Anchor Bay’s Born To Race Franchise Revs Up Again This Summer

Courtesy:  Anchor Bay Entertainment

Courtesy: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Born To Race: Fast Track, the latest movie in Anchor Bay Entertainment’s Born To Race franchise, will be released this summer. The movie stars Brett Davern and Beau Mirchoff, both of MTV’s Awkward. The pair star as small-town racing rivals Danny and Jake. The pair ends up being partnered together after summer scholarship to a top tier racing school. Danny also finds himself in a relationship with love interest played by Tiffany DuPont (Greek). Veteran actor Corben Bernsen (Psych, L.A. Law, Major League) co-stars along with Diogo Morgado (The Messenger, The Bible, Son of God), Grant Show (Devious Maids, Melrose Place, Private Practice, Big Love), and Sharon Lawrence (Rizzoli & Isles).

Director Alex Ranarivelo returns to helm this latest installment of the Born To Race franchise. He also directed the franchise’s previous film. He is joined by screenwriter Steve Sarno, who also crafted the script for the franchise’s previous film, and producer Ali Afshar. Afshar also produced the previous Born to Race film. He is also a professional race car driver.

Born To Race: Fast Track will be available for digital download via iTunes August 29th. It will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and OnDemand Tuesday, September 9th. The DVD will retail for SRP of $22.98 while the Blu-ray will retail for SRP of $26.99. More information on Born to Race: Fast Track is available online via Facebook and Twitter at and More information on this and other releases from Anchor Bay Entertainment is available online at, and To keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews, go online to and “Like” it. Fans can always keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews in the Phil’s Picks blog at

Indie Rock Acts Team Up For Summer/Fall Tour

Courtesy:  Velocity Records/Earshot Media

Courtesy: Velocity Records/Earshot Media

Indie rock acts A Loss For Words and Handguns have teamed up for The Lost Boys Tour.  The tour, presented by New Noise Magazine and Loud & Obnoxious Clothing, will see the bands making a near circle on their tour.  The tour gets rolling Friday, October 4th in West Chester, PA before heading up to New York City on the following night.  From there, The Lost Boys Tour will make its way south into Virginia and then to North Carolina where the bands will perform at Greensboro, NC’s Greene Street Club on Tuesday, October 8th.  After its stop in the Old North State, the tour makes its way through Georgia and down to Florida before eventually heading through the Southwest on its way to the West Coast and back to the heartland.  A Loss For Words and Handguns will receive support from City Lights, Stickup Kid, The Sheds, and Light Years on select dates.  The current slate of tour dates for The Lost Boys Tour is available below.

Oct 04 West Chester , PA The Note O

Oct 05 New York , NY Tobacco Road

Oct 07 Richmond , VA Kingdom

Oct 08 Greensboro , NC Greene Street Club

Oct 09 Atlanta , GA The Masquerade

Oct 10 Jacksonville , FL Roc Bar

Oct 11 Tampa , FL Epic Problem

Oct 13 Houston , TX Fitzzgerald’s

Oct 14 Dallas , TX Sons of Hermann Hall

Oct 15 San Antonio , TX Korova

Oct 17 Scottsdale , AZ Pub Rock Live

Oct 18 Anaheim , CA Chain Reaction

Oct 19 Canoga Park , CA Cobalt Cafe

Oct 20 San Diego , CA Soma Sidestage

Oct 21 Henderson , NV Eagle Aerie Hall

Oct 22 Salt Lake City , UT In The Venue

Oct 23 Englewood , CO Moe’s

Oct 25 Joliet , IL Mojoe’s

Oct 26 Cleveland , OH Peabody ’s

Oct 27 Detroit , MI Majestic Theatre

Oct 28 Jeannette , PA Gator’s

Oct 29 Rochester , NY Dubland Underground

Oct 30 Toronto , ON Sneaky Dee ‘s

Oct 21 Montreal , QB Underworld

Nov 01 Poughkeepsie , NY The Loft

Nov 02 Worcester, CT The Palladium (Upstairs)

Tickets for the current slate of shows go on sale tomorrow, Friday, August 23rd.  Audiences can get more information on A Loss For Words online at and  More information about Velocity Records, New Noise Magazine, and Loud & Obnoxious Clothing is available online at,, http://www.newnoisemagazine,,, and

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