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Premium Rush Opens Nationwide

The new action messenger movie Premium Rush is getting hyped up here in NYC.

Affinity Cycles in Brooklyn has even designed a bike based on their track bike that was used in the film.

The Affinity Metropolitan.

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Get yours today: here.

Last night (8/22/12) was the red carpet premiere and the stars of the film were out in full force. Not to mention the stars of our local bike community, many of which are in the film like Kym Perfetto:

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Who stars as one or the messengers in Wilee’s (Joesph Gordon-Levitt) crew.

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Here is Squid (on the right) with actor Gordon-Levitt.

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And although not in the movie, Time’s Up bike activist superstar Barbara Ross was at the premier which was co-hosted by Brendt Barbur and the Bicycle Film Festival.

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Another Time’s Up volunteer Austin Horse, did a lot of the stunt riding for Gordon-Levitt. He was unable to attend due to travel but he gets a good mention in this recent NY Times article:

Joseph Gordon Levitt Dodges Traffic in Premium Rush -NY Times.

Here are a couple more articles:

Premium Rush and a Vicious Cycle–LA Times.

What a ‘Rush’-Dania Ramirez keeps it moving–Miami Herald.

Here is JGL on the Jimmy Kimmel Show:

Part 2:

Part 3:

The film opens nationwide tomorrow, Friday (8/24/12) and there are group rides planned and bike parties in Boston, Chicago, LA and SF.

In NYC, check out the group ride by Affinity and the Bicycle Film Festival.

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More info: http://affinitycycles.com/2012/08/premium-rush-premier-group-ride/

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