minka Kelly,) who plays the paralyzed star quarterback of the Dillon Panthers on NBC's critically-acclaimed drama "Friday Night Lights," is joining the cast of the new Wachowski brothers movie "Speed Racer."
The big-screen version of the classic 1960s animated series will begin production today in Germany. Emile Hirsch plays the titular character. The cast also includes Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, and LOST star Matthew Fox. "Speed Racer" will be filmed in high-definition.