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For generations Hot Wheels have probably been both the most recognizable and probably the most underrated toy line on the market, but it’s about to be pushed back to the forefront of the world when it hits the big screen in his first feature film.

Deadline reports that Mattel has reached an agreement with Warner Bros. and director extraordinaire JJ Abrams to produce an action movie centered around the iconic toy cars most 80s babies grew up on. Who asked for this film to be made? No one, but that doesn’t stop anyone from doing it. How is this going to unfold?

Hot Wheels is Mattel’s 54-year-old toy car brand that is billed as the world’s premier vehicle franchise, representing and uniting all segments of automotive culture. The beloved IP-based upcoming feature is described as a high-revving actioner, which will showcase some of the hottest and sleekest cars, monster trucks, and motorcycles in the world.

Will it be like a live-action version of Pixar Cars? A “cooler” version of Herbie: fully charged? maybe like Transformers but without the cars turning into alien machines that walk and talk? Details on how the movie will be nonexistent at this point, but there is hope with what little we know.

The promising aspect of this project is that Bad Robot will be part of the process and they have a pretty good track record of making entertaining sci-fi movies that audiences love and remember once they leave. theater. So there’s hope that this film can actually be something that not only kids enjoy, but many adults enjoy as well as a trip down memory lane. In a press release, Hannah Minghella, president of Bad Robot’s Motion Pictures, said “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 imagination, this passion and this risk-taking spirit that we want to capture in this film.

Well I guess we’ll have to wait and see what a Hot Wheels the movie looks like the real world. It’s unclear when the film will go into production or when it will be released, but we’ll be interested to see how this first trailer comes out and whether or not it piques moviegoers’ interest in the film.