Cease us if you’ve heard this one earlier than: Plucky upstart strikes to new metropolis. He then gets drawn into sport the place he should defeat a formidable rival, guided by unlikely mentor. With the assistance of a brand new love curiosity and/or sidekick pal, he’ll ultimately come up victorious.
Are we speaking about Pat Boone in 1957’s ode to harness racing, April Love? 1984’s Karate Kid with Ralph Macchio? No, it’s the Australian movie Go!, apparently rebranded as Go Karts for its upcoming launch on Netflix. It’s received a fairly easy, familiar-sounding plot: Jack strikes to western Australia together with his mother and discovers the thrilling world of aggressive go-karting, “studying from a former driver with a secret previous.” It’s anybody’s guess what occurs subsequent: Will Jack lean into his rebelliousness to turn out to be a aggressive racer? Will he win over his surly mentor? (Trace: There’s even a “Mr. Miyagi” nod within the trailer.) Will he fall for the tomboy woman mechanic and enlist the assistance of his humorous greatest buddy? Will he defeat his imply, cocky opponents?
Yep, we’re fairly certain we all know how this one goes to prove. However we’ll discover out for certain when Go Kart arrives on Netflix on March 13.