If you’re going to make a sequel, especially a ninthquel, you gotta give a great reason for audiences to come back. And in the case of Universal’s F9 ne Fast & Furious 9, it’s that John Cena’s character aka Jacob is “Dom’s brother” according to Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty Ortiz.
Says Charlie Theron’s baddie Cipher to Jacob: “You’re whole life you’ve pushed yourself to be faster than Dom, smarter than Dom, stronger than Dom, but could you kill him? Because I’m ready if you are.”
Shaw’s mama (aka Helen Mirren) has something to say about the Toretto situation, “There’s nothing more powerful than love of family, but you turn that into anger, there’s nothing more dangerous.”
Add in Letty falling out of a building, a Pontiac Fiero strapped to a rocket engine, a three-piece armored truck flipping and a jeep driving up a falling jungle draw bridge, and we have ourselves a party.
Uni dropped the trailer today at a special pre-Super Bowl concert in Miami with F9 stars Cardi B, Ludacris, Ozuna as well as Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. Justin Lin returns to direct. The entire Fast & Furious franchise including spinoff Hobbs & Shaw through nine movies counts $5.9 billion at the WW box office.
It all happens on Memorial Day weekend, May 22.
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