Dominic Cooper Talks ‘Need for Speed’

Dominic Cooper looking dapper. (Photo via AP)

British actor Dominic Cooper (Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter) is “in negotiations” to star opposite Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul in the film adaptation of the video game series Need for Speed, reports Variety.

Cooper is set to appear as an ex-NASCAR driver who also makes his living modifying supercars.

According to GameSpot.com, the video game series has sold over 100 million copies worldwide since 1994.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Cooper can be seen in Dead Man Down, a thriller co-starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), out next March (2013).

Can you picture Cooper in a race car jumpsuit?