A LOT of cars were destroyed filming Baby Driver

Louise McCreesh
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From Digital Spy

The stunt coordinator from Edgar Wright's Baby Driver has revealed the production team went through quite a few cars while making the movie.

Speaking to EW, Darrin Prescott, who also served as the film's second-unit director, revealed that filming the high-octane car racing movie came with inevitable casualties, in the way of very expensive cars.

Indeed, if you're driving anything smaller than a volkswagen golf, you may want to look away now.

"We've gone through quite a few," he said.

"The Subarus we keep breaking them, because we're pushing them. We're asking a lot of them. The Mercedes, we broke a lot in prep because we needed it to drift.

"We're basically taking the millions, and millions, of dollars Mercedes spent to keep that car and safe, and trying to override all of that.

"We ended up breaking the Mercedes a bunch of times. They had to ship in axles from different places.

"It's a challenge, man."

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In not unrelated news, it looks like even more cars could be in mortal peril very soon, as Edgar Wright told Digital Spy he would be interested in making a Baby Driver sequel.

Speaking about the now canned Hot Fuzz 2, the filmmaker said a sequel to his more recent film isn't beyond the realms of possibility – and we'll take it!

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"The thing is, people say, 'What about a Hot Fuzz 2?" but I don't think so, no," he told us.

"Having said that, I would do a sequel to Baby Driver!"

Ladies and gentlemen, hide your engines.

Baby Driver is in cinemas now.

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