New Movie Update: Fast and Furious 9 is Coming Soon!
The Fast and the Furious franchise has been around since 2001, and it shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
In fact, there are already two more installments planned beyond the ninth movie!
Here’s everything you need to know about this explosive new movie update, including release dates, casting rumors, and teaser trailers.
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Fast and furious director announced
As of July 2018, the ninth installment in the Fast and Furious franchise has a release date set for 2020. Director F.
Gary Gray will be returning to direct this movie, which was announced by Vin Diesel on his Facebook page.
This is Gray’s first film in the franchise since 2003’s The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift.
Hobbs will be an ally in fast 9
Dwayne The Rock Johnson who starred in the franchise’s last three installments, has hinted that his character of Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs will join Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and the rest of the crew in Fast & Furious 9.
The actor made the announcement on Instagram along with a photo of himself with Tyrese Gibson who played Roman Pierce in the franchise’s second installment 2Fast 2Furious.
Cody will be the villain in fast & fierce
Cody will be the new villain in the upcoming movie.
The film’s release date was just announced as April 10, 2020, so we don’t know too much yet.
But it’s worth noting that Cody is best known for his work with Straight Outta Compton, Creed 2, and Mission Impossible Fallout.
We can’t wait to see what he brings to the table in this next installment of the franchise.
The Rock may make a cameo in fast nine
The Rock has been teasing his return to the franchise for a while now, but with the release of Jumanji:
Welcome to the Jungle coming up, it seems unlikely that we will see him in this movie.
It’s possible he may have an appearance in Fast 10 or 11, but for now it looks like Vin Diesel will continue to be the only one who can say I live a life of crime.
The fast franchise sales generated $5.1 billion
The Fast and the Furious franchise has been one of the most successful film franchises in history.
It has generated $5.1 billion (five sentences) in box office sales, making it the second highest-grossing film series of all time.
All nine films have made over $100 million each at the worldwide box office with a combined total of nearly $4.3 billion and an average gross of just under $350 million per film.
The last two installments Furious 7 and The Fate of the Furious have both set records as the fastest films to reach IMAX screens ever, while also setting records as 2017’s biggest global opening weekend with a combined gross of nearly $1.2 billion worldwide.
Deadpool 2 – $736 million
Deadpool 2 set a new record for an R-rated movie with a $301 million opening weekend, surpassing the original Deadpool’s $235 million.
The sequel also had the biggest international opening ever for an R-rated movie at $176 million, which helped make it the second highest grossing film of 2018 so far. Incredibles 2- $1.2 billion:
Incredibles 2 has now made over 1 billion worldwide, making it the 15th highest-grossing film of all time.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – $1.3 billion:
Fallen Kingdom has made more than 1 billion dollars globally in less than 3 weeks after its release on June 22nd.
Avengers Infinity War – $678 million
Infinity War has currently made $678 million worldwide, which makes it the fourth highest grossing movie ever.
It’s the fastest film in history to cross the $600 million mark at the global box office, doing so in just four days.
The blockbuster Marvel film also earned an estimated $258.6 million in North America over its first weekend, making it the second-highest grossing domestic opening of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens $288.2 million.
Black Panther – $700 million
The Marvel movie has now grossed $700 million domestically,
surpassing The Dark Knight to become the second-highest-grossing superhero film of all time in North America.
It’s also the third-highest grossing movie ever in North America, behind only Avatar and Star Wars:
The Force Awakens.
Spider-Man: Homecoming – $410 million: Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man:
Homecoming opened with a domestic weekend total of $117.2 million, making it the biggest opening for a Spiderman movie.
Jurassic World – $402 million: Jurassic World surpassed Titanic $658M to become the fourth highest grossing film worldwide and fifth highest domestically.
It will likely pass Titanic next week as it continues to dominate box offices around the world.