Directed by Justin Lin, the film sees Vin Diesel and many others reprise their roles, and the surprisingly fresh cast of Cardi B, Ozuna and John Cena are on your way to win your heart. For those who are counting down the days to head back to theaters for some high-octane wholesome entertainment, here’s some good news. The makers have finally announced the new release date of one of its biggest blockbuster franchise films ‘Fast and Furious 9’. And, it’s coming to theaters near you. The film will officially release in India on 5th August and is the first big budget action spectacle to be released exclusively in theaters this year. The Fast and Furious saga began as a story about illegal street racing and evolved into the story of a close-knit team involved in robbery and espionage. It is one of Hollywood’s most successful franchises in India and has collected over $5 billion worldwide since the first film released in 2001. The film has also grossed over US$500 million with a worldwide release. In the latest chapter, Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) are seen enjoying a quiet life with a young son when they are asked to help thwart a dangerous conspiracy. This time the action and drama is going to get grand, the car chase will be extra thrilling especially when a rocket takes a car into space. F9 is the ninth installment in the popular Fast & Furious series, and has already been released in the US, Canada, China, Russia, Korea, Hong Kong and the Middle East. The global fan base around the series is only growing, with many of them waiting with bated breath for F9, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has plagued it for over a year. F9 is directed by Justin Lin, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Daniel Casey. It is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length feature to be released overall in the Fast and Furious franchise. In addition to Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Chris Bridges (aka Ludacris), Nathalie Emmanuel, Helen Mirren and Charlize Theron will reprise their roles. As far as new faces go, John Cena has joined the star-studded line-up alongside Cardi B and Ozuna.
- 'Fast & Furious 9' to hit theatres on Aug 5
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