It isn’t even Christmas yet and the 2017 summer movie season is already starting to heat up. First with the trailers for Wonder Woman and The Mummy, and the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer looming in the shadows. Now comes a preview for the next installment of the long-running Fast and Furious franchise.
Universal Pictures has taken to twitter to share with the world a short video documenting the history and the global impact the franchise has had since it first hit the streets in 2001. The next entry in the saga directed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) takes the fast family to New York to face a villainous Charlize Theron who is going to give them their greatest challenge yet. The trailer will debut on Facebook this Sunday, December 11th.
Fast 8 hits theaters April 14, 2017.
The film stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Chris Bridges, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Kristofer Hijvu, with Kurt Russel, Charlize Theron, and Helen Mirren. Written by Chris Morgan. Directed by F. Gary Gray.
An official synopsis for the plot has yet to be released.