“My number-one passion after Kristen and work is motorsports -- I'm interested in almost anything with an engine," said Shepard. "This movie is like a giant cake made with my three favorite ingredients: my fiancée, my best friends and all my favorite cars. It was a six week-long birthday party!”
Andrew Panay produced "Outrun" with Nate Tuck, Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey. Exclusive Media Group is selling foreign rights.
So far Open Road Films has released "Killer Elite" to modest numbers; their upcoming slate includes Joe Carnahan's action thriller "The Grey," starring Liam Neeson (January 27, 2012); Chris Kentis and Laura Lau's horror thriller "Silent House," starring Elizabeth Olsen (March 9, 2012); Andrew Niccol's "The Host," based on "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer’s bestseller, starring Saoirse Ronan (March 29, 2013); and the in-the-works psychological thriller "Key Man," to be directed by Brian de Palma.