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Universal Pushes Back Fast & Furious 9 a Year to 2020

Universal pushes back Fast & Furious 9 a year to 2020

Universal Pictures announced today it is pushing back Fast & Furious 9 from an April 19, 2019 release to Friday, April 10, 2020. The Fate of the Furious, which hit theaters on April 14, 2017, reunited Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges in a heart-stopping new adventure that also features Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell and Scott Eastwood.

The Fate of the Furious earned $1.238 billion at the worldwide box office, with $225.7 million coming from North American theaters and $1.013 billion internationally.

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The studio also said DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls 2 will move from April 10, 2020 to Friday, February 14, 2020. Can’t stop the feeling as the colorful, wondrous Trolls return for Trolls 2, the follow-up to 2016’s breakout global hit about how far you’ll go for happiness… and how far you’ll go to get it back. Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake reprise their roles as the eternal optimist Poppy and the curmudgeon Branch in the new musical comedy-adventure from the creators of Shrek. Walt Dohrn is returning to direct the film and Gina Shay is once again producing.

The first Trolls grossed $346.8 million worldwide, with $153.7 million from North America and $193.2 million from overseas.

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT: THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (PRNewsfoto/Universal Pictures Home Enterta)

Letty (MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ) connects with Dom (VIN DIESEL) in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

Letty (MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ) rides the Cuban Mile in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

Dom (VIN DIESEL) is recruited by Cipher (CHARLIZE THERON) in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

Cipher (CHARLIZE THERON) recruits Dom (VIN DIESEL) in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

CHARLIZE THERON stars as Cipher in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ stars as Letty in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

SCOTT EASTWOOD as Little Nobody in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

TYRESE GIBSON as Roman in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

(L to R) Roman (TYRESE GIBSON), Tej (CHRIS “LUDACRIS” BRIDGES), Little Nobody (SCOTT EASTWOOD), Hobbs (DWAYNE JOHNSON), Ramsey (NATHALIE EMMANUEL) and Letty (MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ) realize Dom’s gone rogue in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

KURT RUSSELL stars as Mr. Nobody in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

VIN DIESEL stars as Dom in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

DWAYNE JOHNSON stars as Hobbs in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

VIN DIESEL stars as Dom in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

NATHALIE EMMANUEL as Ramsey in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

(L to R) Mr. Nobody (KURT RUSSELL) and Little Nobody (SCOTT EASTWOOD) try and convince Hobbs (DWAYNE JOHNSON) to go along with their plan in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

VIN DIESEL stars as Dom in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

JASON STATHAM stars as Deckard Shaw in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes "The Fate of the Furious:" the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

TYRESE GIBSON as Roman in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes "The Fate of the Furious:" the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

CHRIS “LUDACRIS” BRIDGES as Tej in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes "The Fate of the Furious:" the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

CHARLIZE THERON stars as Cipher in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

VIN DIESEL stars as Dom in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

CHRIS “LUDACRIS” BRIDGES as Tej in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

DWAYNE JOHNSON stars as Hobbs in "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes "The Fate of the Furious:" the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes "The Fate of the Furious:" the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

Cipher (CHARLIZE THERON) recruits Dom (VIN DIESEL) in "The Fate of the Furious" On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

CHARLIZE THERON and director F. GARY GRAY on the set of "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

(L to R) Director F. GARY GRAY and VIN DIESEL as Dom on the set of "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

Director F. GARY GRAY on the set of "The Fate of the Furious." On the heels of 2015’s "Furious 7," one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide and the sixth-biggest global title in box-office history, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time.

The Fast 8 cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dame Helen Mirren joins Vin Diesel in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.

Dwayne Johnson is back as Hobbs in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dwayne Johnson films a prison riot scene in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dwayne Johnson films a prison riot scene in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Vin Diesel brings his daughter onto the set of Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dame Helen Mirren joins Vin Diesel in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.

Dwayne Johnson films a prison riot scene in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dwayne Johnson is back as Hobbs in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dom's Dodge Ice Charger from Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Letty's Rally Fighter from Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Roman's orange Lamborghini from Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Tej's Ripsaw from Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Hobbs' Ice Ram from Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

The filming in Iceland for Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

The Fast 8 cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Dwayne Johnson is back as Hobbs in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Filming starts for Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Charlize Theron plays the villain in Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, and Dame Hellen Mirren.

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans take snapshots of cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans take snapshots of cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans take snapshots of cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the cars used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT - Cubans look at one of the helicopters from Universal Studios of Hollywood used during the shooting of Fast & Furious 8 in Havana, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez start filming Fast 8, coming to theaters on April 14, 2017. The cast also includes Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.