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Fast And Furious 9 Faces Another Release Date Delay

Here we go again. Following news that multiple versions of tentpole, including the likes of No Time to Die and Ghostbusters: The Afterlife, have once again been delayed, the word is starting to spread that other blockbusters will soon be joining the movie. party, and it looks like Fast & Furious 9 will be one of them. According to a new report, Universal Pictures is looking to push F9 to later in the year, moving the action film to the end of the summer season rather than the start, leaving a bit more time for the current circumstances are improving.

Current vaccine roll-out predictions say they won’t have full effect until late summer, and that a delay would allow F9 to come out when the public feels a little more comfortable returning. At the movie theater. If that were to go ahead, we might consider another missing summer season, with F9 pulling out leaving a gaping blockbuster-sized hole.

F9 picks up with Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto who now leads a quiet life off the grid with Letty and her son, little Brian. Of course, they know that danger always lurks just above their peaceful horizon, and this time that threat will force Dom to face the sins of his past if he is to save those he loves most. The Fast and Furious family must reunite once again to stop a heartbreaking plot led by Dom’s younger brother Jakob, a deadly assassin, who works with their old nemesis Cipher and stages a personal vendetta against Dom.

Directed by Justin Lin, F9 stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron and John Cena as Jakob Toretto. Fast and Furious 9 is set to be the first film in a final trilogy that will conclude the long-running franchise.

The highly anticipated sequel has now been repeatedly delayed in the current global situation, with discussions turning to the possibility of a streaming release. Vin Diesel is however engaged in a traditional theatrical outing, with the actor recently saying, “I am so committed to the theatrical experience. I have dedicated my life to [the cinema]. It’s a wonderful feeling to know that we’ll be there on May 28 with a movie that everyone will want to see together. “

Diesel isn’t alone, his words echoing the sentiments of his F9 co-star and on-screen brother John Cena, who recently said the action sequel “is a reason to go to the movies”. The no-frills action franchise has been a huge success over the years, grossing millions and garnering a very passionate following, factors which will hopefully lead audiences to brave theaters once they are sure to. do it.

F9 is currently set to hit theaters in the US on May 28, 2021 after suffering several delays from an initial release date in April 2019. But, if you’re planning on writing it in your calendar, be sure to use a pencil. If the film is delayed, it will join the likes of No Time to DieGhostbusters: AfterlifeUnexploredCinderellaPeter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, and Morbius, all of which were pushed back. This comes to us thanks to Variety.

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