Electronic Arts announced today that actress Emmanuelle Vaugier will star in Need for Speed Carbon this fall. Developed by EA Black Box in Vancouver, British Columbia, Need for Speed Carbon delivers the next generation of adrenaline-filled street racing and challenges players to face the ultimate test of driving skill on treacherous canyon roads. Need for Speed Carbon will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii as well as the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, PSP and PC.
An emerging young Hollywood talent, Vaugier has a recurring role on the CBS hit sitcom Two and a Half Men. She has also recently starred in the films Saw 2 and 40 Days and 40 Nights, and was selected to Maximâ€™s annual top 100 females list in May. In Need for Speed Carbon, Emmanuelle stars as Nikki, the ex-girlfriend of the hero who has returned to town to face his mysterious past.
â€œBeing able to work in a videogame for the first time and working with the Need For Speed Carbon team at EA has been a great experience for me. This is a game that evolves the racing genre, and Iâ€™m thrilled to be a part of itâ€, Vaugier said. â€œPlaying the role of Nikki allows me to take a completely fresh approach to acting and push the boundaries of the creative process.â€