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June 25, 2004 | From Reuters
Chim Chim must be doing back flips. Warner Bros. is back on track with development of a live-action film adaptation of the popular Japanese-cartoon series "Speed Racer," the studio said Thursday. The "Speed" project, idling in Warner's slow lane for about a decade, shifted back into high gear after actor Vince Vaughn ("DodgeBall") sold the studio on his own concept for the movie, with Vaughn cast as the title character's mysterious big brother, Racer X, a studio spokeswoman said.
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May 12, 2008 | Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press
"Speed Racer" was lapped in its opening weekend at the box office as "Iron Man" continued to fire its jets with $50.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The anime-inspired race movie edged into the No. 2 spot with $20.2 million, slightly ahead of the 20th Century Fox comedy "What Happens in Vegas," which premiered at $20 million. "Our tracking was stalled toward the end," Dan Fellman, president of Warner Bros.
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May 12, 2008 | Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press
"Speed Racer" was lapped in its opening weekend at the box office as "Iron Man" continued to fire its jets with $50.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The anime-inspired race movie edged into the No. 2 spot with $20.2 million, slightly ahead of the 20th Century Fox comedy "What Happens in Vegas," which premiered at $20 million. "Our tracking was stalled toward the end," Dan Fellman, president of Warner Bros.
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June 25, 2004 | From Reuters
Chim Chim must be doing back flips. Warner Bros. is back on track with development of a live-action film adaptation of the popular Japanese-cartoon series "Speed Racer," the studio said Thursday. The "Speed" project, idling in Warner's slow lane for about a decade, shifted back into high gear after actor Vince Vaughn ("DodgeBall") sold the studio on his own concept for the movie, with Vaughn cast as the title character's mysterious big brother, Racer X, a studio spokeswoman said.
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December 28, 1995 | DAVID WHARTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The magenta sunglasses, the ones with cartoonish reptilian texture, were inspired by a toy monster. The overwhelmingly chrome shades? A Munich street performer once wore something similar. Each pair in the Black Flys line comes with a story. Jack A. Martinez, who designed them all, holds up a big, blocky pair. "Like my mother wore in the mid-'70s." In the realm of sunglasses, an optically correct domain ruled by classic Ray-Bans and sleek Oakleys, Black Flys has emerged as an upstart.
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November 3, 1994 | ELIZABETH GLAZNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Content is something Michael McCullough takes for granted. As editor of the new Costa Mesa-based Lava magazine, he admits, "We never know which way we're gonna flow." Consider the contents of Lava's first few issues: a fashion spread of underwear and clogs; a review of some foreign liqueur affectionately called "Sammy" and critical reviews of "Speed Racer the Movie," a boxing nun toy and Gumby watches.
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