The little street racing movie franchise that could is about to get its ninth installment. Tenth if you count
It looks like for this ninth installment of the long running series, Vin Diesel‘s lead character Dom Toretto will be fighting his until-now unknown sibling, who will be played by none other than John Cena. Cena’s addition to this series seems like the biggest no-brainer in Hollywood history. And it looks like his character receives assistance from
And yes folks, at the very end of the trailer, we see the return of fan-favorite character Han Lue (Sung Kang), who is somehow alive again. For anyone who complains about Han having died, just remember that the
This latest installment was filmed all across the globe, which is only fitting as this series has become one of the biggest franchises at the global box office in history. The movie was filmed in the United States, the United Kingdom, Scotland, Georgia, and Thailand. Justin Lin, who directed
Next year, the series’ tenth installment is supposedly coming to theaters, just in time for the franchise’s 20th anniversary. It’s hard to believe that the third movie in this series almost went straight-to-DVD, and now a string of movies once about street racing is one of the most popular (and diverse) big-screen blockbuster movie franchises ever. Although the upcoming tenth installment is said to be the last one, I have a hard time believing that Universal is willing to pull the plug on their biggest cash cow. Let’s keep making Fast & Furious movies until Vin Diesel and the crew are old and grey… they’ll probably still look chiseled and fantastic.
F9 stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and John Cena, with Jordana Brewster, and newcomer Cardi B.