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56 Behind-the-Scenes Shots That Will Put You Behind the Wheel of Fast and Furious 9

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56 Behind-the-Scenes Shots That Will Put You Behind the Wheel of Fast and Furious 9
Production is well under way for Fast and Furious 9, and we're getting emotional seeing the cast back together again. The original gang - including Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, and Ludacris - along with Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren, and newcomer John Cena is currently filming in England. The WWE wrestler's role is still being kept under wraps, but judging from all the behind-the-scenes photos the cast has been sharing on social media, Fast 9 is going to be a hell of a ride! Sadly, it doesn't look like Dwayne Johnson will be making an appearance in the latest installment, but we got to see him and Jason Statham in the recent Hobbs and Shaw spinoff. Fast 9 is set to hit theaters on May 22, 2020.

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Vin Diesel Says Fans Will Be 'Blown Away' by John Cena in Fast & Furious 9

Vin Diesel Says Fans Will Be 'Blown Away' by John Cena in Fast & Furious 9
Vin Diesel has nothing but good things to say about John Cena.

Diesel, 52, shared a video of himself and his Fast & Furious 9 costar Cena, 42, on Instagram Thursday on what was the former WWE wrestler’s last day of filming the upcoming movie.

“Week 16, Fast 9 and it truly is as Jordana [Brewster] says a bittersweet moment because someone who’ve I’ve had the great pleasure of working with, John Cena, is finally filming his last day,” Diesel said in the video.

He continued, “I have to tell you when you see him in this movie, when you see his
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John Cena Had To Earn The Respect Of The Fast And Furious 9 Cast

Dwayne Johnson may not be involved in Fast and Furious 9, even though he seems to have put his well-publicized feud with Vin Diesel behind him, but that doesn’t mean that the action blockbuster is lacking in the ‘pro wrestler turned actor’ department. John Cena, who has been carving out a decent career for himself on the big screen in recent years, is one of the new additions to the cast of the ninth installment and admitted that the close bond between the longtime members of the team meant that he had to earn their respect.

The likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster have been a part of the Fast and Furious franchise for almost 20 years, with Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris having been along for the ride since 2003, so it makes sense that any newcomers to the ‘family’ would need to go out of their way to
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Tiff 19: Part I: Awaiting the plane at Lax to Toronto International Film Festival, September 4–11…

Tiff 19: Part I: Awaiting the plane at Lax to Toronto International Film Festival, September 4–11…
Tiff 19: Part I: Awaiting the plane at Lax to Toronto International Film Festival, September 4–11, 2019Lax by Paul Revere Williamss,FaiaTiff this year, under the new direction of Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente, felt the same and different at the same time. Talk of the multiplex Scotia theater’s demise in the next few years made us wonder how Tiff would evolve in the next few years. For the first time in this “new location”, I realized the distance between the old and new sites is quite close and that Tiff’s spreading throughout the city, like the Berlinale does, could be a very cool idea.

Awaiting the plane going to Tiff with me was Cassian Elwes, this era’s first male champion films by women, Sundance mentor, working with Tiff with the shorts lab and a major producer of the best indie films to boot. To finally have time
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Rita Ora To Perform This Weekend At amfAR Gala Milano 2019

On Saturday, September 21, 2019, the eleventh annual amfAR Gala Milano to benefit amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will be held in conjunction with Milan Fashion Week.

Federico Marchetti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yoox Net-a-porter Group, will be the evening’s honoree. Carine Roitfeld will present him with amfAR’s Award of Courage.

Chairs of the event include Bianca Balti, Dan Caten, Dean Caten, Leonardo del Vecchio, Vasily Klyukin, David Mimran, Angela Missoni, Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos, Lottie Moss, Olivia Palermo, Remo Ruffini, Ellen von Unwerth, Hormoz Vasfi, Francesco Vezzoli, and amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby. Co-Chairs include Achille Boroli and Albena Trifonova.

The black-tie gala, consistently one of the most highly anticipated events of Milan Fashion Week, will be held at the Palazzo Mezzanotte and will include a cocktail reception and dinner featuring Perrier-Jouët Champagne and signature Absolut Elyx cocktails, a live auction, and a special performance by international artist Rita Ora.
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Fast And Furious Stars Vin Diesel And The Rock Pay Tribute To Paul Walker On His Birthday

September 12th marks a heart-wrenching anniversary for the Fast and Furious family.

For today is Paul Walker’s birthday, who so tragically died in a traffic accident mid-way through the production of Furious 7, leading to an extended shooting hiatus and a period of grieving for Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, and many of the other core figures that make up this billion-dollar franchise.

What followed was a total re-working of Furious 7 – so much so, in fact, that James Wan’s star-studded actioner became a heartfelt tribute to the man who lost his life far too young. And today, to mark what would have Walker’s 46th birthday, the likes of Vin Diesel, Dwyane Johnson, and Meadow Walker have all posted Instagram tributes remembering the star himself.

No words can properly capture the raw emotion of each post, so we’ll leave you in their company:
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Charlize Theron teases Cipher return with Fast & Furious 9 behind-the-scenes photos

Back in July it was revealed that The Fate of the Furious villain Cipher will be returning in next year’s currently-untitled Fast & Furious 9, and now actress Charlize Theron has shared a couple of behind-the-scenes photos from the set which show that the cyberterrorist has ditched her dreadlocks and is going for a new look in the next instalment in the blockbuster action series.

See Also: Universal considering Fast & Furious spinoff for Charlize Theron’s Cipher

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She’s baaaaack #Fast9

A post shared by Charlize Theron (@charlizeafrica) on Sep 2, 2019 at 6:28am Pdt

Fast & Furious 9 is being directed by franchise veteran Justin Lin and features the return of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Chris ‘Lucacris’ Bridges, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren alongside new additions John Cena (Bumblebee), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Anna Sawai (Ninja Assassin
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Charlize Theron Shares Her New Look for the Character Cipher Returning to the Upcoming Fast & Furious 9

Charlize Theron starred as the villain Cipher in the 2017 movie The Fate of the Furious and became a fan favorite of the franchise. She seduced Dom (Vin Diesel) into the world of terrorism and made a mess of his life, while testing his bonds with the people he loves.

Now we have our first look at what her character will look like when she returns to the franchise in the upcoming film Fast & Furious 9. Check out the photos below of her chic new hairdo and her chair on set, and let us know if you’re excited for her character’s return.

The upcoming Justin Lin-directed sequel also stars John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Michael Rooker, and Helen Mirren. There are no details given regarding the story, but you know there’s going to be tons of crazy action.

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Charlize Theron Reveals New Look For Cipher In ‘Fast & Furious 9’

The film is now in production in various locations across the globe and a few weeks ago we got wind that Charlize Theron would be reprising her role as Cipher in Fast and Furious 9. Well, Theron herself has posted a couple of images from the set of the film, unveiling quite a new look for the F&f villain. The dreadlocks are no more.

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She’s baaaaack #Fast9

A post shared by Charlize Theron (@charlizeafrica) on Sep 2, 2019 at 6:28am Pdt

Justin Lin is returning to the franchise to direct, the cast including the likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel and John Cena.

It was also revealed that Helen Mirren would also be returning as Magdalene Shaw, mother to Luke EvansOwen Shaw and Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw. Mirren was briefly seen in this summer
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Fast & Furious 9 Photo Gives Charlize Theron's Cipher a New Look

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Cipher is making her return to the Fast and Furious universe. Actress Charlize Theron has confirmed her return in Fast & Furious 9, and she'll be rocking a new look this time around. It has been reported several times that Theron would be making her second trip to the franchise in this entry but this is the first time that the Oscar-winner has confirmed the news personally, which just firms things up a bit. The real question is, what does this mean for the story?

First off, let's start with the goods. Charlize Theron took to Instagram to share a couple of photos from the set of Fast & Furious 9, which has been filming for several weeks now. She shared an image of her chair, which says "Cipher" on it, but the more compelling photo shows Theron with a much shorter hairdo, almost like a stylish bowl cut. That
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Is Vin Diesel Bringing Brian Back for Fast And Furious 9?

Vin Diesel and director Justin Lin are hard at work shooting the ninth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, and it looks like Diesel is teasing the return of Brian.

The actor recently shared a photo on Instagram featuring a shot of him with Paul Walker’s brother Cody. As you can see, it’s a shot from behind the photo could double as Brian and Dom walking together. The image comes with the following note:

“There is something special that happens every time Cody comes to visit production.... Always making Pablo proud! All love, always.”

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There is something special that happens every time Cody comes to visit production.... Always making Pablo proud! All love, always. #Fast92020 #Fatherhood #FastFamily

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It would be pretty cool if in some way Brian’s presence
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Fast & Furious 9 May Be Bringing Back Paul Walker’s Brian

Over the years, Vin Diesel has made clear one thing he and his Fast & Furious 9 character, Dom Toretto, have in common. They don’t have friends, they have family. After Paul Walker’s untimely demise, his two brothers, Caleb and Cody, stepped in to help Furious 7 to finish filming. Now, a recent visit by Cody to the set of the upcoming movie has fans wondering if Brian O’Connor could make his return to the franchise next year.

Diesel posted a pic of him and his late co-star’s brother on his Instagram, and the rumor wheel has now started turning. Check it out down below, along with the caption he wrote:

“There is something special that happens every time Cody comes to visit production…. Always making Pablo proud! All love, always. #Fast92020 #Fatherhood #FastFamily”

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Fast & Furious 9 Rumored to Bring Back Brian After Paul Walker's Brother Visits Set

Will Brian O'Connor reunite with his fast family in Fast & Furious 9? The sequel has been filming for several weeks now, with much of the original gang back together to deliver some high-speed, action-packed shenanigans. Sadly, Paul Walker passed away before the release of Furious 7, but thanks to a photo recently shared by Vin Diesel, there is at least a little room to speculate that Walker's character could make a return to the franchise.

When Paul Walker passed away before the release of Furious 7, his brothers Caleb and Cody Walker helped complete the movie. They stood in for Paul and, with the help of some CGI, they were able to send Brian O'Connor satisfyingly off into the sunset. That being the case, we didn't see Brian in The Fate of the Furious. However, both Caleb and Cody Walker previously made it clear the door wasn't totally closed
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Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Will Get Behind the Wheel in Fast & Furious 9

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Looks like the Fast & Furious family just keeps expanding! After some teasing from Vin Diesel about the possibility of new cast members, Universal officially confirmed back in June that John Cena has signed on to star in the next installment of the long-running series, Fast & Furious 9 (though his specific role is being kept hush-hush). The actor, wrestler, and game-show host will join long-time Furious alums including Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, and Michelle Rodriguez, but he's not the only new face in the mix.

In August it was announced that Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker would also be coming on board, along with The Fate of the Furious cast members Helen Mirren and Charlize Theron. Despite previous drama within the cast, this is exciting news for the next installment of the Furious franchise! Filming began in late June, with the film being released (barring any more pushbacks
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Michael Rooker Has Just Joined Several Big Franchises Back-To-Back

Michael Rooker Has Just Joined Several Big Franchises Back-To-Back
Michael Rooker is soon going to be everywhere. As he's joined several big franchises back-to-back. In a last minute addition to the ever-growing Fast & Furious cast, Guardians of the Galaxy star, the fin-headed, whistling Yondu himself, Michael Rooker has now been confirmed as joining Fast & Furious 9 in the mysterious role of Buddy. Adding this into his list of upcoming projects cannot have been an easy task, as Rooker's timetable is already looking rather packed over the next year or so.

Of course, with Fast & Furious 9 currently underway, it is near-impossible to know exactly how Rooker will be included in the proceedings, but that will never stop the speculation. He could be a brand new, no doubt aggressively cranky member of Vin Diesel's race car driving, world saving family. Perhaps he will try for an English accent and be another brother of Jason Statham's one-time-enemy-turned-friend,
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Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Will Get Behind the Wheel in Fast & Furious 9

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Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Will Get Behind the Wheel in Fast & Furious 9
Looks like the Fast & Furious family just keeps expanding! After some teasing from Vin Diesel about the possibility of new cast members, Universal officially confirmed back in June that John Cena has signed on to star in the next installment of the long-running series, Fast & Furious 9 (though his specific role is being kept hush-hush). The actor, wrestler, and game-show host will join long-time Furious alums including Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, and Michelle Rodriguez, but he's not the only new face in the mix.

In August it was announced that Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker would also be coming on board, along with The Fate of the Furious cast members Helen Mirren and Charlize Theron. Despite previous drama within the cast, this is exciting news for the next installment of the Furious franchise! Filming began in late June, with the film being released (barring any more pushbacks
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Michael Rooker joins the cast of Fast & Furious 9

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Michael Rooker has joined the cast for Universal’s upcoming sequel, Fast & Furious 9, reuniting him with Groot voice actor, Vin Diesel.

According to Deadline, Rooker will be taking on the role of Buddy, but a description of this character has not been released as of yet.

The film is to be directed by Justin Lin, who will be directing his fifth Fast & Furious film, with the screenplay being written by Dan Casey. Diesel is producing the sequel through his One Race Films and Lin for Perfect Storm Entertainment.

Rooker is most well known for his role as Yondu in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, as well as Merle in the early seasons of The Walking Dead. Rooker’s other credits include True Detective, Slither, and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.

The actor joins returning franchise stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez,
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Michael Rooker To Join Fast & Furious 9

Dominic Torretto’s crew hasn’t wasted time replacing The Rock, today we found out that that jumping into the race is Mary Poppins Y’All! Deadline is reporting Michael Rooker (Guardians Of The Galaxy) has signed on to join Fast & Furious 9. He joins series vets Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, and Tyrese Gibson. As […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Michael Rooker Joins ‘Fast & Furious 9’ Cast

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Michael Rooker Joins ‘Fast & Furious 9’ Cast
Michael Rooker, who played Yondu in “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” has joined the cast of Universal’s “Fast & Furious 9,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Rooker will play a small role of a character named Buddy in the action sequel. He joins fellow newcomer to the franchise John Cena, as well as returning stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris and more.

Justin Lin is directing the ninth film in the franchise that is already in production. The plot is still under wraps, but Dan Casey wrote the screenplay. Diesel is producing the film via his One Race Films banner, and Lin is also producing for Perfect Storm Entertainment.

Also Read: 'Fast & Furious 9' Production Resumes After Stuntman Injury

Fast & Furious 9” opens in theaters on May 22, 2020.

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Film News Roundup: Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’

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Film News Roundup: Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’
In today’s film news roundup, Tracy Morgan and Michael Rooker book roles in major movies, and Gravitas buys “Christmas Break-In.”

Castings

Tracy Morgan has signed on to appear in Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 America” sequel as the brother of Lesley Jones’ character.

Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer is directing the project with Murphy, Kevin Misher, and Kenya Barris producing.

The 1988 original movie, directed by John Landis, starred Murphy as the charming African prince Akeem, who traveled to New York City to escape an arranged marriage. Arsenio Hall starred as his best friend Semmi with Jones as his father and Shari Headley and John Amos co-starring. The comedy was a major hit, grossing nearly $300 million at the worldwide box office.

In the sequel, Prince Akeem is set to become king of the fictional country of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in
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