You’ve simply obtained to like the insane logic of the Fast & Furious franchise, with every new installment asking the viewers to take a large leap of religion by way of stretching the bounds of believability and credibility, which they’re clearly joyful to do provided that the final two entries within the long-running collection comfortably sailed previous the billion greenback mark on the field workplace.
After killing off Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty, she was introduced again from the useless. How? Amnesia, in fact. There’s a torpedo heading straight for the crew to ship them to an explosive demise? No drawback, we’ll have The Rock divert it off target together with his naked arms. Han’s loss of life was retconned to make Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw the wrongdoer? It’s nice, he’s fashionable with followers so we’ll immediately welcome him into the household, flip him right into a hero and provides him a by-product, no questions requested.
It’s that form of sheer dumb enjoyable that’s made the model so fashionable, and the development of incredulous developments is ready to proceed in Fast & Furious 9. John Cena stars as Jakob Toretto, Dom and Mia’s prime secret brother that’s by no means been talked about as soon as in 20 years however is all of a sudden again within the image and out for vengeance. Not solely that, however he coincidentally occurs to be a grasp thief, murderer and professional driver.
In a current interview, Vin Diesel defined why he wished Cena for the function, and there’s much more to it than him merely being one other enormous dude who who makes the jacked main man seem like a regular-sized particular person by comparability.
“The casting of that character may go 1,000,000 other ways. And on the identical time a really, very, very tough character to forged. Due to that, you bought to go along with your intestine, you bought to go along with your coronary heart, and once I met John, he checked all of the bins. He had an power that provoked a type of curiosity about the entire Torettos. He simply felt proper. And he did a terrific job.”
In case you hadn’t observed as a consequence of all of the delicate references peppered all through the saga, household is the recurring theme of Fast & Furious, and that immediately makes Cena’s Jakob the crew’s most harmful foe but.