The ninth installment of the high-octane actioner "Fast & Furious" starring Vin Diesel, John Cena and Cardi B among others is all set to release theatrically in India on August 5, it was announced on Thursday. The Justin Lin directorial also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Chris Bridges (Ludacris), Nathalie Emmanuel, Helen Mirren, Ozuna and Charlize Theron.
Universal Pictures have announced the release date of the franchise on Thursday. It will be released in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages. The ninth instalment has already been released in the US, Canada, China, Russia, Korea, Hong Kong, and the Middle East. However, the release of the film was pushed in India due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
As far as the fresh faces go, John Cena joins Cardi B and Ozuna to add up to the star-studded line-up, according to a press release.
The Universal Pictures film is co-written by Lin and Daniel Casey. It is the sequel to "The Fate of the Furious" (2017), the ninth main instalment, and the tenth full-length feature to release overall in the franchise.
"The Fast and Furious" saga started as a story about illegal street racing and evolved into the tale of a close-knit team involved in heists and espionage.
It is one of Hollywood’s most successful franchises in India and has collected over USD 5 billion worldwide since the first film released in 2001.
The movie has also collected more than USD 500 Million with its worldwide release.
In the latest chapter, Dom (Diesel) and Letty (Rodriguez) are seen enjoying a quiet life with a young son when they are asked to help thwart a dangerous plot.
This time the action and drama are going to get grandeur, car chases will be extra thrilling especially when a rocket propels a car into space.