Richard Roundtree Joins Speed Racer

July 2, 2007


Richard Roundtree has scored a role in the Wachowskis' live-action adaptation of Speed Racer as Ben Burns, a former racer turned commentator, leaving me and the rest of the movie news community scrambling for a way to fit the acquisition of this part into the "Theme from Shaft" lyrics. I decided to try for the "he's a complicated man..." part.

He's a former racing man,
but now he is a racing commentator.
Ben Burns!

I guess that works.


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