So, let me get this: you're saying that Detective Frank Bullitt went out one day to buy a car, and, thought to himself, "I may one day have to chase down a way overpowered Dodge, driven by a professional stunt driver - I'd better (on my limited salary) special order a vastly higher-priced vehicle than this beat-up used K-code Mustang here on this lot". Izzat what you're sayin' @Oldroad1 ? 😁
It's funny, but I seem to recall that ol' Carroll wasn't all that ugly in his younger days. I'm maybe not the best person to judge how pretty a guy is (or was), but if people think that Matt Damon was supposed to look like Shelby did the last few years before he died, they need to go back and look at some old photos from the late '60s!
To me this is a movie that should not be redone. Like a remake of Smokey and the Bandit.
But if it is Daniel Craig is no longer Bond and he can do an American accent very well.
I find it hard to believe that the only decent idea for a movie is to rehash something made 50 years ago (although I'll admit that I did like the new "A Star Is Born"). I mean, look around - there are so many interesting things going on in the world today that it should be fairly easy to find a new story to make into a film.
I'm going to fall in with the folks here who say "nay" to any type of new Bullitt film. In the car-nut world, it's a classic movie and has everything it has needed to stay at icon status for all these years. What could possibly be left to add? Sure, there were some cheesy parts (like the VW and the hubcaps), and sure, there we some pretty implausible technical faults...but the darned movie entertained and enthralled, and still does. Leave. It. Alone.
Now, an EV Meyers Manx does kind of intrigue me. I'm kinda wantin' to see that particular continuation made!
Will Andretti find success with Renault in F-1? Anyone's guess, but it seems a stretch to me.
And what can you say about Dubai and its supercar fervor? Unlimited cash will foster unlimited silliness most of the time, is what I think...
One of the most fully engrossing and thought-provoking Manifold articles in quite some time, IMO, as I was interested in each and every topic! 👍