Vin Diesel Announces John Cena Has Joined ‘Fast And Furious 9’

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John Cena joined Vin Diesel in a recent video that announced the Bumblebee star will appear in Fast and Furious 9.

Fast and Furious 9 hits theaters next year, with Vin Diesel of course returning as his character Dominic Toretto. The franchise has recruited many stars over the years to appear alongside Vin Diesel and the rest of the crew, including Dwayne Johnson,  Jason Statham, and Gal Gadot. Now it seems that a new celebrity will join Vin Diesel in Fast and Furious 9, John Cena.

Vin Diesel took to Instagram to announce that John Cena will appear in Fast and Furious 9. Who John Cena will play in Fast and Furious 9 is still a mystery, but Vin Diesel had some heartfelt words for fans and the late Paul Walker in the video. Check out the full Fast and Furious 9 casting announcement from Vin Diesel in the post below.

John Cena’s most recent big screen appearance was in 2018’s Bumblebee. Although fans will have to wait one year for Vin Diesel and John Cena to co-star in Fast and Furious 9, there is another highly-anticipated installment of the franchise coming this summer.

Before Fast and Furious 9 hits theaters, fans will be able to see the series’ first spin-off this year in Hobbs & Shaw. Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham are returning as their titular roles to reluctantly team-up against Idris Elba’s super-powered villain. Neither John Cena or Vin Diesel have been announced to appear in Hobbs & Shaw but fans will be able to see them together in Fast and Furious 9 very soon.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Fast and Furious 9 as soon as more information becomes available. Would you rather see Vin Diesel and John Cena clash in Fast and Furious 9, or team-up? What kind of character do you suspect John Cena will play in the film? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Fast and Furious 9 races into theaters on May 22, 2020.

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

Michael Fassbender

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Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

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I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

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Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

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Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

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Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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