• Amused
  • Angry
  • Bored
  • Busy
  • Cheeky
  • Cold
  • Confused
  • Cool
  • Devilish
  • Fine
  • Hacker
  • Happy
  • In Love
  • Innocent
  • Lonely
  • Nerdy
  • Pensive
  • Roflol
  • Sad
  • Starving
  • Stressed
  • Yeehaw
  • Likes Likes:  0
    Thanks Thanks:  0
    Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
    Results 11 to 13 of 13

    Thread: Fast & Furious 9 Pushed Back to May 2020

    1. #11
      Respect Ma AuthoritA!!!
        manigamer's Avatar
      Nintendo/PSP Moderator

      I am:
      Roflol
       
      Gamertag: mani the gamer PSN ID: Manigamer Steam ID: http://steamcommunity.com/id/manigamer
      MainMy Activity InfoMy PG Info
      Posts
      49,196
      Daily Activity
      357.14%
      Lv. Percent
      11.86%
      Vin Diesel Reveals John Cena's Addition to Fast & Furious 9 Cast


      Actor Vin Diesel reveals John Cena’s casting for Fast & Furious 9. In a video clip posted to Instagram, Diesel discusses his spiritual connection to the late Paul Walker, who starred in the first six franchise films, and then welcomes Cena into the family.
      In 2001, Universal Pictures released The Fast and the Furious, a crime action film in which Walker’s Brian Conner infiltrates a Los Angeles car hijacking organization run by Diesel’s Dominic Toretto. The first franchise film was directed by Rob Cohen, based on a script that was co-written by David Ayer (Suicide Squad). Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster rounded out the main cast, and reprised their roles in subsequent installments. Produced for $38 million, The Fast and the Furious made over $207 million at the box office and inspired seven sequels. Diesel has previously stated that the franchise will end after the 10th film, with the ninth set to release on May 22, 2020. In the upcoming spinoff Hobbs & Shaw, Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their franchise roles. Last January, Johnson confirmed that he won’t appear inFast & Furious 9.


      On Instagram,
      Diesel revealed the Cena casting news with an emotional video post that's captioned with “Thank you Pablo.” In the clip, Diesel’s appearance resembles his iconic franchise character, as filming was reportedly scheduled to begin on April 20. The actor states that he’s “always thinking fast,” and discusses his intention to make something “iconic." From there, Diesel talks about the aforementioned Walker, and how “Pablo” seems to send people into his life “every blue moon.” Diesel briefly pauses to collect his thoughts, and references “another soldier for the fight for truth.” He ultimately reveals that somebody "came by Toretto Gym," with Cena then making a silent appearance, albeit with a grin and a wink of the eye. Diesel ends the clip by stating “all love, always.” Check out the full Instagram post below.



      In 2013, Walker was killed in a car accident at the age of 40. Upon his death, Walker’s brothers were used as stand-ins to complete filming for Furious 7, a James Wan-directed film that was produced for $190 million and made over $1.5 billion theatrically. In 2017, F. Gary Gray directed The Fate of the Furious, which marked yet another franchise hit. Justin Lin will direct Fast & Furious 9, this coming after he previously helmed four of the franchise’s films.
      For Fast & Furious 9, John Cena’s casting will undoubtedly fill a void left by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Both have universal fan bases thanks to their pro wrestling careers, and both have successfully transitioned into A-list feature film stars. But whereas Johnson brings the brawn and big comedic lines, Cena has displayed his ability to balance a physical presence with oddball comedy. Based on Cena’s appearance in Diesel’s Instagram video, hisFast & Furious 9 character appears to be more of a screwball than a traditional hero.


      Source:
      Vin Diesel



    2. #12
      Respect Ma AuthoritA!!!
        manigamer's Avatar
      Nintendo/PSP Moderator

      I am:
      Roflol
       
      Gamertag: mani the gamer PSN ID: Manigamer Steam ID: http://steamcommunity.com/id/manigamer
      MainMy Activity InfoMy PG Info
      Posts
      49,196
      Daily Activity
      357.14%
      Lv. Percent
      11.86%
      Fast & Furious 9 Officially Casts John Cena



      John Cena has been officially cast in the as-yet-untitled Fast & Furious 9. Although his casting was already revealed back in April in a posting on Vin Diesel’s Instagram, now official confirmation has come down that Cena will be a part of the action franchise, with the newest installment set to start filming later this month.
      The Fast and the Furious franchise began back in 2001, with its first entry of the same name featuring undercover police officer Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) infiltrating a group of street racers led by Dominic Toretto (Diesel) who are suspected of being behind a number of transport truck hijackings. The film received only average reviews and was frequently commented to be little more than a riff on Point Break, swapping surfboards for street racing, but a large box office return on a modest budget secured its continuation. It initially moved forwards without Diesel when he opted to make The Chronicles of Riddick, but he returned for a cameo in Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift and fully in part four, Fast & Furious. As the series progressed, each subsequent installment began to feature increasingly greater physics-defying stunts, growing into the over-the-top explosive action for which it is known today.



      The news of John Cena officially joining Fast & Furious 9 has been confirmed by Universal (via Deadline). Exactly who he will be playing, as well as whether his character will be a hero or villain (or, like many of the series’ characters, something in between) is currently still under wraps. The only official description of his character is that he is “a badass,” which is not much of a revelation as this describes about 90% of the entire franchise.




      John Cena initially made his name as a wrestler performing in WWE, joining its main roster in 2002, first as a white rapper characterand then a military man during the promotion of his first starring role in The Marine. His notoriety and popularity grew, leading to his becoming World Champion in 2005, going on the gain championship titles a record 16 times.


      Unsurprisingly, his initial acting roles were in action movies in line with the tough persona most professional wrestlers portray by default, but in the last few years he has displayed a great deal of comedic talent with supporting roles in the likes of Trainwreck and Sisters, and as one of the main leads inBlockers, while his performance as the main human antagonist inTransformers spinoff Bumblebee showcased a little more range. Although he has largely left wrestling behind, he does make the occasional surprise return.
      Even though it was already all but a known fact that Cena would be featured inFast & Furious 9, Diesel’s video didn’t explicitly state it, so the official confirmation of his appearance removes any lingering doubt. The addition of “franchise Viagra” Dwayne Johnson proved a masterstroke in increasing the saga’s popularity, so it stands to reason that the inclusion of another charismatic former wrestler should have a similar effect, especially sinceJohnson won’t be appearing in Fast & Furious 9, instead joint headliningHobbs & Shaw, the first of what will likely be several spinoff films. Given the increasing evidence of Cena’s versatility, it will be surprising if his presence has anything other than a positive effect on the film.

      Source: Universal (via
      Deadline)

    3. #13
      Respect Ma AuthoritA!!!
        manigamer's Avatar
      Nintendo/PSP Moderator

      I am:
      Roflol
       
      Gamertag: mani the gamer PSN ID: Manigamer Steam ID: http://steamcommunity.com/id/manigamer
      MainMy Activity InfoMy PG Info
      Posts
      49,196
      Daily Activity
      357.14%
      Lv. Percent
      11.86%
      Fast & Furious 9 Stops Production After Stuntman's Serious Injury



      Filming is temporarily halted on the set of Fast & Furious 9 after an accident involving a crew member resulted in a serious injury. Fast & Furious 9 officially started production in June, with many of the series' cast returning for the ninth installment of the popular action film franchise.
      Those stars who have come back for the ride include Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren and Tyrese Gibson. Several new cast members will also join the team of fast-driving characters, including professional wrestler John Cena. The movies, which are known for their over-the-top action and explosions, have always involved death-defying stunts. As of yet, though, there have been no serious accidents on set for the franchise's cast or crew members. Unfortunately, that doesn't apply to off-set; in 2013, franchise star Paul Walker died in a car accident, almost in a case of life imitating art.


      Now, though, an accident has halted production on the set of Fast & Furious 9. According to THR, police and paramedics were called to Leavesden Studios in the U.K. to treat a stuntman after a fall that resulted in a "serious head injury."The injured man was rushed to Royal London Hospital by air ambulance. At the time, his condition remains unknown. It is also unknown if any of the main cast members were present when the accident happened. Universal Studios issued the following statement:
      "We had an injury on the set of Fast 9 today in Leavesden with one of our stuntmen. We have halted production for the day to focus on this situation."

      Leavesden Studios is where the entire series of
      Harry Potter movies were filmed. It is also the location for the filming of Wonder Woman 1984 and Cats. Leavesden also serves as the location for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter tourist attraction. Although Warner Bros. owns the studio, it often rents it out to other companies, including Universal, who owns the rights to Fast & Furious 9. Leavesden is no stranger to accidents, though. It was only several weeks ago when a fire broke out on one of the soundstages, with firefighters taking nearly 15 hours to put it out. Fortunately, that incident did not result in any injuries.


      Although movie studios have safety protocols in place for cast and crew, sometimes people still get hurt. This incident follows a similar one that happened recently during production of
      Titans season 2 that resulted in the death of a special effects coordinator. Fast & Furious fans can only hope that the injured stuntman in this accident has a quick recovery and that the cast and crew can get back to filming soon.


      Source:
      THR

     

     

    Tags for this Thread

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •  
    All times are GMT +5. The time now is 11:19 AM.


    Back to Top Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
    Shoutbox provided by vBShout (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
    Copyright © 2018 PakGamers. All rights reserved.