Selena Gomez and Ethan Hawke in the Fast and Furious First Trailer for Getaway

Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez in Getaway (2013) Movie Image

It’s like the “Fast and Furious” franchise, but without the ridiculous (re: cartoony) physics and Paul Walker and Vin Diesel totally bro’ing it out. Here, though, you have Selena Gomez (as a gun-toting criminal, no less) and Ethan Hawke, fresh from surviving “The Purge”. Hawke can play a lot of things, but he looks so uncomfortable behind the wheel of Courtney Solomon’s “Getaway”. Is it just me or does the guy not look like he’s ever even driven a car before in his life? I guess that’s why they call it movie magic, baby!

Anyhoo. Check out the first trailer for “Getaway”. It’s interesting and totally not daft like the “Fast and Furious” franchise. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? You decide.

Getaway is the gritty, heart-pounding action thriller from Warner Bros. Pictures and Dark Castle Entertainment in which former race car driver Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is pitted against the clock. Desperately trying to save the life of his kidnapped wife, Brent commandeers a custom Shelby Cobra Mustang, taking it and its unwitting owner (Selena Gomez) on a high-speed race against time, at the command of the mysterious villain holding his wife hostage.

Starring Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, Jon Voight, Rebecca Budig, and Bruce Payne.

Shifting gears this August 30, 2013.

Getaway (2013) Movie Poster