Universal Pictures sets their untitled Fast & Furious spinoff for 2019
Yesterday, the news broke that Fast & Furious 9 had been pushed until 2020. Today we may have learned the reason why. Universal Pictures has announced that the upcoming Fast & Furious spinoff is set to be released on Friday, July 26, 2019. The film will star Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.
The announcement about the Fast & Furious spinoff might explain an Instagram post from Tyrese earlier today. You can check it out below.
In the post, Tyrese wrote,#PSA Congratulations to @TheRock and your brother in law aka 7 bucks producing partner @hhgarcia41 for making the fast and the furious franchise about YOU – And like you, DJ even if they call I will not be deleting this post – Gn folks see you in 2020 April #FastFamily right? Nah….. it’s about #TeamDewayne#3yrs will it be worth the wait? #NoShaw just Hobbs will this be another #BayWatch? Guys guys just relax I’m just a passionate film critic”
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.
What do you guys think of the moves around the Fast & the Furious spinoff and the next film in the series? Let us know in the comments.