the Hot Wheels The film has been in the factory for a number of years and today it sparked fire with the announcement of JJ Abrams’ production banner on the Warner Bros. film. and Mattel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hot Wheels will be based on the titular miniature car line released by the toymaker since 1968, and while the plot is unknown at this time, the report hinted at something similar to the Fast and Furious film series.
“The high-revving action flick will bring this beloved cross-generational franchise to life and feature some of the hottest and most stylish cars, monster trucks and motorcycles in the world.”
The project’s producers are Kevin McKeon, Andrew Scannell and Peter Dodd, along with Bad Robot’s Hannah Minghella and Jon Cohen. The idea has gone through stages of development difficulty since 2003, when it was first revealed, and at one point, Fast and Furious veteran Justin Lin was even going to direct. It’s unclear if he’ll make it now, but, come what may, Minghella thinks they’ve got a mark-worthy success.
“Before Hot Wheels became the global name it is today, it was the dream of Elliot Handler, who invented and built miniature cars at home in his Southern California garage. this spirit of imagination, passion and risk-taking that we want to capture in this film.
The film has not announced a cast or release date.