As previously reported, Universal Pictures announced that the ninth entry of the Fast and the Furious franchise has been delayed as the film is now set for release on April 10, 2020. Some new light has been shed in regards to the film’s delay.
The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Universal Pictures may be pushing for Justin Lin to return to the long-running street racing series to helm the Fast and Furious 9. The trades source has indicated that the film’s delay may be to accommodate Lin’s busy schedule.
Lin is, of course, no stranger to the franchise as he has spearheaded directing duties on four of the Fast and the Furious films.
The series will continue to stay busy as earlier it was announced that the Fast and Furious spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham is set to race into theaters in 2019 The fast-tracked development of the spin-off leaves the door open for Lin to return for the next film in the core series and to once again reunite with the film’s long-running star, Vin Diesel.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
5 Best Sequences In ‘The Fast And The Furious’ Films
The Fast and the Furious franchise has been producing hit sequel after hit sequel over the last several years. This is in part due to the tonal shift of the franchise from less of a dramatic street racing series to that of a ridiculously large-scale action series, which has done wonders for its continued success. The franchise has used big spectacle sequences to really sell their films and to entertain their audiences since the beginning. The eighth film The Fate of the Furious is hitting theaters this weekend and it’s bound to make even more waves with its special brand of ridiculous action and a memorable set piece or two. With this film set to take off it is a good opportunity to look back at the previous entries in the series and see which sequences stand out the most.
Here are the 5 best sequences in ‘the Fast and the Furious’ films. Click Next to continue.