F9, also known as Fast and Furious 9 is an upcoming American action film from the popular franchise of The Fast and the Furious. It will be the ninth film installment of the franchise and tenth full-length film to be released by the production house.
F9 is written by Daniel Casey, directed by Justin Lin. The film is distributed globally by Universal Pictures. The franchise has been extremely successful and is the biggest franchise of the Universal Pictures. The series ranks at number 10 among the highest-grossing film series ever with a combined gross collection of over $5.8 billion.
The films initially were based on the illegal street racing and received a mixed response from the viewers till the series went under a major shift in 2009 when the narratives were more towards heists, spying, and gang rivalries. The series became more popular among the masses.
The F&F series is considered to propel the careers of lead actors Vin Diesel and the Lt. Paul Walker to stardom. The Franchise also includes short films, tele series, live shows, video games, and theme park attractions.
F9 trailer is released and is available online and as usual, it contains the top in class vehicles pursuits and top in class nitro fuelled in action which will make the fans sit on the edge of the seats. The movie was set for a 2020 release but due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the release is rescheduled to April 2, 2021.
F9 will see its Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto as one of the leads joining with repeats like Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz, Dom’s wife, Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pearce, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as Tej Parker, Jordana Brewster as Mia Toretto, Dom and Jakob’s sister, Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey and Charlize Theron as Cipher.
F9 will also see wrestler turned actor John Cena as Jakob Toretto, Dom and Mia’s brother who is working as a master thief, assassin, and a high-performance driver. The story of the movie is set on after the 2017 movie, The Fate of the Furious where Dom and his family are leading a quiet life and now must face Jakob who holds a grudge against his brother teams up with Cipher- an old enemy of Dom.
What really has been the news is the return of Sung Kang as Han Lue, a former member of Dom’s team who was supposedly killed. His comeback will answer some unsolved mysteries from the trailer for sure.
Well for all those and much more to be revealed, fans have to wait till April 2021 when the movie will be screened. From the trailer, we can assure that makers have raised the degree of action and would be worth waiting for as the movie looks as fascinating as always.