‘The Fate of the Furious’ Release Date, Spoilers, News & Update: 'Fast 8' Gets New Name; New Details About Vin Diesel Movie

By Kenneth Bren Briones , Updated Dec 11, 2016 03:20 AM EST

The adrenaline pumping movie is back. The eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" franchise is said to be called a "The Fate of the Furious". New characters will be joining the sequel featuring nitro-powered cars.

Fans of the "Fast and Furious" franchise were left with burning questions after the previous film ended. It got people wondering if the sequel will continue after the death of a key character in the story, Paul Walker. There already some speculations about how "The Fate of the Furious" story will go out.

After the recent release of the 15-second teaser trailer for "The Fate of the Furious," it gave fans ideas how the movie will go through. It is expected that everyone will be returning and reprise their roles in the upcoming sequel. The "Fast and Furious" mainstays Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris and Tyrese Gibson are confirmed to be part of the film. Jordana Brewster, on the other hand, might not be part of the upcoming "The Fate of the Furious" as she recently confirmed that during production she never got the call, CinemaBlend reported.

The wrestler-actor Dwayne Johnson will be back in "The Fate of the Furious" too. It is said that he will have a major key role in this new storyline. Jason Statham will make a comeback as well, reprising his villain role Deckard Shaw.

The stunning Charlize Theron will be joining "The Fate of the Furious" playing the character Cipher, described as a Hannibal Lecter-kind of villain. She will be leading a femme fatale team. It is rumored that Ruby Rose and Cara Delevingne will be joining Cipher. Helen Mirren is also said to be joining the cast of "The Fate of the Furious" and will certainly be an extra spice to the movie. As rumored, she could be playing the angry mom of Jason Statham. The supreme soldier Kurt Russell will be back to reprise his mysterious Mr. Nobody character.

By the looks of it, "The Fate of the Furious" is filled with versatile actors and actresses. The film is slated to premiere on April 14, 2017.

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