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Premium Rush – New Bike Movie In Theaters January 13, 2012

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Image © Sony Pictures Please Visit The Official Movie Site

Image © Sony Pictures Please Visit The Official Movie Site

There’s a new bike movie coming out on January 13, 2012. It’s called Premium Rush. Here is a description from Youtube:

Dodging speeding cars, crazed cabbies, open doors, and eight million cranky pedestrians is all in a day’s work for Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), the best of New York’s agile and aggressive bicycle messengers. It takes a special breed to ride the fixie — super lightweight, single-gear bikes with no brakes and riders who are equal part skilled cyclists and suicidal nutcases who risk becoming a smear on the pavement every time they head into traffic.

But a guy who’s used to putting his life on the line is about to get more than even he is used to when a routine delivery turns into a life or death chase through the streets of Manhattan. When Wilee picks up his last envelope of the day on a premium rush run, he discovers this package is different. This time, someone is actually trying to kill him.

Looks like it’ll be this generation’s Quicksilver, with some better suspense, action and cooler bike stunts. Hopefully, it’ll have a better soundtrack as well.

Update: According to IMDB, it looks like the movie release was pushed to August 2012.

Check out the trailer:


Written by dickdavid

September 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm