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Can you actually believe that there was going to be a Need For Speed TV show in the early 2000s, but it got cancelled...

Technical director of the Fast and the Furious movies Craig Lieberman was also assigned to EA Games in Vancouver in the early 2000s to help create the Nissan Skyline GTR R34 that would later become the cover car of the Need For Speed Underground street racing video game. During this time, Craig Lieberman had connections with Lionsgate production studio and together with a few other producers, they came up with a reality car modification TV show that would focus on tuner car culture and together they presented it to EA Games who absolutely loved it, their only requirement was that they wanted the video game to be a part of the show which they gladly accepted.

The only issue was they the production company were far too worried about the TV show market already being far too saturated with other car shows at the time already, so the entire project came to a standstill.

They also proposed it to MTV, but MTV had Pimp My Ride already and didn't want to jeopardise it with another car show.

Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Craig Lieberman on Why The Need For Speed TV Show Was Cancelled...

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