Well, you asked for it! What do you mean you didn’t ask for it? I didn’t ask for it. Nobody around here asked for it. Nobody we have ever met asked for it. So exactly who the hell actually did ask for this? Somebody must have because apparently it is happening.

Neil Widener and Gavin James have been hired to pen the script for a live-action Hot Wheels movie. This will, as you may have guessed, be based on the Mattel toy car line, the gaudy, cheap and poorly made American competitor to Matchbox and Corgi.

The pair apparently took part in a beauty parade where the studio asked many writers to submit their treatments. Many responded and their proposal was said to have beaten more established writers. Plot details are currently secret.

Maybe, after a catastrophic collision with a table leg, Roger “Roady” Racer has lost his nerve. Can he get it back in time for the upcoming Skirting Board classic with it’s death defying finale, the push down the stairs?

Mattel and Warner Bros. signed a deal to work together on toy based movies in January 2019 and it has taken this long. Warner Bros. must have been too busy making a mess of the DCEU to work on their partnership.

Robbie Brenner will produce and the search for a director will start soon. The writers most recent efforts are San Andreas 2 and Now You See Me 3.

No, this is not a joke.

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