Update: Ben Stiller has weighed in on this report, shooting it down by saying it is “not at all true, sadly.”
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According to a new report from Page Six, actor/director Ben Stiller is joining the cast of Fast and Furious 9, aka F9.
Before we go any further, it’s important to acknowledge that Page Six is a tabloid, so we can’t take this story as seriously as we would if the news came from a more respected outlet. But that being said…Ben Stiller? Potentially appearing in a Fast and Furious movie? We can’t NOT talk about this. Crack open a Corona and let’s run down some possibilities of what this possible casting could mean. Read More »
The Fast and Furious franchise hit a couple of speed bumps over the past few years with The Fate of the Furious and the series’ first spin-off, Hobbs and Shaw, but this year, we’ll see the latest entry in the primary ongoing storyline, which is officially being referred to as The Fast Saga. That means no Dwayne Johnson or Jason Statham, but instead a renewed focus on Vin Diesel‘s Dominic Toretto and his eclectic group of racers-turned-international-spies. (God, I love these movies so much.)
And thankfully, there’s one very important #family member who’s returning after a multi-year absence: Justin Lin, who directed the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth movies in this series and was really the person who hit the NOS button on this franchise and turned these films into the globe-spanning, high-octane, over-the-top action extravaganzas they are today. And hot damn, it looks like he hasn’t missed a beat getting back in the driver’s seat. Check out the first full F9 trailer below.
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Update: Universal has confirmed that the official title of this film is F9. Our original article follows below.
The first trailer for Fast and Furious 9 (or Fast 9) is coming on January 31. It will be unveiled as part of a huge Fast and Furious fan event and concert down in Miami, Florida. But before then, we have a clip teasing the forthcoming arrival of the trailer, and if you remember the events of The Fate of the Furious, you already know what big change has resulted in a new life for Dominic Toretto. Watch the Fast and Furious 9 trailer teaser below. Read More »
January is going to get a dose of nitrous when the first Fast and Furious 9 trailer arrive online. Universal Pictures just announced an entire event dedicated to launching the trailer in the new year, which includes a Fast and Furious-inspired live concert. However, it’s not just a bunch of cars playing instruments or the cast of the Fast and Furious saga forming a band, though both of those options would arguably more interesting than the real concert. Read More »
It’s hard to believe, but we’re coming up on the ninth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise. What started off as a throwaway action movie in 2001 has become a muti-billion dollar film franchise that is popular around the world. But the Fast and Furious franchise has never forgotten its roots, especially when it comes to family. Now it seems like Fast and Furious 9 might take us back to an event in Dom’s life that was first mentioned in that original movie from 18 years ago. Read More »
Cardi B is hustling her way to a movie star career, as the rapper becomes the newest family member of the Fast and Furious franchise. The Fast and Furious 9 cast has tapped Cardi B for an undisclosed role, making her the latest new addition to a cast that includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Helen Mirren, and Charlize Theron.
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Timothee Chalamet tried it, thousands of children have suffered through it, but could Charlize Theron be the one to conquer the bowl cut? The actress is reprising her role as the villainous Cipher in Fast and Furious 9, whose trademark dreadlocks were almost as awful as her terrorism scheme that turned Dom (Vin Diesel) against his family in The Fate of the Furious. But Theron was quick to shed those dreads for a much sleeker look in Fast and Furious 9.
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Fast and Furious 9 has been filming for almost two months already, and it’s still adding cast members to the Fast family. The latest addition is Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), who will be playing a new character in the delightfully insane action franchise. Here’s what we know about his role so far.
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Since Dwayne Johnson won’t be returning for Fast and Furious 9, the sequel needs to find some muscle elsewhere. They’ve already brought in John Cena for a role in the franchise, but instead of reaching back into the world of wrestling for another cast member, they’ve snagged a UFC fighter to get in on the action. Francis Ngannou, the #2 fighter in the heavyweight division of UFC, is joining the Fast and Furious 9 cast. Read More »
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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