May 18, 2024 5:49 pm

Emile Hirsch Remembers Speed Racer Flopping: 'How Come Nobody Gets It?'
Emile Hirsch Remembers Speed Racer Flopping: 'How Come Nobody Gets It?'

Emile Hirsch Remembers Speed Racer Flopping: ‘How Come Nobody Gets It?’

Emile Hirsch is nothing if not prolific — the actor had two movies come out on March 15th, Prey and State of Consciousness, not to mention Walden four months ago. He’s acted in films from some of the greatest directors working today, including Quentin Tarantino, Ang Lee, Oliver Stone, Gus Van Sant, Catherine Hardwicke, Sean Penn, David Gordon Green, and Peter Berg, not to mention the great William Friedkin. He also worked with the Wachowskis (The Matrix) on what is often considered their biggest flop, Speed Racer.

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​Emile Hirsch remembered the harsh reaction to the Speed Racer movie in 2008 and why it was ahead of its time. Read More