'Fast 8' Officially Titled 'The Fate of the Furious' - See a Sneak Peek!
By Elisa Osegueda
Universal Pictures revealed on Friday the official title of the eighth film in the Fast & Furious franchise: The Fate of the Furious, which hits theaters on April 14, 2017.
The first teaser for the highly anticipated film was also released, ahead of its trailer premiere on Sunday. The 15-second clip features a slew of cars, epic explosions, and Charlize Theron looking hotter than ever.
Directed by F. Gary Gray, the film picks up with Dom and Letty on their honeymoon, while Brian and Mia have retired from the game and the rest of the crew has been exonerated. Despite all trying to live a normal life, things take a drastic turn when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape.
Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell return to the franchise. Newcomers joining the cast include Theron, Helen Mirren and Scott Eastwood.