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Fast and Furious 9 is now shooting, which means Vin Diesel and the Fast family are up to their old shenanigans again. It was co-star Michelle Rodriguez‘s birthday the other day, and to celebrate, Nathalie Emmanuel who plays Ramsey in the franchise, shared a Fast and Furious 9 set pic that brings (most of) the family together again. It also provides our first look at new cast member John Cena in character. Spoiler alert: he looks like John Cena.

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Fast and Furious 9 is bringing back even more franchise cast members. Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren, who made their Fast debut in 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, will both return for Fast and Furious 9. Theron will once again play Cipher, while Mirren will reprise her role as Magdalene Shaw, mother of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw.

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Production on Fast and Furious 9 is now underway. Filming on the sequel started yesterday in London, complete with confirmation from several cast members who have already started posting videos and photos from the set.

Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and Michelle Rodriguez all confirmed the start of production across the pond yesterday, and it seems Jordana Brewster is over there with everyone too. Check out the Fast and Furious 9 set photos below. Read More »

Fast & Furious 9 cast

John Cena (Blockers, Bumblebee) has put the pedal to the metal and become the newest member of the Fast & Furious 9 cast. Franchise star Vin Diesel hinted at Cena’s involvement in an Instagram video back in April, but now Universal Pictures has made the casting official. Read More »

Michelle Rodriguez in Fast and Furious 9

Back in 2017, Fast and Furious franchise star Michelle Rodriguez worried fans with talk of potentially not returning for Fast and Furious 9 unless producers chose to “show some love to the women of the franchise on the next one.” Apparently she stuck to her word, because Michelle Rodriguez is returning for the forthcoming sequel, but she didn’t sign her deal until a female screenwriter was brought on board to help give the female characters a little more depth. Find out more about the details behind Michelle Rodriguez in Fast and Furious 9 below. Read More »

James Bond 25 Release Date

The summer of 2020 just got a little more interesting with two of the year’s biggest blockbusters shifting their release dates. Fast and Furious 9 has bumped back their initial April 2020 release date by nearly two months, and James Bond 25 has swept in and filled the gap. Meanwhile, Denis Villeneuve‘s forthcoming Dune remake will try to rake in some serious holiday box office dough with a Thanksgiving 2020 release date.

Get the full rundown on the Dune, James Bond 25 and Fast and Furious release dates below. Read More »

fast and furious 9 writer

The Fast and Furious franchise has tapped a new writer to steer the action franchise. For the first time since 2006, Universal has hired a new screenwriter to pen a film in the series. Up-and-coming screenwriter Daniel Casey, who penned the upcoming sci-fi thriller Kin, is the new Fast and Furious 9 writer and will script the sequel helmed by Justin Lin.

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Fast 9 Justin Lin

One of the most important members of the Fast and Furious #family members is sliding back into the director’s chair. According to franchise star Vin Diesel, both Fast 9 and Fast 10 will be helmed by none other than director Justin Lin, the man who previously directed The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast and Furious, Fast Five, and Fast and Furious 6. Plus, Diesel teases a “long overdue” location that the team will be visiting in the sequel.  Read More »

Dwayne Johnson Fast and Furious 9

The Candy Ass Saga continues. The bad blood between Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vin Diesel is apparently so palpable that there’s a chance Johnson might be done with the main Fast & Furious franchise. Johnson is currently working on the Fast & Furious spin-off co-starring Jason Statham, but when asked if he might return for Furious 9, Johnson says he’s “not quite sure.”

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There may have been some behind-the-scenes conflicts within the Fast and Furious franchise lately, but Vin Diesel is eager to recapture what initially made that family tick.

That means bringing back Justin Lin, the director who revitalized the Fast and Furious series and transformed it into the high-octane heist series it is today. Also along for the ride: original cast member Jordana Brewster, who disappeared from the series after 2015’s Furious 7.

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