When you live your life a quarter mile at a time, it eventually starts to pay off. The Fast & Furious franchise seemed dead in the water for a number of years, but it has come back with a serious vengeance. Fate Of The Furious - the eighth film in the franchise - opened in theaters this weekend, and broke a global box office record with its $532.5 million haul.
With that in mind, it's pretty easy to believe that more Furious films are on the way. There are supposed to be a total of 10 films when the franchise is all said and done, which means fans can prepare for two more in the coming years.
While there hasn't been an official announcement regarding a Furious 9 release date, it seems like Vin Diesel confirmed the upcoming sequel back in 2016.
In an Instagram post a while back, Diesel posted the release dates for the eighth, ninth, and tenth films in the Furious franchise. Fate Of The Furious stuck to this release date, so it's safe to assume the next two films will as well.
After the massive success of F8, you can expect some kind of announcement regarding the next film sometime soon. With only two years until Vin Diesel's release date for the next movie, the team will have to get ready to head back to work.
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Hopefully, if all goes well, we will see Furious 9 in theaters on April 19, 2019.
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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.
For Fast and the Furious, Vin Diesel is joined by a returning all-star cast that includes Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell. In addition to Theron, the series welcomes newcomers Scott Eastwood and Oscar winner Helen Mirren. The film is directed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) and produced by returning producers Neal H. Moritz, Michael Fottrell and Diesel.