General Motors may not be handing over cold-hard cash to fund a remake of Cannonball Run after all. Detroit News DC Bureau Chief David Shepardson announced via Twitter that GM has denied the rumors, saying that there isn't even a script to go with the speculation. Those words came from Tom Henderson with GM communications.
Thanks to Motoring File we have this "trailer" for a retro-styled actioner starring the new Mini Cooper as the automotive sidekick for a "man with no past" who looks suspiciously like Ben Stiller in the Starsky and Hutch remake. (At least the version of him in disguise at the charity ball with the sideburns and porn star mustache.)
A public vote held by the British auto rag CAR has landed the Ascari KZ1 supercar the leading role in an upcoming Hollywood remake of The Persuaders, originally a British TV series from the early Seventies that starred Roger Moore and Tony Curtis. The KZ1 beat choices from Lamborghini, Ferrari and even Aston Martin, which just rolled out its new Bond car last week, the DBS. Filming for The Persuaders won't start until 2007 with Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant and George Clooney being tossed around as po