Scott Porter Joins Speed Racer

Scott Porter (“Friday Night Lights”) has landed a role in Warner Bros.’ Speed Racer, which starts filming this month in Berlin, reports Variety.

Porter will play Rex (Spoiler ahead – highlight to read!), the older brother to Speed Racer who fakes his death and returns as Racer X. Emile Hirsch plays the title role; the cast includes Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, John Goodman and Susan Sarandon. Andy and Larry Wachowski wrote and will direct the big screen adaptation.

Porter recently completed a lead role in Screen Gems’ Prom Night opposite Brittany Snow.

Source: Variety