Ngannou becomes the latest Mma fighter to star in the franchise, with Gina Carano featuring in Fast & Furious 6 and Ronda Rousey appearing in Furious 7. Details on his part are being kept under wraps.
Fast & Furious veteran Justin Lin is back in the director’s chair for the ninth instalment in the main series, which sees the return of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Chris ‘Lucacris’ Bridges, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren.
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Ngannou, nicknamed ‘The Predator’, joins fellow new additions John Cena (Bumblebee), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Anna Sawai (Ninja Assassin) and Vinnie Bennett (Ghost in the Shell