Stalked: Butler wins stunt award and own Smokey and the Bandit's car
Gerard Butler is being recognised for his 300 role at the World Stunt Awards, and you too can own a proper Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am!
Gerard Butler is to receive the Action Movie Star of the Year award at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards, presumably for his work on 300 (Filmstalker review) and not the braces pinging work on P.S. I Love You! Of the award he says through WENN and Starpulse News Blog:
"It is such a special honor to receive this award from the stunt community. In each action film I'm a part of, I am continually amazed by their remarkable talent. While I am proud to receive this accolade, I am keenly aware of whom the real action heroes are."
Year One are teaming up with Burt Reynolds to produce and promote a commemorative Trans Am. Why you might ask? Well it's going to be the car that he drove from the classic Smokey and the Bandit. Yes, you will be able to own the Bandit's car.
Word from Autoblog is that this won't be a half-arsed attempt either, this will be a true Trans Am, no Firebird. Sounds like it would be the car of my childhood dreams. Comeback Snowman.