speed racers returns to TV screens.
A live-action series based on the Japanese manga and animated series has landed a series order on Apple TV+, per The Hollywood Reporter. JJ Abrams will executive produce via his Bad Robot banner, while Hiram Martinez (Snowpiercer, get Shorty) and Ron Fitzgerald (PerryMason, western world) serve as co-writers and showrunners.
Earlier English adaptations include the anime series Speed Racer Xwhich aired on Nickelodeon in 2002, and a 2008 live-action film starring Emile Hirsch and directed by the Wachowskis.
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https://tvline.com/2022/05/25/speed-racer-live-action-series-apple-tv-plus/ ‘Speed Racer’ Live-Action Series Ordered at Apple TV Plus