31 March 2013 1:10 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

One might think an adaptation of one of the most popular racing video game franchises would come zooming into theaters as quickly as possible with its pedal to the metal . or with its fingers on the accelerator button, as it were . but Scott Waugh.s upcoming Need for Speed is playing it safe and taking the scenic route on the way to theaters. The film will no longer see a February 7, 2014 release, Deadline reports, and will instead go nationwide on March 14, 2014. With almost a year between now and then, one might wonder if the delay was caused by production problems or casting issues, but it.s really just steering clear of some stiff competition from two films that previously bullied their way to the same date. José Padilha.s upcoming Robocop reboot previously switched its release date from August 9, 2013 to its current February date, and Chris Miller and Phil Lord »

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