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Get behind the wheel of 'Baby Driver'

Check out these behind the scenes pictures from Edgar Wright's tyre-squealing, music-fuelled car chase caper.

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'Baby Driver'

"Baby Driver" is the new car chase caper from director Edgar Wright, fuelled by a high-octane mixtape of tyre-squealing top tunes.

Ansel Elgort
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Ansel Elgort

The star of the show is Baby (and his ever-present iPod), played by Ansel Elgort.

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Ansel Elgort;Jon Hamm

The film is packed with stylish automative action.

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Ansel Elgort;Jon Hamm;Eiza Gonzalez;Jamie Foxx

Heist cold: Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, Eiza Gonzalez and Jon Hamm gang up in "Baby Driver".

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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

Baby charms Debora, played by Lily James.

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Ansel Elgort;Kevin Spacey

Baby is in deep with crime boss Doc, played by Kevin Spacey.

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The film is written and directed by Edgar Wright, the man behind "Shaun of the Dead", "Hot Fuzz" and "Scott Pilgrim".

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Kevin Spacey

Doc has another job for Baby.

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Kevin Spacey;Jamie Foxx

Oscar winners go head-to-head as Jamie Foxx meets Kevin Spacey.

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Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort and director Edgar Wright on set.

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Ansel Elgort;Jamie Foxx

This is the first Edgar Wright film to be shot in the United States ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" was shot in Canada).

Ansel Elgort;Lily James
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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

Wright wrote the script, based on a music video he directed for dance act Mint Royale in 2003.

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Ansel Elgort

Wright checks out Baby's signature shades.

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Kevin Spacey;Jamie Foxx

Doc assembles the crew for his next heist.

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Ansel Elgort;Jamie Foxx

Baby is unbeatable behind the wheel...

Jamie Foxx
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Jamie Foxx

... But can Baby hold his own in a world of tough criminals like Bats?

Jon Hamm
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Jon Hamm

Director Edgar Wright and actor Jon Hamm cue up more motoring mayhem.

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Ansel Elgort;Jon Bernthal

Edgar Wright, Ansel Elgort and co-star Jon Bernthal on set.

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After dropping out of the long-gestating "Ant-Man", this is Wright's first film in four years.

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Mirror shades. Baby's signature track is Brighton Rock by Queen, from the 1974 album "Sheer Heart Attack".

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Ansel Elgort

The film's title is inspired by the 1970 Simon and Garfunkel song from "Bridge Over Troubled Water".

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Jon Hamm;Ansel Elgort

Jon Hamm is mysterious criminal Buddy.

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Jon Hamm;Eiza Gonzalez

Darling, played by Eiza González, gives as good as she gets.

Lily James
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Lily James

Baby falls hard for Debora, but can he escape his life of crime? The soundtrack features both Debra by Beck and Debora by T-Rex.

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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

The various spectacular car chases require some serious stunt driving.

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Ansel Elgort

This 1979 Lincoln Mark 5 is one of the film's cool cars.

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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

Ansel Elgort learned to drift and other driving tricks for the role.

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Ansel Elgort

Director of Photography Bill Pope with Wright and Elgort.

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The crew prepares another shot. The film is shot in Atlanta, where Wright reckons bank robberies are made easier by easy access to freeways.

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Ansel Elgort;Jon Hamm;Jamie Foxx;Eiza Gonzalez

Tension mounts among the heist crew.

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Ansel Elgort;Jon Hamm;Jamie Foxx;Eiza Gonzalez

The pulsing soundtrack includes the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, the Damned, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and Kid Koala.

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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

T-Rex, the Commodores, Barry White and Young MC are also featured.

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Ansel Elgort;Lily James

Baby and Lily prepare to hit the road.

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Bat's truck rig from the audacious armoured truck heist sequence.

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Jon Hamm

The crew gets up to speed.

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"Baby Driver" speeds into theatres in the US and UK on 28 June and in Australia on 13 July. 

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