Kid Cudi joins cast in Need for Speed movie
Dreamworks' Need for Speed movie is rounding out its cast, adding hip-hop artist Kid Cudi (real name Scott Mescudi) to a lineup including Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots (real name). Paul, who plays the lead in the Need for Speed film, is best known for his role as Jesse in Breaking Bad. Cooper played Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger and Poots is best known as Tammy from 28 Weeks Later.

Joining Mescudi and the rest of the cast is The Wire's Ramon Rodriguez, American actor Rami Malek and Australian actor Harrison Gilbertson, The Hollywood Reporter says. The Need for Speed film is set to hit theaters on February 7, 2014.

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