The Quick & Livid household is increasing!
John Cena is the most recent star to affix the favored movie franchise and ninth installment, which he confirmed on Twitter.
“For nearly 20 years, the Fast Franchise has entertained fans and created some of the biggest cinematic moments in history. It’s an incredible honor to join this franchise and this family,” he wrote whereas retweeting a narrative by Deadline.
Whereas Cena’s position within the movie is being stored below wraps, the actor, 42, will star reverse veterans Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, each of whom are reprising their roles as Dom Toretto and Letty Ortiz.
Jordana Brewster can also be set to return as Mia Toretto, Dom’s sister, in addition to Tyrese Gibson within the position of Roman Pearce.
For practically 20 years, the Quick Franchise has entertained followers and created a number of the greatest cinematic moments in historical past. It’s an unbelievable honor to affix this franchise and this household. https://t.co/7GFzDsX8sl
— John Cena (@JohnCena) June 7, 2019
The information comes after Rodriguez revealed she would return to the movie franchise after beforehand throwing her participation into query.
Rodriguez threatened to stroll away in June 2017, calling for a feminine author to work on the following movie “or I just might have to say goodbye,” she wrote on Instagram on the time.
However whereas on the Bloomberg Equality Summit in London final month, the actress revealed Common Photos agreed along with her request and employed a feminine author.
“Yeah, I’m gonna do 9,” Rodriguez confirmed. “Donna came on board, the woman came on board at the studio, and agreed to have that female voice on board so the guys aren’t basically interpreting that female voice on paper. ‘Cause it’s annoying, I rewrite all my stuff! I’m tired of being a writer and an actress, you know? It’s kind of cool that I had that freedom, but it’s frivolous.”
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Rodriguez went extra in-depth in her name for a feminine author, mentioning that within the 16 years she’s been part of the franchise, she’s hardly ever had scenes with the few different girls. Gal Gadot, Elsa Pataky, Jordana Brewster, Charlize Theron and Nathalie Emmanuel have been a number of the actresses to tackle the feminine roles over the franchise, although not all in the identical movie.
“I felt like there wasn’t enough of a female voice in the franchise. I can count with two hands how many times I spoke to my female colleagues,” she defined. “Like Jordana, who played the sister. I’ve been in the franchise for 16 years, and I can count on both hands how many times we’ve actually had a conversation on screen, and I thought that was pathetic. And I said if I’m coming back, I really want there to be a female writer to give it a female voice, and finally, they showed me some love.”
Quick & Livid 9 is about for a May 2020 launch date.