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Theron and Mirren back for Fast & Furious 9! Yes!

July 29th, 2019 by Marc Comments

It looks like two of the most badass (and there are a few) ladies in the Fast & Furious universe are back for the ninth instalment.

Vin Diesel shared a video on Instagram (below) recently in which he confirmed that Oscar-winners Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren were with him on the set with him… and, most likely, in the new movie too.

Theron played the cyberterrorist Cipher in Fate of the Furious while Mirren played Magdalene Shaw, mother of Deckard and Owen Shaw.

Mirren will be playing Shaw for the third time in the F&F universe as she also appears in Hobbs & Shaw which opens later this week.

Diesel also confirmed that newcomer John Cena is in the movie although he had already been confirmed in an image on the movie’s official Instagram (here).

I’m a massive fan of this franchise and having these two ladies back will be a treat… especially Cypher whose story was left hanging – literally – in the air.

Fast & Furious 9 is set to hit theaters on May 22, 2020.


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Week 3! The world’s saga… it’s CENA not SENNA Vin. Haha. All love, always. #Fast92020 #Fatherhood #GratefulVin #PaMiGente

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….