Wachowski brothers’ live-action Speed Racer (Warner Bros., 5.9) will close the Tribeca Film Festival on May 6th, or three days before the nationwide opening. If you ask me the film is already looking pretty silly due to Emile Hirsch‘s McDonald’s helmet. I took one look at this photo and went “what?” Is this an intentional joke? (Producer Joel Silver‘s Demolition Man had fun with Taco Bell, after all.)
Emile Hirsch in Speed Racer (Warner Bros., 5.9)
The Reeler‘s Stu VanAirsdale is reporting that other Tribeca world premieres are I Am Because We Are, the Madonna-produced documentary about orphans of the AIDS epidemic in Malawi, and Mariah Carey‘s Tennessee.