A previously unannounced CinemaCon screening of Universal’s “Fate of a Furious” left exhibitors feeling that a authorization has copiousness of gas left in a tank — reduction than 3 weeks before to a Apr 14 launch.
“There was so many action, that is great, some-more than even a last,” one pronounced on vacating a Wednesday morning screening during Caesars Palace. “It’s going to do really good business.”
The 7 preceding “Fast and Furious” films have generated $3.9 billion in worldwide box bureau with a many recent, “Furious 7,” holding in a overwhelming $1.5 billion worldwide. The authorization has assimilated “Jurassic Park” as Universal’s many successful.
Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, authorization visitor Charlize Theron, and executive F. Gary Gray were on palm to benefaction a film, a eighth in a authorization and initial to not star Paul Walker, who died in a 2013 automobile crash. Theron plays a knave focussed on starting World War III by luring Diesel’s Dom Toretto into a partnership by dredging adult secrets from his past.
“Fate of a Furious” was shot in as Mývatn, Havana, Atlanta, Cleveland, and New York City. The new film facilities a common share of heartless fights and jaw-dropping stunts — such as cars raining down from a building to stop a office — and a submarine on a Russian tundra.
Ludacris, Gibson, and Jason Statham supply a comic service and Helen Mirren delivers a remarkable spin as a mom of Statham’s character. Diesel choked adult during a display in remembering Walker, and how a late actor had betrothed that there would be an eighth film.
Diesel remarkable that dual some-more “Furious” films are coming. The studio has already set a ninth for recover on Apr 19, 2019, and a 10th on Apr 2, 2021.
The universe premiere for “Fate of a Furious” will take place on Apr 4 in Beijing.
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