BMW Films: The Hire - Beat the Devil

BMW Films – Beat the Devil

The Driver drag-races the Devil, in order to earn James Brown his soul.

The Driver drag-races the Devil, in order to earn James Brown his soul.

This short film from The Hire series begins decades ago, when the legendary James Brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune decades ago. Now he wishes to renegotiate. Hired to take Mr. Brown to rendezvous with the devil (Gary Oldman), the driver soon finds himself entangled in fiendish plans.

This episode features a BMW Z4 3.0i (E85) and stars James BrownGary Oldman, and Danny Trejo. It also has a cameo by Marilyn Manson. It was written by David Carter, Greg Hahn and Vincent Ngo and directed by Tony Scott. I remember watching it for the first time 20 years ago. Now there is a new, higher quality version of it online. Check out the 4K remaster here.

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