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8 things we learned from the director and star of 'Baby Driver'Movie director Edgar Wright and actor Ansel Elgort reveal what happened behind the scenes and talk karaoke songs, car stunts and even Star Wars.
[SIRENS] You've been my driver for every job since we've met. You're the best in the business.>>Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! [BRAKE NOISES] [MUSIC] I made this music video in like 15 years ago now, 2002. I used the idea which was a getaway driver timing out The heists to music, but then i was really annoyed at myself that I'd used it on this music video, because I thought, no I've squandered the idea. But it actually ended up being a help to getting the movie made. Edgar finally said, hey, do you know any songs really well? by heart, like every guitar lick, every drum fill, and every lyric. When I was a kid, my god mother filled my iPod will thousands and thousands of songs. And one of my favorite songs was Easy by the Commodore's. And I all of the sudden remembered that and I remembered that of course I know that song really well, and it still is my karaoke song actually.>>Meet the one and the only bat.>>The Barbara Streisand thing came about because I was doing research on Tinnitus Cause, [INAUDIBLE] character has tinnitus, and I read it said famous people with tinnitus and [INAUDIBLE] Barbara Streisand. One of the characters in the film is Gonzales talking about that and says You know who has tenitis? Barbara Streisand. And Jamie Foxx replies as the character Bax, he goes, do I look like I know a thing about Barbara Streisand now the irony is Jamie Foxx is friends with Barbara Streisand. Great. You think she'll be okay with you saying that line? And then Jaime Foxx, I kid you not, said this. He goes, do you know Barbara? And I was like, no. [LAUGH] And then he just said, Barbara's gangster. [LAUGH] [MUSIC] So you basically pull the E brake, and then you get You're basically, you're getting rear wheel lock up, and that's when you can slide the car around. So, usually you're at like thirty miles an hour. Or, you can be going as fast as you want, but then you slow downa little bit to thirty by using the brake, and then you get rear wheel lock up, and then it's just a little input with the wheel. If you yank the wheel, your car's just going to spin out. Absolutely out of control. But the whole point of it is it's a little bit out of control. And so you can push the cart at 90 degrees by just a little soft input and then a counter steer. And then you can steer out of it. [NOISE] How will help driving cars change car chase movies. Would you do one? I think that would be more boring. [LAUGH] I don't know. I think it's gonna be dope. I can't wait for self driving cars. I can't wait to get in an Uber and not have to deal with some human being. I still use an iPod and I met somebody from Apple the other day and I told him I still use the iPod classic and he goes, but you have Apple music on your phone? I said yeah, and he goes But you still use the iPod. I said, yeah, I just prefer the iPod. I did just having a hard drive of stuff. I remember streaming is sometimes very convenient. But when it's not convenient, it's so irritating. [MUSIC] Ant Man. Are we ever going to see your script? Will you post it? No. [LAUGH] Why not?>>Why bother? [LAUGH] How many people here would read it if it was posted?>>No don't. [LAUGH] No? [MUSIC] Would you consider directing a Star Wars movie?>>I guess so. Yeah. I Yeah, I have something crazy but I can't tell you. Not directly.>>Oh no, you can tell us.>>No, I really can't. You'll see at Christmas. [MUSIC] They call me baby driver, and once upon a pair of wheels in the road it was on.