Need for Speed Film Rights Sold to Dreamworks

George Gatins wrote adaptation of top-selling video game franchise
Electronic Arts today announced that DreamWorks Studios has acquired the feature film rights to the Need for Speed video game franchise, The screenplay is based on the Need for Speed series, but is not based on an individual game. Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) is attached to direct, and the project will be fast-tracked at DreamWorks with a target production start date for early next year, for a 2014 release.