If there’s one factor that everybody appears to know concerning the Quick and Livid franchise — even via its numerous changes — it is that the films are all about household. A few of the unique members of the Toretto clan have left the picture lately. Now that appears like it’ll change in a big manner, as Vin Diesel has formally teased Jordana Brewster’s return to the franchise as Dom’s sister, Mia Toretto. She’ll be again for the nonetheless at present untitled Quick and Livid 9 film.
The reveal got here throughout a Facebook Live post yesterday during which Vin Diesel broadcasted from a “prime secret” set. In the course of the video, he launched collection mainstay Justin Lin (who had already been rumored to return behind the digital camera for the following two installments within the collection), adopted Jordana Brewster. Though she has existed within the Quick and Livid universe ever for the reason that very first chapter, Brewster was not current in the course of the occasions of The Fate of the Furious — presumably as a result of she was having fun with retirement with the late Paul Walker‘s Brian O’Conner. Nevertheless, followers have apparently demanded her return to the franchise, and it seems like they’ll quickly get their want.
You possibly can try Vin Diesel’s video beneath to see it for your self.
How Mia will particularly issue into the occasions of the following Quick and Livid movie stays to be seen. The ending of Livid 7 made it look like she could be out of motion with Brian as they shifted into parenthood, however one thing important (probably Cipher, who stays at massive) will undoubtedly pressure her hand. Now it is a matter of ready to see if we may also see Brian as properly, or if Walker’s character will stay retired.
In fact, earlier than the Toretto household returns to the silver display screen for the ninth installment in the primary Quick and Livid saga in 2020, the collection will take a detour into one other nook of its ever-expanding mythology in 2019. A spin-off movie specializing in Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw was lately introduced, subsequently resulting in a one-year delay for the following Quick and Livid film. Nevertheless, different stories have steered that the delay was additionally a results of the franchise’s effort to accommodate Justin Lin’s return as collection director — one thing this put up appears to corroborate.
Whereas this has brought on fairly a little bit of drama behind the scenes (notably between Johnson and Tyrese Gibson), Diesel’s Fb video looks like a manner of making certain followers that the family-specific themes of the collection stay intact. Mia is coming again, which is able to solely ramp up the nostalgia issue for longtime followers.
CinemaBlend will deliver you extra data associated to the ninth Quick and Livid movie (in addition to Jordana Brewster’s involvement in it) as new particulars are made out there. The Hobbs/Shaw spin-off is at present slated to debut in theaters on July 26, 2019, and Quick and Livid 9 will observe one yr in a while April 10, 2020. As for the following yr, make sure that to take a look at our 2017 movie premiere guide and our 2018 movie premiere guide to maintain your self within the loop on the entire most highly-anticipated silver display screen debuts.