Today’s MAD MOVIE CAR… FASTER

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Built by Cinema Vehicle Services, this badass has made many appearances since the film came out. Here’s some Behind-The-Scenes shots of the build. If you want to see more MOVIE CAR DESIGN, check out my new book here.

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FASTER Premiere was a hoopla of cars…

A pretty big shlabang went off last night as Dwayne Johnson pulled up in the Chevelle from the film. Swarmed by press and fans outside the perimeter, the megastar waved and greeted everyone with big smiles.

Now, in contrast to the smiles, the movie was all brute force. He laid the smackdown bigtime and the movie overall was serious action and serious attitudes. Although, a bit gory for my take in certain parts, Dwayne did a great job as a revengeful steam train of destruction. Movie opens tomorrow…

TONIGHT! Goin’ to the Premiere of FASTER…

Okay, as with most Premieres, this is exciting. A Hollywood shindig with all the car trimmins.’ And so, you begin to ask the questions like… “what the heck am I gonna wear,” “what the heck am I gonna drive” and what the heck is gonna happen when I get there?

Ok. Black is the new black, so black shirt… black pants… black Tahoe… and RED shoes. (Just a wee bit o’ rebel in there to mess things up.) Stay tuned here for shots from the show at Mann’s Chinese Hollywood. Filing in around 7-7:30pm. If you’re around there, come by and ScReaM your head off…

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EXCLUSIVE! “FASTER” shows off it’s Muscle with a Malibu SS

Car Movies are in.…way in. And up next this Wednesday is a beast of a flick from CBS Films called “FASTER.” You should already know about this movie by now because CBS has been doing a bang up job on promoting the film, plastering the faces of Dwayne Johnson and his metal of choice, a black on black Chevy Malibu SS all over town. But, if you’ve been in a cave up until now, scroll to the TRAILER and soak up the pain…

We car guys know who the “real” star is, but Dwayne does a pretty badass job at kickin’ some major rear end in this one. And just as it’s difficult to place a star in the right type of movie, CBS’s production team had a tough job at picking a very serious road weapon to enhance Dwayne’s character. But they did…

Below are exclusive “Behind the Scenes” shots from our shop Cinema Vehicle Services where the cars were built. Now, although CVS fabricated the skin and suspension of these beasts, the real guts of the cars were put together by expert Mechanic and Fabricator Danny Sanchez. Danny slapped these cars into gear with some serious power and serious nitrous.

But why the SS? What is it about the design of this classic car that says “I’m just gonna plain knock you out?” I mean, if someone asked me if Dwayne Johnson were a car, what would he be… I’d do what CBS Films did …and landlock the Malibu. Its raw aggressiveness is why Hollywood grabs this “go to” car for many of it’s films and why they came to CVS to build them. But despite its overuse, it never seems to be …over used. It’s just hardcore brutal… and in a semi black skin, a straight reverse punch.

And does this car get seriously abused…

Check out the bullet holes, crush zones, impact blunt forced traumas. And in all that, wait until you see what Dwayne does to the other guys. Yes, guys. Not one dude, but a whole mess of gun totin’ thunder monkeys. With far lesser vehicular contraptions.

Will FASTER rocket to the top? Will this black beast unleash hell onto the evils of the world? Will I grab this black and white striped classic and head to a local car show? Most certainly…

The Premiere for “FASTER” will be Monday night at Mann’s Chinese in Hollywood and I’ll be there to support another entry into Fireball’s Automotive Hollywood Hall of Fame.

Bottom line, “FASTER” is poised to dent, carve, draft, push and force it’s way to the top. And with a 1971 Chevy Malibu SS, I’d step outta the way if I were you…

Car Movies way are in…

Normally, you get two or three good car movies a year. But this is outta control in a way that shows that the Automotive Culture wants serious machinery in action. Um, …that would be you guys. So, that’s what we and the studios are doing to make sure you get that action. Which one’s are you looking forward to?

The sheer number of car films coming out, let alone what’s in the future pike is overwhelming. And I’m lovin’ every second of it. So, here’s a few posters of some of them. Hit my Poster Alley on Facebook for a complete viewing, but here’s what’s coming so far. FASTER, FAST FIVE, GREEN HORNET, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4, DRIVE ANGRY, PRIEST, TRON LEGACY, MACHETE, CAPTAIN AMERICA, HANGOVER 2, TRANSFORMERS 3, WRECKED and even the ALIEN PREQUEL that Ridley Scott is now prepping with Natalie Portman has an automotive element. And this list will be different tomorrow!

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New FASTER Trailer…

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Dwayne Johnson in FASTER…

Yes, cars were built at CVS. Coolness in a black package. Several Malibu’s were built for this new film.

Sweatin’ the new FLICKS…

What to see, what to see? How about ALL OF THEM!

Yes sir, I’m gonna o.d. on cool movies this summer. Who’s comin’ with me? (And since tomorrow’s my -day, I think I’ll start there, yo.) Sweet.

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