Fastlane (TV series)

  • Peter Facinelli: Donovan ' Van ' Ray
  • Bill Bellamy: Deaqon Hayes
  • Tiffani- Amber Thiessen: Billie Chambers

Fast Lane (English Fast Track) is an American action television series. Subject of the series is a specialized police unit, led by Wilhelmina ( Billie ) Chambers, which is using an unusual equipment primarily sports cars and motorcycles, hunting criminals. It aired from 2002 to 2003 by Fox. Meanwhile, the show was canceled due to high production costs.

Main characters of the series were Bill Bellamy as Deaqon Hayes, Peter Facinelli as Donovan ' Van ' Ray, and Tiffani- Amber Thiessen as Wilhelmina ' Billie ' Chambers. Director McG was. The ORF beamed the series from 2006 until the beginning of the night program. In Germany they ran recently in the summer of 2008 in the night program of VOX.


  • Each episode cost Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox about 2.2 million euros ( 2.6 million U.S. dollars)
  • The series was eventually discontinued because the production costs in relation to the audience and the resulting advertising revenue, were too high.
  • The role of Mischa Barton ( Simone) prompted the producers McG, but also occupy for OC.
  • The series included many tributes to Miami Vice, whose spiritual successor she was. If each first episode of the series we look at, many similarities in the stress build-up and the music show, in addition to the obvious similarities in the atmosphere.


Within the time period in which the series ran, a whole lot of familiar names have accumulated, which had guest or cameo appearances in Fastlane, for example Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit, Biz Markie, Mischa Barton, who stars in The OC, Jenny McCarthy, Jake Busey, Craig Sheffer, Jaime Pressly, George Hamilton, Eric Mabius, Michelle Forbes, Navi Rawat, Iggy Pop, Naomi Campbell, Tommy Lee, Terrence Howard, Krista Allen, Isaac Hayes, Tatyana Ali, Jennifer Sky and Paul Gleason.

On 8 July 2008, the series has been released in the U.S. on DVD. A German version has not yet been confirmed.

Cast & Crew

Main characters

  • Peter Facinelli - Donovan " Van " Ray
  • Bill Bellamy - Deaqon " Deaq " Hayes
  • Tiffani Thiessen - Wilhemina "Billie " Chambers

Supporting Characters

  • Jay Mohr - Roland Hill
  • Mark Famiglietti - Jarod
  • Big Boy - Aquarius
  • Vondie Curtis - Hall - Andre Hayes
  • Jennifer Sky - Cassidy Shaw
  • Jamie Brown - Sophia Jones
  • Bill Duke - Capt. Parish