Hot Wheels

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Director Justin Lin Is Hopping Behind the Wheel of ‘Hot Wheels’

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by Emma Stefansky a day ago
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Hasbro currently stands at the top of the pile of toy-based live-action movies with a fifth Transformers chapter on the way, but Mattel is slowly catching up. With the Max Steel feature film on the way later this year, the toy company is revving its engines for another potential franchise starter, and they’ve got none other than Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin signed on for the project.

'Hot Wheels' The Motion Picture Has Found a Director

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by Damon Houx October 17, 2013 @ 6:19 PM
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With the recent cancellation of a 'Stretch Armstrong' movie, it seemed that the trend of films based on toys (or board games) would end -- with the Michael Bay-helmed 'Transformers' films the exception to the rule. But that's not the case as Legendary Pictures is moving forward with a 'Hot Wheels' film, and it's to be directed by Simon Crane.