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F9: The Fast Saga (2021)

Opens on June 25

Director: Justin Lin Run Time: 145 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Starring: Ludacris, Michelle Rodríguez, Nathalie Emmanuel, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel

CountryUnited States

About the film:

Dominic Toretto and his crew battle the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered: his forsaken brother.

The ninth installment of The Fast Saga. The filmmakers behind the game-changing franchise impacted the industry by crafting stories for a diverse audience with inclusive casting.

“It’s about creating an environment to let the best person grab that role. To have the right to say: ‘hey, we had the world come in and we found the right person.’ That’s always been my M.O with Fast.”

– Director Justin Lin. Read more in Den of Geek

About the filmmaker:

Taiwanese-born American filmmaker Justin Lin has been an important voice for diversity and representation in the industry. Before helming The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, he pushed boundaries at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival with his solo directorial debut Better Luck Tomorrow, also an Official Selection of TIFF 2002 and a Film Independent Spirit Award nominee.

Along with episodes of the television series Community, part of season two of True Detective, and the Academy Award-nominated Star Trek Beyond, Lin also directed the fourth, fifth and sixth chapters of the The Fast Saga. He spoke with Variety about his return to the universe for F9, developing the characters, and how he crafts the wild action sequences.

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