Ahead of the trailer reveal which is happening this Sunday night/Monday morning the eighth film in the Fast and Furious series has a new teaser, and a new name.
Titled Fast & Furious 8 here in the UK, it’ll be called The Fate of the Furious in the US, which is a less prosaic name for what now surely must be the final film in the car-zooming saga.
Vin Diesel leads the returning cast including Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell. But the cast doesn’t stop there… Charlize Theron is the film’s big bad along with Scott Eastwood and Helen Mirren. Which is pretty much the most badass cast you can get this side of an Estelle Getty and Brian Blessed buddy cop movie.
Straight Outta Compton’s F. Gary Gray is the man behind the camera, here’s the very first footage from his film – and it looks ridiculous.
Fast & Furious 8 Movie Teaser
Though in the US it’ll go by the name of…
Fast & Furious 8 Movie Synopsis
Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game—and the rest of the crew has been exonerated—the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman (Charlize Theron) seduces Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before.
From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, our elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage…and to bring home the man who made them a family.