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Fast & Furious Spoof Gets Its Leads
Seltzer and Friedberg's Superfast starts its engines

24 September 2013  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Fast & Furious is the latest franchise to get the Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg treatment. Their latest spoof is heading to the screen and, by the looks of things, can't be stopped. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alex Ashbaugh and Dale Pavinski are in talks to play the Paul Walker and Vin Diesel characters. Sadly, it's going by the title Superfast, rather than, say, Fast & Furious: Comedy Drift.

Like barnacles that have attached themselves to cinema's hull and refuse to be dislodged, even with a really, really sharp scraper, writer-directors Seltzer and Friedberg have built a cottage industry for themselves by churning out cheap and cheerful parodies of mainstream Hollywood hits. Often many at the same time.

But spoofing on Fast & Furious, where all concerned are firmly in on the joke and people use words like "funderwear", seems an even more pointless exercise that riffing on more po-faced enterprises like Twilight (Vampires Suck) and 300 (Meet The Spartans). And it wasn't as if those were funny either.

Pedigree is provided by The Conjuring producer Peter Safran, fresh from Hunger Games parody The Starving Games. He'll be overseeing the shoot which is scheduled to kick off in Los Angeles next month.

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