Dominic Cooper in Need for Speed

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Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in the feature-film adaptation of the beloved musical. As an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on an idyllic Greek island, Donna (Streep) is about to let go of engaged daughter Sophie (Amanda Seyfried). For Sophie's wedding, the proud mother has invited her two lifelong best friends from her one-time backing band, Donna and the Dynamos. Yet unbeknownst to Donna, Sophie has secretly invited a few guests of her own. Hoping to find the identity of her father so that he can walk her down the aisle, she brings back three men from Donna's past. Also starring Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper.
November 7th, 2012

Dominic Cooper is in talks to star in 'Need for Speed'.

The 'Mamma Mia!' actor is in negotiations to appear in the forthcoming motoring movie - which is based on the Electronic Arts video game of the same name - alongside Aaron Paul and Imogen Poots.

He is up for the role of Dino, a former NASCAR driver who also modifies supercars for wealthy clients.

'Breaking Bad' star Aaron plays an underground racing driver who has diversified into running a garage which modifies luxury cars to boost their power. However, he is framed for the murder of his friend - who died during a race - and after getting out of prison, swears revenge on those responsible for his pal's death and his wrongful imprisonment.

Imogen is playing an exotic car dealer who works with both Aaron and Dominic's characters.

George and John Gatins have written the script for the film, which is being directed by Scott Waugh and backed by DreamWorks.

Shooting will begin next year, with a release date of February 2014.

Dominic was last seen in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' and his next big screen outing is in action thriller 'Dead Man Down'.