There’s a new red-band trailer for Death Race 2050, the upcoming action science-fiction comedy movie directed by G.J. Echternkamp and starring Manu Bennett, Malcolm McDowell, Marci Miller, Yancy Butler, Charlie Farrell, Burt Grinstead, Folake Olowofoyeku, Anessa Ramsey, and Shanna Olson:
DEATH RACE 2050
Get ready to race for your lives!
“A delirious blend of high-octane action, razor-sharp political satire and full-throttle mayhem, Roger Corman’s Death Race 2050 arrives on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and Digital HD January 17, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The highly anticipated reboot of the cult classic Death Race 2000, the Universal 1440 Entertainment original production straps viewers into the driver’s seat of the ultimate auto showdown, a blood-splattered no-holds-barred virtual-reality show that gleefully pits hardened road warriors against each other — and their audience. Exclusive bonus features reveal how filmmakers transformed the deadliest competition on wheels into a hair-raising, savagely funny game of life or death.
Legendary filmmaking icon, Roger Corman, is back with his most outrageous film yet in this sensational, action-packed and darkly humorous reboot of the original Death Race 2000! It’s the year 2050 and America is controlled by an all-powerful corporate government ruled by The Chairman (Malcolm McDowell). The masses have been brainwashed with violent virtual-reality entertainment. The event of the year is the Death Race, in which a motley crew of violent drivers compete in a cross-country road race, scoring points for shamelessly running people over and driving each other off the road. The reigning champion and fan favorite, Frankenstein (Manu Bennett), who’s half-man half-machine, wants to take the crown, but his rebel spy co-pilot threatens his legacy.”
There’s a real Hunger Games feel to the whole thing nut nastier and way more kitsch, lol, don’t you agree?
Anyway, here’s the official DVD cover:
(Click on the poster to enlarge.)
Release date: January 17, 2017 (on Blu-Ray and DVD).