Fast & Furious is one of the most popular action film franchises in the world. The series made its debut in 2001 with ‘The Fast and The Furious.’ Since then, the franchise has added another seven movies to its roster. With the series grossing over $5.6 billion worldwide. Last year the series returned with ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.’ The movie was an expected hit, and the franchise has once again geared up for the release of its ninth film.
Fast & Furious nine will mark the return of director Justin Lin. He has already been at the helm for the third, fourth, fifth, and the sixth movie of the franchise. Therefore is bringing with him a wealth of experience. The film will feature Dominic taking on his younger brother Jakob as relations are getting to the line. The film seems to be packed with excitement and won’t be letting fans down.
Fast & Furious 9 Release Date
The penultimate film of the franchise has finally got a release date. The creators had planned to continue the success story of Hobbs & Shaw from last year and return this May with Fast & Furious 9. With the previous installment of the series, it is going to hit theatres in 2021.
But the pandemic made it impossible to stick with that schedule. Keeping in mind the safety, the release of the film was delayed by almost a year to April 2nd, 2021. This rescheduling also means that the last film of the series won’t be coming out till 2022.
Fast & Furious 9 Cast
The franchise will return with its star-studded cast. All of the famous names like Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster will be returning. Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Charlize Theron, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, and Lucas Black are going to join the franchise.
One of the most notable newcomers to the series will be John Cena. He is set to feature as Jakob- the brother of Dominic and his nemesis for the film. Other debutants featured are Michael Rooker, Cardi B, Anna Sawai, and Finn Cole. A notable absentee from the upcoming movie is Dwayne Johnson, who seems to have drawn curtains to his time in the franchise.
Fast & Furious 9 Plot
The details surrounding the plot of the movie is scanty. It seems like a very well kept secret, and the little we know about the movie is from its trailer. The film reiterates that family is who stands by you and not necessarily who shares your blood. This is going to come to the forefront as Dominic takes on his younger brother Jakob.
The trailers suggest a return of Cipher, with Jakob working for her. Let’s see how Cipher manages to escape from her cell. One key turn is the return of Sung Kang. It would be interesting to find out how he affects the story. Other than that, the film is going to be packed with some mind-bending action sequences. Something that the franchise has made a name for itself in.
Fast & Furious 9 Trailer
The series set the internet ablaze with the trailer for F9 in January 2020. The trailer seemed like a perfect dose of adrenaline for creating excitement about the upcoming movie.
It seems unimaginable that Fast & Furious 9 will be the penultimate movie of the franchise. That puts a lot of responsibility on the movie to create a perfect setting for the concluding chapter. It remains to be seen whether the film can achieve tat. But what it can certainly achieve is action and thrill, loads of it.