The Untold Story of Speed: Joss Whedon’s Behind-The-Scenes Account of an Iconic Film

Speed: An Iconic Film

Amidst the ongoing writers’ strike in Hollywood, Joss Whedon (known for The Avengers) has provided a captivating behind-the-scenes account of the film Speed. In this thrilling feature, Jack Traven, a SWAT officer, becomes embroiled in an incredibly intense road adventure. Howard Payne, a disturbed terrorist, plants a bomb on a city bus in Los Angeles, and it must maintain a specific speed limit (50 miles per hour or approximately 80 kilometers per hour) to prevent it from exploding. Guided by a relentless rhythm for nearly two hours, Speed captivates its audience with its fast-paced action! However, were you aware that the project initially faced a completely different fate?

A Savior for the Script

Bushra Morse
Storytelling is a big part of Bushra Morse's life, so she became a journalist. She graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Journalism and from the University of California, Los Angeles, with an MA in Visual Storytelling. Bushra has a diverse media background, having previously held positions at top media platforms before joining WS News Publishers. She writes for WS News Publishers and discusses everything from politics and social issues to pop culture and celebrity.

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