Simon Crane To Helm ‘Hot Wheels’ For Legendary Pictures

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Legendary has tapped Simon Crane to direct ‘Hot Wheels’, a film based around the popular toy cars. Paul Attanasio will rewrite the feature from the draft by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. Plot details are unknown at this time and no actors are attached to star yet.

Crane has served as second unit director for films like ‘World War Z’ and the upcoming ‘Maleficent’. Attanasio has received Academy Award nominations for writing ‘Quiz Show’ and ‘Donnie Brasco’. He will pen the upcoming adaptation of ‘East of Eden’, starring Jennifer Lawrence.