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Dwayne Johnson Slams ‘Candy Ass’ Male ‘Fast 8’ Co-Stars

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by Matt Singer August 9, 2016 @ 8:46 AM
Universal
Back when he was a full-time pro wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson built his reputation on his inspired mic work, and particularly the inventive way he insulted his opponents. Guys who dared challenge his WWE supremacy were “jabronis” and “roody poo candy asses.” Said candy asses would face the wrath of a smackdown, verbal and otherwise. He’d ask them a question, like “What’s your name?” then interrupt before they could answer. (“It doesn’t matter what your name is!!”) Or Johnson would tell them to grab something and stick it straight up their candy asses. (You may begin to sense a theme here.)

Vin Diesel and Helen Mirren Share Secrets in New ‘Fast 8’ Photo

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by Britt Hayes August 3, 2016 @ 2:19 PM
Universal Pictures
You’ve probably heard that Vin Diesel recently became the first celebrity to reach over 100 million likes on Facebook — a level of validation that mere mortals such as you or I may never know. A lot of those likes are the result of Diesel’s commitment to his fans and to sharing photos from his new films, like the latest pic from the set of Fast 8, which features your new favorite BFF pairing: Diesel and Dame Helen Mirren.

‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ Trailer: Vin Diesel Has a Particular Set of Extreme Skills

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by Britt Hayes July 19, 2016 @ 5:11 PM
After sitting out xXx: State of the Union, Vin Diesel returns to the role of EXTREME sports enthusiast Xander Cage in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. The first trailer for the reasonably titled sequel has arrived online, offering a sneak peek at Diesel and his new team of EXTREME sports pals and all their EXTREME sports skills — like skiing in the forest in the middle of summer — that will come in handy when they take on an international conspiracy.

Helen Mirren Is Going to Be in ‘Fast 8,’ What a Time to Be Alive

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by Britt Hayes June 15, 2016 @ 12:11 PM
Lionsgate
Last year, Helen Mirren declared her love for the Fast & Furious franchise and, in particular, Vin Diesel, who was pretty convinced that Furious 7 could win the Oscar for Best Picture. It looks like Fast 8 will have a much better chance of securing a nomination (at the very least) as Mirren says she’s joined the cast of the upcoming sequel. And now we patiently wait as the greatest friendship of our time blossoms, inevitably yielding a series of delightful photos featuring Mirren and Diesel.

Grab Your Family, ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Is Returning to Theaters This Summer

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by Britt Hayes May 25, 2016 @ 8:09 PM
Universal
To honor the 15th anniversary of the movie that started it all, Universal is re-releasing The Fast and the Furious in theaters nationwide. Revisiting your introduction to Dom, Letty, Brian and the magical world of NOS should help make the wait for Fast 8 a little easier, but you’ll only have a limited time to see the original film on the big screen.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Trailer: Ang Lee Returns With Another Ambitious Drama

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by Britt Hayes May 12, 2016 @ 6:12 PM
TriStar Pictures
Following his incredible CGI work in Life of Pi, Ang Lee took a similarly ambitious approach with his latest project, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. We’ve been intrigued for months by reports that Lee shot the action sequences in 120fps to give them a more realistic and immersive feel, and while you can’t really grasp that in the first trailer, it’s still plenty compelling.

‘Fast and Furious 8’ Adds Charlize Theron to Its All-Star Cast

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by Matt Singer April 7, 2016 @ 12:33 PM
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The death of Paul Walker left some mighty big shoes to fill in the Fast & Furious franchise. Some film series might have packed it in after the death of one of its biggest stars, but the Fast-verse is a little bit different than your average blockbuster property. For one thing, characters have been coming and going from its ever-expanding storyline from the very beginning. For another, Furious 7 was the biggest movie in the series to date by a very large margin; it’s worldwide box office total was almost double that of Fast & Furious 6. So these movies aren’t going anywhere. But they do need some new stars.

‘Fast 8’ Casts ‘Game of Thrones‘ Star Kristofer Hivju as a Bad Guy, Obviously

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by Britt Hayes April 6, 2016 @ 6:17 PM
HBO
There’s been no official confirmation from Universal on Charlize Theron’s casting as the villain in Fast 8, but whomever eventually ends up as the big bad in the Fast & Furious sequel can rest easy knowing they’ll have at least one henchman at their disposal. Game of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju, aka Tormund Giantsbane, has joined the cast of Fast 8 as an associate of the new antagonist. Until we find out who that is, let’s continue to cross our fingers and whisper “please be Charlize Theron, please be Charlize Theron.”