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Every ‘Fast and Furious’ Character Ranked by How Much They Can Kick Your Ass

F9 is finally blasting into theaters this week after more than a year-long delay due to COVID-19. The most recent Fast Saga movie came out way back in 2017, and with such a long gap between entries, we’ve had plenty of time to think about this whole franchise from unconventional angles. So grab a tank of NOS and any brew you want (as long as it’s a Corona), and check out this incontrovertible ranking of the major Fast and Furious characters based on how much they could kick your ass. 20. J...
Tags: Movies, Features, Tokyo, Hobbs, Brian, Universal, Mia, Gina Carano, Christ, Johnny Tran, Ronda Rousey, Leon, Monica, Ramsey, Sean, Vince


The Vin Diesel/Dwayne Johnson Feud Reignites as Diesel Takes Credit for Johnson’s Acting

It wouldn’t be a modern Fast and Furious press tour without the scent of feud permeating the air. Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, who have repeatedly and publicly clashed while making these high-octane action movies, are seemingly at it again, with Diesel reigniting the feud by claiming his behavior was actually just a manipulation tactic all along, implemented in order to coax out the performance he wanted from Johnson. (And no, he does not seem to be joking.) In a new Men’s Health profile, i...
Tags: Movies, Dwayne-Johnson, Sequels, Tommy Lee Jones, Hobbs, Universal, Justin Lin, Johnson, Diesel, Vin-Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Nos, Men s Health, Action/Adventure, Family Films, Gossip/Controversy


‘The Fast and the Furious’ Turns 20 Today – Take a Look Back at the Franchise With New Featurettes

To quote the great street racer Dominic Toretto: “It don’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile: winning’s winning.” And “winning” is exactly what the Fast and Furious franchise has done for two decades. Today marks the twentieth anniversary of 2001’s The Fast and the Furious, the film that launched one of the most unlikely and arguably the most important global franchises in cinematic history, and Universal is celebrating one of its crown jewels with a pair of brand new featurettes. Plus, th...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Tokyo, Universal, Keanu Reeves, Vince, Walker, Dominic Toretto, Action/Adventure, Featurette, Deckard Shaw, Family Films, Letty, Fast and Furious, Rob Cohen, The Fast And The Furious


Universal Approached Steven Spielberg About a ‘Jaws’ Reboot, And He Rightfully Said No

Remakes of popular, classic movies feel inevitable, but one all-time great film that’s managed to avoid being remade or rebooted yet is Jaws, the 1975 Steven Spielberg film that helped invent the modern-day blockbuster. Sooner or later – probably after Spielberg has sadly shuffled off this mortal coil – Hollywood will get around to making a Jaws reboot. But as long as Spielberg is still with us, it seems Jaws is safe. A new report reveals that Universal recently brought up a potential reboot to...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Universal, Spielberg, Steven-Spielberg, Remakes, Jaws, Donna -LSB- Langley, Netflix Deadline, John D Hancock, Universal and Amblin, Jeannot Szwarc, Jeff -LSB- Skoll, Ronnie -LSB- Meyer


Every Dinosaur in the ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ IMAX Preview: Our Handy Cheat Sheet

The IMAX extended preview for Jurassic World: Dominion is, unsurprisingly, chock-full of dinosaurs. What kinds of dinosaurs, you may ask? Well, I have answers for you! Director Colin Trevorrow worked with Industrial Light and Magic to create a sequence that shows seven new species of dinosaurs in their natural habitat circa 65 million years ago. Those dinosaurs go by pretty quickly — it’s a short piece of footage, after all — and for dinosaur enthusiasts who, like avid birders, want to chronicl...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Features, Dinosaurs, Magic, Rex, Imax, Universal, Colin Trevorrow, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jurassic World: Dominion, Nasutoceratops Nasutoceratops, Giganotosaurus Colin Trevorrow


Han’s ‘F9’ Return Was So Secret That Sung Kang Didn’t Even Tell His Wife

The death of Han (Sung Kang) in the Fast and Furious franchise is one of the series’ single most important moments. It sparked the #JusticeForHan movement, has been depicted numerous times from several different angles across multiple movies, and Han’s impending doom cast a melancholy shadow over the films set before that event on the franchise’s complex timeline. But somehow, Han is back in F9, and early reviews suggest that his return is handled in a satisfying way. So how exactly does that r...
Tags: Movies, United States, Sequels, Universal, Jason Statham, Don, Dominic Toretto, Han, Kang, Action/Adventure, Deckard Shaw, Family Films, Sung Kang, Digital Spy, Han Sung Kang, F9


First ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Footage Teases All Kinds of New Dinos

The first official footage from Jurassic World: Dominion is here, and it offers a glimpse of plenty of prehistoric action. The just-released footage is part of a longer extended look at the film that will be playing exclusively in IMAX theaters before screenings of F9. The footage takes us back 65 million years ago to when real, non-cloned dinosaurs walked the Earth. You can watch a snippet of the footage below. Jurassic World Dominion Footage If you head to an IMAX theater to see F9 th...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Magic, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Movie Trailers, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Trevorrow, F9, Jurassic World: Dominion


Candyman: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Say his name five times in front of a mirror: Candyman is back. Nia DaCosta directs a continuation of the now-iconic horror film released in 1992, based loosely on a story by Clive Barker. Working with producer and co-writer Jordan Peele, DaCosta has recontextualized the Candyman story through a Black perspective, and while much ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Amc, Chicago, Sequels, Universal, Anthony, Clive Barker, Helen, Lowe, Peele, Candyman, William Burke, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Virginia Madsen


‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta Shares a Juneteeth Message in New Featurette

Remember Candyman? We’ve been excited about director Nia DaCosta‘s modern take on the 1990s horror classic for years, and after being delayed due to the pandemic, we’re finally only a couple of months away from being able to see it for ourselves. The film doesn’t come out until the end of August, but to celebrate Juneteenth, Universal released a new Candyman featurette in which DaCosta talks about what the newly federally recognized holiday means for the Black community and how some of those fe...
Tags: Movies, Horror, America, Joe Biden, United States, Universal, Remakes, Video Clips, NIA, Candyman, Jordan Peele, DaCosta, Featurette, Behind the Scenes Footage, Bernard Rose, Juneteenth


Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is Back, and Its Most Popular Icon is Returning

We may talk about Disney the most when we talk about theme parks here on /Film, but Universal Studios Orlando is right there too. And with the fall peering at us like light at the end of the incredibly hot tunnel of the summer, there’s a big event on the way. Universal Orlando is celebrating its 30th year of Halloween Horror Nights this fall, and last night, they announced that the spooktacular event’s most popular icon, Jack the Clown, is returning. The big announcement came in the form of ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Theme Parks, Universal, Jack, Orlando, Imhotep, Universal Studios Orlando, Universal Orlando, Pennywise, Crypt, Halloween Horror Nights, Jack the Clown


Virtual ‘Fast and Furious’ Marathon Will Let You Experience the Entire Series From the Comfort of Your Couch

Buckle up, y’all! Alamo On Demand is hosting a 24-hour online Fast and Furious marathon. You can relive the action 20 years in the making, featuring features friendships, rivalries, a little bit of romance, epic stuntwork, and a whole lot of fast cars, all from the comfort of your home. Here’s what you need to know. Family is Forever and so is This Marathon To celebrate the release of F9, the ninth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Alamo Drafthouse’s video streaming platform ...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Hobbs, Universal, Justin Lin, Universal Pictures, Shaw, Alamo, Han, Lin, Coronas, Sara Benincasa, Action/Adventure, Tokyo Drift, Sung Kang, Fast and Furious


‘F9’ Behind-the-Scenes Videos Showcase the Movie’s Practical Stunts

F9 explodes into theaters next week, and with more than a year of extra anticipation from fans, many of whom are eager to return to theaters for a big event movie, it feels like this could be one of the biggest box office hits of 2021. Director Justin Lin returns to the franchise for the first time since 2013, and his love of practical stunts and special effects is evident in this new batch of F9 behind-the-scenes videos, which showcase several of the film’s big action moments. Peligro M...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Universal, Justin Lin, Dom, Andy Gill, Action/Adventure, Featurette, Family Films, Letty, Dom Toretto Vin Diesel, Flippers, Letty Michelle Rodriguez, Ramsey Nathalie Emmanuel, Peligro, F9


Old: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) What a twist! This summer, M. Night Shyamalan is back with a new thriller – Old, a movie that takes Shyamalan from his familiar Philadelphia stomping grounds to a mysterious, secluded beach. But there will be no fun in the sun here, folks. Just an inexplicable series of mysteries that a group of unlucky characters will have to de...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Old, Thriller, Levy, Philadelphia, Universal, Shyamalan, Kathleen Chalfant, Peeters, M.-Night-Shyamalan, Release Dates, Vicky Krieps, Night Shyamalan, Rufus Sewell, Ashwin Rajan


Here’s Where You Can Stream or Rent Every ‘Fast and Furious’ Movie

(Welcome to Where to Watch, which provides a clear and simple answer to the question, “Hey, where can I watch this thing?” In this edition: the Fast and Furious franchise.) We’re just nine days away from the release of F9, the highly anticipated ninth entry in the primary timeline of the Fast and Furious movies. There’s still time to get all caught up on the adventures of Dominic Toretto and his #family of high-speed international spy racers, so here’s where you can find all nine of the Fast an...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Sequels, Tokyo, Miami, Hobbs, Brian, Idris Elba, Universal, Justin Lin, Johnson, Customs, Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Kathryn Bigelow


‘F9’ Director Justin Lin on Returning to the Series and How You Top a Rocket Car [Interview]

When Justin Lin was directing 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, the idea of bringing the action series to an end was a pipe dream. Lin was preparing to exit the Fast and Furious franchise, moving on to direct a Star Trek film and episodes of prestige TV like True Detective, and the concept of bringing the Fast and Furious movies to a satisfying close was something better suited to casual chatter with star Vin Diesel, not something that was actually on the table. Cut to nine years later, and Lin is prepa...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Features, Sequels, Tokyo, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Paul Walker, Chris Morgan, Vin Diesel, Roman, Han, Lin, Vin, Jakob


How the “Justice for Han” Campaign Was Instrumental in Bringing Sung Kang Back in ‘F9’

When the #JusticeforHan campaign first sprung up in the wake of the eighth entry of the Fast and the Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, Justin Lin wasn’t even aware of the fervor that had kicked up around the fan-favorite character that he had introduced in Tokyo Drift. Lin had stepped away from the Fast and Furious franchise with 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, having left Sung Kang‘s Han Lue to his tragic, seemingly random doom in Tokyo. But after the seventh Fast and Furious film introduce...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Sequels, Tokyo, Universal, Justin-Lin, Shaw, Han, Lin, Jakob, Action/Adventure, Sung Kang, Deckard Shaw Jason Statham, Han Lue, F9, Sung Kang Back


‘F9’ Director Justin Lin on the Stunt That Was Too Crazy (And Too Expensive) to Make It Into the Movie

For the Fast and Furious franchise, the sky is the limit. Quite literally in F9, a spectacle-filled action sequel in which just one of the many wild action scenes involves sending a car up to space. But director and co-writer Justin Lin — returning to the franchise after eight years away — found that even the sky has limits. This post contains some spoilers for an action scene teased in the trailers. But proceed with caution. Lin and the F9 team have shown their dedication to practical effec...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Charlize Theron, Lin, Action/Adventure, Fast and Furious, Daniel Casey, Sean Boswell, F9, Lucas Black Pontiac Fiero


How California theme parks will verify visitors have been vaccinated

Coronavirus guidelines call for Disney, Universal and other California theme parks to verify that visitors have been vaccinated once the state’s economy fully reopens on June 15 — but what does that mean and how are the parks supposed to pull off that massive undertaking? Fully vaccinated Californians will no longer be required to wear masks at the state’s theme parks on June 15, but people attending “mega events” must provide either proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test. Sign...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Seaworld, Universal, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Legoland California, Legoland, Southern California, Knott, Great America, SeaWorld San Diego, Universal Studios Hollywood, OGA


How California theme parks will change when pandemic restrictions end on Tuesday, June 15

Visitors heading to California theme parks after pandemic restrictions end will face a myriad of conflicting coronavirus requirements that are expected to continue evolving as the major tourist destinations navigate the latest “new normal.” The full reopening of the California economy on Tuesday, June 15 after a 15-month pandemic hibernation will allow theme parks in the state to return to full capacity and end most COVID-19 health and safety measures. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and f...
Tags: California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Seaworld, Harry Potter, Pfizer, Universal, Resistance, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Santa Clara, Valencia, Legoland California


‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Will Complete the Original T-Rex’s Franchise-Long Journey

The Tyrannosaurus rex from Jurassic Park has come a long way. First appearing onscreen in the original 1993 film, the T-Rex has evolved from main movie monster to anti-hero, facing off with the terrifying Indominus rex in Jurassic World. And her story continues in Jurassic World: Dominion, and Colin Trevorrow shared the details with us. It’s hard to think of the Jurassic Park films without thinking of the T-Rex, the largest dinosaur in the original park who became the fearsome icon of the fr...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, Claire, John Hammond, Dominion, Vanessa Armstrong, Isla Nublar, Action/Adventure, Trevorrow, Claire Dearing Bryce Dallas Howard


How ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Builds on the Themes of the Previous Films, According to Director Colin Trevorrow

Jurassic World: Dominion will bring the new Jurassic trilogy to a close, which means we’re in store for some sort of actual ending here, not just a set-up for future movies. And what better way to wrap up the series than with a film that’s timely? We all love timely stuff, don’t we kids? According to director Colin Trevorrow, Jurassic World: Dominion leans into being a reflection of our current world and the human experience in general, without being too preachy, and while building on the theme...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Universal, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Michael Crichton, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff Goldblum, Dominion, Ian Malcolm, Trevorrow, Colin Trevorrow Jurassic, Laura Dern Sam Neill, Jurassic World: Dominion, Alan Grant Ellie Sattler


The ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Villain is a Dinosaur Director Colin Trevorrow Has Been Saving for the Third Movie

Jurassic World: Dominion doesn’t arrive until next year, but some footage from the film is making its way to IMAX theaters in front of F9 this month. We’ve seen the footage, and it takes viewers back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. A prehistoric prologue shows non-cloned dinosaurs going about their business – and also introduces us to Jurassic World: Dominion‘s villainous dinosaur. It’s a dinosaur that director Colin Trevorrow says he’s been saving for the third and final film in his...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Sequels, Argentina, Jurassic Park, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Amblin Entertainment, Trevorrow, Jurassic World: Dominion


‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Finally Has Feathered Dinosaurs – Here’s How They Got the Details Right

Even though Jurassic Park is undoubtedly the greatest movie about dinosaurs ever made, there are some details that have become dated as scientists have learned new things about the prehistoric creatures. Perhaps the biggest discovery since the original Jurassic Park was made is that some dinosaurs have feathers, solidifying Dr. Alan Grant’s theory about why they might have behaved like giant birds when they roamed the Earth, eventually evolving into the winged creatures we know today. Jurassic ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Edinburgh, Universal, Jurassic World, Ilm, Steve, Colin Trevorrow, Jack Horner, Dominion, Steve Brusatte, Alan Grant, Action/Adventure


Universal’s VelociCoaster May Be One of the Best Roller Coasters Ever Built

The VelociCoaster, the new Jurassic World-themed roller coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park, opens to the public today in Orlando, Florida. We experienced a sneak preview of the high-tech new ride and came back everything you need to know. And yes, that includes footage of us experiencing this very intense experience and looking appropriately terrified. You can watch it all below. The VelociCoaster Review ? The video above showcases our entire experience riding the V...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Features, Jurassic Park, Theme Parks, Universal, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Disneyland, Steven Spielberg, Orlando, Busch Gardens, Orlando Florida


‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Director Colin Trevorrow on Embracing Feathered Dinosaurs, Taking the Series in a Fresh Direction, and Having Sympathy for the T-Rex [Interview]

It’s no surprise that Colin Trevorrow  — director of Jurassic World and the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion  — loves dinosaurs. And while Dominion, thanks to the pandemic, won’t come out until June 10, 2022 ,  there will be an extended preview of the film in IMAX theaters before screenings of F9  later this month. We’ve seen the footage, and dinosaur fans will be heaven.  /Film talked to Trevorrow about the extended preview, his favorite dinosaurs, what fans can look forwa...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Features, Sequels, Rex, Edinburgh, Universal, Jurassic World, George Lucas, Ilm, Michael Crichton, Steve, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff Goldblum, Jack Horner, Dominion


Halloween Kills: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Happy Halloween! Michael Myers will once again go after Laurie Strode in Halloween Kills, the sequel to 2018’s Halloween, which was a direct sequel to the original Halloween that ignored practically every other sequel. Michael was left for dead at the end of the 2018 Halloween, but he has a habit of cheating death, over and over ...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Green, Sequels, Universal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Blum, Michael, John Carpenter, Barker, Loomis, McBride, Laurie, Haddonfield


The First ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Footage Offers a Franchise Origin Story and a Whole Bunch of T-Rex Action

Jurassic World: Dominion is a year away, but don’t fret. There’s an extended, dino-laden IMAX preview showing before screenings of  F9 to get us revved up (pun intended, sorry) long before its June 10, 2022 premiere. While the five-minute preview won’t be in theaters until F9 premieres on June 25, /Film had the chance to watch it early  in all its IMAX glory. Read on to get my reaction to the sneak peek footage, including what dinosaurs you will get to see before they settle in with Vin ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Sequels, Magic, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Ilm, Colin Trevorrow, Vin Diesel, Dominion, Action/Adventure, Trevorrow, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jurassic World: Dominion, Gordon Havoc


Jurassic World: Dominion Extended Look to Debut at F9 IMAX Screenings

A Moros Intrepidus in Jurassic World: Dominion Jurassic World: Dominion is set to launch next year, and ahead of its releases, fans looking for a sneak peek can check out an extended preview of the film this month.   RELATED: Universal’s Jurassic World VelociCoaster Opening Date Announced Universal announced on Wednesday that every IMAX screening of the upcoming film F9 would feature a Special Extended Preview of Jurassic World: Dominion. It’s unclear just how long the preview will be, but Uni...
Tags: Movies, Action, Imax, Universal, Jurassic World, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Fast & Furious, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow


Hacks: HBO Max Renews Acclaimed Comedy Series for Season 2

HBO Max has renewed the Max Original series Hacks for a second season. The critically-acclaimed comedy has been a top performer on the platform since its debut, consistently ranking in the top ten most viewed titles out of all available content. Season 1, from creators Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, and Jen Statsky, explores a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance (Emmy-winner Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old (Hannah Einbinder). The sea...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, TV, Movies, Smart, Hacks, TV News, Streaming, Universal, Las Vegas, Joan, Michael Schur, Jen, Bette, Lin Manuel Miranda, UTV


New ‘The Munsters’ Movie Will Be Directed by Hardcore ‘Munsters’ Fan Rob Zombie

There have been rumors that Rob Zombie would direct a Munsters movie for years – and now, it’s official. Mr. Zombie confirmed this himself on social media, promising more “exciting details as things progress.” While this may seem like a weird choice to some, Zombie is a full-fledged Munsters fanboy. His son “Dragula” references the car the Munsters owned, and he even did a commentary track for a Blu-ray release of the film Munster, Go Home! It’s official: Rob Zombie is directing The Munsters...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, Salem, Universal, Eddie, Lily, Rob-Zombie, Zombie, Marilyn, Dracula, Bryan Fuller, TV To Film Adaptation, Herman Munster, The Munsters, Dragula