The Fast and the Furious franchise has come a really long way from the first film back in 2001 starring Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. Now, 16 years down the line, the hype around the movie franchise has increased four-fold as the eighth movie in the franchise titled The Fate of the Furious is all set to be rolled out later this year. There had been a lot of talks regarding the cancellation of further films in the franchise following the demise of Paul Walker shortly before the seventh movie was released but all those are long gone now as fans are looking forward eagerly for an early April release. F.Gary Gray will be replacing James Wan in the director’s Chair making him the fifth different director in the course of the franchise’s run.
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The Fate of the Furious 2017 Cast
Fast and Furious 8 brings back the principal cast from the original series headed by Vin Diesel. Here is a list of the entire cast that will feature in ‘The Fate of the Furious’.
- Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto
- Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs
- Jason Statham as Deckard Shaw
- Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz
- Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pearce
- Ludacris as Tej Parker
- Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey
- Kurt Russell as Frank Petty
- Charlize Theron as Cipher
- Elsa Pataky as Elena Neves
- Tego Calderon as Tego Leo
- Don Omar as Rico Santos
The cast will also feature Helen Mirren, Scott Eastwood and Kristofer Hivju.
The Fate of the Furious Story & Plot
The last movie in the franchise saw Dominic and his gang team up against a vindictive Deckard Shaw who swore to get revenge for his younger brother. However, things in the upcoming movie is already slated to get further complicated with the introduction of Charlize Theron’s Cipher who is pegged to be quite an influence on Toretto in the movie itself.
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The official plot Synopsis for ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Reads:
With Dom and Letty on their honeymoon, Brian and Mia having retired from the game, and the rest of the crew exonerated, the team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into a world of crime he cannot seem to escape, causing him to betray those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before.
The Fate of the Furious Release Date
The eighth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise is perhaps one of the most awaited sequels of 2017 with hundreds and thousands of people lying in anticipation of the movie to be rolled out. Currently in the post production stage, The Fate of the Furious is scheduled to hit the big screens on April 14, 2017 in the United States, following which the film will be rolled out to theaters in the rest of the countries spanning the globe.
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