The family of Fast and furious does not stop growing and just added to Rita Moreno in a very special role. The Puerto Rican actress will play Dominic Toretto’s grandmotherinterpreted by Vin Diesel, and becomes one of the important signings of this tenth installment of the millionaire film franchise. Both announced it through a video posted on Instagram.
“It has always been my dream to work with Rita Moreno, and the fact that she is here playing my grandmother makes my soul smile. I am very blessed, ”Diesel expressed with joy in a clip where he is seen with Moreno and Michelle Rodriguez. For her part, the Oscar winner added: “You know what?… I think my old age was waiting for you to invite me. Isn’t that nice? And I’m here, and the answer is yes, I will. […] I’m so excited. This is going to be so much fun!”
The Latin star recently participated in the new cinematographic proposal of steven spielberg based on the musical West Side Storythe original version of which earned her the gold statuette for Best Supporting Actress in 1962. Other notable credits from her filmography also include her role as Granny Lydia in One Day at a Timethe sitcom with Latin humor that was canceled by Netflix.
A few weeks ago, Fast and Furious 10 (Fast X) lost its manager justin linand Universal Pictures chose to cast louis leterrier (The incredible Hulk and the two installments of the transporter) in his replacement to move forward with a script written by Lin and Dan Mazeau. Although development was briefly stalled, the cast continues to grow with the presence of major Hollywood stars.
In addition to Moreno, it was confirmed that Alan Ritchson, Brie Larson, Charlize Theron, Jason Momoa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Michael Rooker, Daniela Melchior, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Ludacris, Cardi B Y Scott Eastwood will appear in the next tape that will be a direct continuation of F9 (2021). In the case of Dwayne Johnsonit became clear that his resignation was an irrevocable decision since he was honest about the friction he had with Vin Diesel and, therefore, would not set foot on the set of the filming again.
The tenth installment of Fast and furious
Scheduled to premiere on May 19, 2023 in United States, Fast X It will be the prelude to the end of the saga of action and street car racing as it has been confirmed that the eleventh part will be the definitive closure. According to the protagonist, the reason for dividing the plot into two parts “is because there is a lot of ground to cover” and there are plans to extend the filming to more places in the world.
The plot will focus on the latest adventures of the original team led by Toretto. In this final stretch of which very little is known, it is hoped that the family will be able to complete their last dangerous mission and close a chapter in their lives, after more than 20 years behind the wheel of an adventure that began with Paul Walker at the wheel. Throughout all this time, the action franchise has grossed more than 6 billion dollars worldwide and goes for more.