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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift ‘This is the best of the Fast and the Furious movies’ – Tom Long, the Detroit News Racing onto DVD on September 26, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment


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Universal City, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–August 15, 2006–Start your engines! The screen’s coolest, sexiest turbo-charged racers spin through hairpin turns at top velocity in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, hurtling onto DVD on September 26, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The latest action-packed, adrenaline-fueled escapade from the makers of the runaway hits, The Fast and the Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious, is set in the dangerous underground world of “drift racing,” where tricked out cars careen through the gritty and stylish streets of Tokyo in the ultimate gravity-defying automotive experience. Directed by Justin Lin (Annapolis, Better Luck Tomorrow) and starring Lucas Black (Jarhead), Bow Wow (Roll Bounce) and martial arts legend Sonny Chiba (Kill Bill) as players in a deadly, pedal-to-the-metal competition, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift showcases some of the world’s hottest, fastest rides tearing up perilous courses with mind-blowing stunts and unbelievable racing sequences set against a killer soundtrack featuring the latest pop and hip-hop music.

The DVD is packed with explosive bonus features appealing to both fans of the franchise and audiences eager to discover an entirely new level of entertainment and thrills. The DVD is priced at $29.98 SRP.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift explodes with energy and power as it goes behind the wheel with some of the most daring drivers the world has ever seen. It is “adrenaline pumping explosive action!” according to Chuck Thomas of Movie Reviews and Previews. Lucas Black stars as Sean Boswell, a teen street racer who discovers “drifting,” the deadly combination of brutal speed and terrifying hairpin turns and switchbacks in Tokyo. With Bow Wow as his con-artist sidekick and Sonny Chiba as a dangerous Yakuza, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift DVD features out-of control bonuses that take this movie experience to its limits.

TURBO-CHARGED BONUS FEATURES!

Loaded with exclusive action-packed extras, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a nitro-boosted, adrenaline-charged ride with the most fearless drivers in the world. Bonus features on the DVD include:

— Underground Drifting

Burn up the streets with real-life drifters.

— Drifting School

Hit the track with the stars as they learn to drift.

— Cast Cam

Join the action behind-the-scenes with video shot by the cast.

— The Big Breakdown: Han’s Last Ride

Uncover the secrets behind the film’s most explosive chase.

— Tricked Out to Drift

Find out how the filmmakers customized over 230 cars for stunts, crashes and pure adrenaline!

— Welcome to Drifting

Get the low-down on the high-octane sport that’s revolutionizing racing.

— The Real Drift King

Meet the legend who put drifting on the map.

— The Japanese Way

Go on-location with the cast and crew to high-intensity Tokyo.

SYNOPSIS

The all-new adventure from the makers of box office triumphs The Fast and the Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious, goes behind the scenes of the ultimate street racing challenge! After an arrest for illegal street racing, teen outsider Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) moves to Japan to avoid jail time. Living with his father in a cramped apartment in a low-rent section of Tokyo, Sean discovers the sexy, clandestine world of Japanese drift racing, in which brash young drivers compete in a deadly combination of brutal speed and terrifying hairpin turns. When he loses a race to the “Drift King,” Sean’s foray into this daredevil underground sport puts him in dangerous proximity of Tokyo’s notorious criminal underworld, raising the stakes to life and death.

For more information please visit: http://www.thefastandthefurious.com

CAST & FILMMAKERS

Director: Justin Lin

Written By: Chris Morgan

Produced By: Neil H. Moritz, Ryan Kavanaugh

Director of Photography: Stephen F. Windon

Production Designer: Ida Random

Film Editors: Fred Raskin, Kelly Matsumoto, Fred Rasking

Costume Designer: Sanja Milkovic Hays

Music By: Brian Tyler

Cast: Lucas Black, Bow Wow, Nathalie Kelley, JJ Sonny Chiba, Sung Kang

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

DVD

Street Date: September 26, 2006

Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Price: $29.98 SRP

Selection Number: 30649 (Widescreen); 30650 (Full Frame)

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Layers: Dual

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)

Rating: PG-13 for reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, language and sexual content

Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1; Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; French Dolby Digital 5.1; English SDH; Spanish and French Subtitles

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