Be fast and angry is one of the most exciting films in the present. Besides having a dedicated fanbase, some Hollywood stars, boxing power, other franchises just dreaming, fans sometimes forget that it started as a movie about an undercover cop investigating street racing. Since then, she has switched from genre to gender, trying to establish a stable identity, evolving into one of the wildest cinematic series of action and taking the audience through everything that's going on, from the fall of a car from a plane to a submarine tracking on ice.
With all the strangeness that the series has resisted, it is understandable that fans, both old and new, tend to do some mixed things about the series. Whether it's cascades that seem too accentuated, interconnected terms (which are not that complex, but we will return to them) or the future of the franchise as a whole, nobody can blame fans for having questions about Be fast and angry movies. That's why we're here to set a straight record or, in the case of this franchise, set the series on a straight and narrow road for some of the most common misconceptions of fans about the world's biggest race franchise, including the return of some characters MIA, the other efforts of the film and, as much as we like to think of him, the end of the series.
So, climb up, because this walk could become a bit strange (crashing through skyscrapers will do that at a car), and enjoy 20 things that everyone is wrong about fast and angry movies.
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20 The franchise received her name from another film
In 1955, legendary producer Roger Corman released a film with Oscar-nominated actor John Ireland (who directed the film) and Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone that the truck driver ran out of law after being accused falsely. Later, he takes a woman's Jaguar sports car and moves away with her, the two fall in love as the movie progresses. The name of the movie? Be fast and angry.
While the 1955 film behaves completely differently to the 2001 film, Corman had a hand in both projects because he had to get the license title in Universal's blockbuster franchise. For a smart clue to the original film, the series could probably show a young Dominic borrowing Letty's car while running away from the police.
19 A life was lost due to an on-set accident
Unfortunately, serial-series accidents are a recurring trend in the cinema industry, some even leading to the loss of life for crew members and crew members. While last year Furious Fate did not see any injured man, the same could not be said for a horse called Jupiter.
While the crew filmed in Iceland, a piece of an artificial iceberg was caught by strong winds and thrown into a nearby enclosure where Jupiter and at least another horse were kept. Jupiter's foot was hit and the horse had to be down. Another horse was also hurt, but not so bad. Conformable TMZ, the insurance was able to cover the cost of the horse and the fence broken.
18 Vin Diesel and Paul Walker have not always stayed with the series
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel have always been the two main stars of Fast and furious franchise, but that does not mean they were always in harmony with her.
Paul Walker told Los Angeles Times that it did not appear in 2006 Fast and angry: Tokyo Drift because of "politics, studio stuff, [and] a regime decision. "As for Diesel, he refused to return for the years 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (despite having been offered at least $ 20 million) for contempt for the scenario and a desire to focus on 2004 Chronicles of Riddick. In fact, the only reason he came Tokyo Drift had to get the rights Riddick and character. Luckily for the fans, Diesel returned to the franchise in 2009 Fast and furious, and convinced Walker to join him for the trip.
17 Several major stunts were real
Things that are in the mind of most audiences about Fast and furious movies are wild stunts, most of which most likely make us think, "There is no real way."
However, fans would be surprised to know how much of the emphatic facts were real. telegraph showed you jumping into the yacht Camaro-yacht 2 Fast 2 Furious, tank robbery in Fast and furious, and the multi-skyscraper jump in Angry 7 contains a dangerous degree of realism. Even one of the most memorable stunts of the franchise, the car goes down Angry 7, was authentic, according to the film's stunt coordinators. The scene was composed of two separate shooting stunts, the first of which involved machine drops from an airplane over the Arizona desert and the other lifting machines a few feet above the ground before slipping safely. Is the movie not magic?
16 Luke Hobbs has not always been designed for Rock
From the debut of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as US Diplomatic Security Service, Luke Hobbs, in Romania Five quick, he rose to be one of the most beloved characters of the franchise. However, a completely different actor was originally wanted for the role: Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones.
In a video on Facebook that Vin Diesel thanked the fans for their support in his career, he revealed that the decision to change Jones for Johnson was pleased with the desire of a fan. "It was a girl named Jen Kelly who said," I'd love to see [you and Johnson] work together, "he said. While Johnson excelled as Luke Hobbs, we need to ask how different Hobbs would be if Jones had given his role of authority.
15 The franchise team has been associated with the real street players
Despite the street race being an important part and the inspiration behind it Fast and furious franchise, fans have to remember that the act is usually forbidden. However, this did not stop director Rob Cohen from bringing real races to the first movie set.
In fact, Cohen enrolled over 200 races to help with the racing scenes of the movie, which ensured a more authentic look at racing. Unfortunately, it turned out to be a bit too authentic to viewers because the number of real-life street races has increased due to the popularity of the movie (hopefully no one has attempted to copy the scene of the ending movie!). Remember: it can look great in a movie, but this is not all right.
14 Lucas Black expects to come back
While Fast and angry: Tokyo Drift is seen by many as the black sheep of the film series, yet has fans due to his spectacular driving scenes and Lucas Black's performance as Sean Boswell.
Into the Angry 7, Black made a cameo surprise to help restore the chronology of the series, but more about it later. Since then, most fans have probably assumed that the latter would ever have seen Boswell. However, in an interview with Toronto Sun, screenwriter Chris Morgan said he had "character plans" and that fans "did not see the last one." Black & # 39; and IMDb the page also lists him as a rumored actor in 2020 Fast & Furious 9.
13 Some actors did not even have the driver's licenses
It might be thought that everyone involved in a series of films centered on cars would know how to drive. Surprisingly, however, it was not the case Be fast and angry. Driving range Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster do not have driving licenses when they were distributed in 2001 Be fast and angry, so everyone had to take a driving test. "It was a tact clock," said Brewster VH1. "If I did not get my license, I was not going to make sure of the movie."
The licensing issues (with the intention of playing) continued in the next film, as actress / model Devon Aoki (who played Suki) had no license, according to TeenHollywood.com. Fortunately, all actresses have been properly trained and continued to break the roads (at least on the big screen).
12 The series has won some major Buzz prizes
While Fast and furious franchise has won several MTV Movie, Teen Choice and Saturn awards and nominations, some fans believe the series deserves greater critical recognition. Diesel wine even supported it Angry 7 for the best Oscar image.
Unfortunately, top-quality movie organizations, such as the Oscar and BAFTA, tend to keep their distance to the franchise, especially. Five fast was nominated for the Film Critics Award for Best Action Film (although, ironically, he lost Lead), and both Fast & Furious 6 and Furious 7 has received a SAG Award nomination for remarkable performance through an ensemble of stunts in a movie. The only hit "You've seen again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth even won Angry 7 a Golden Globe nomination for the best original song. While the song did not win, she won a Critics' Choice Award.
11 Fast Five was not the first major success of the franchise
Fast and furious the franchise has proved to be quite a bank nowadays, especially since the last two films have earned over $ 1 billion. Many fans say Five fast as the first true hit in the box office, which was the seventh highest-grossing film in 2011, thanks to gross 626 million dollars, Box Office Mojo.
However, the series has made a bank from the beginning. Be fast and angry has earned $ 207 million on a budget of $ 38 million, and even if the continuation had a twofold budget, it made nearly $ 30 million more than its predecessor. Yes, Tokyo Drift has been seen more as a general disappointment, but Fast and furious surprised everyone by earning $ 363 million. What can be expected from the eighth largest series of movies of all time.
10 The actors have not always come back
Family is an important topic in Fast and furious franchise, but the actors behind the main family of the series have not always been so close to real life.
While filming Furious Fate, Dwayne Johnson turned to the social media to call out some of his male co-stars. Although it was not clear who was referring to him, many saw the insult as a direct blow to the leading Diesel man. Although the situation has been broadcast for a while, The Rock later revealed he did not shoot the scenes with the actor. This, alongside Tyrese Gibson's villains expressing dissatisfaction with Johnson's solo film, recharged fan speculation about the rock age with some of the cast. While the spell has recently cooled, Johnson's recent commentary on his dispute with Gibson being "unilateral" could be the next match to ignite this cast-member brushfire.
9 Some movies were scheduled to be shot back
Although it makes sense to shoot movies in a franchise individually, to perfectly capture the story of each product, filming back-to-back movies is not always a bad idea. It makes them faster, can save money in the long run, and can tell an even bigger story by dividing it into two. Even Fast and furious the franchise, which has several movies standing in peace, had nearly two films shot in the back.
Conformable Los Angeles Times, Universal Pictures was thinking of filming what would happen Fast & Furious 6 and Angry 7 back-to-back, with director Justin Lin at the lead of the two. While "back-to-back" production did not happen, the films had a technical story because the elimination from Han's Deckard Shaw in the sixth film would lead to the next film.
8 Franchise is more than movies
It's hard to die Fast and furious fans may already be aware of multiple video games and attractions in the amusement parks of the series, but some have to hear two more variants of the franchise's latest efforts.
Fast and Furious Live is a stunt show that has been touring all over the world since January and puts the audience in the midst of action, with "the most thrilling stunts of live-action movies in an epic arena show." At the same time, Netflix announced an animated series to be produced by DreamWorks Animation Television, as well as the old Vin Diesel franchise producers, Chris Morgan and Neal H. Moritz. The series will track down the cousin of Dom, Tony, a teenager who joins his friends in infiltrating "an elite racing league that serves as a front for a crime organization skewed towards world domination." Who knows what the franchisee will do next?
7 The race is still part of the series
Although Fast and furious series began as a street racing franchise, has since evolved to focus less on driving and more on heist and spy themes (more about this later). Despite this, the series has not forgotten its roots, as shown in recent films.
At the end Five fast, Brian provokes Dom in a race on a tropical beach to see who is the best driver and inside Fast & Furious 6, an amateur Letty is challenged by Dom at a race contest in London. However, it is possible Furious Fate who has the greatest invitation to original films while opening with Dom Raldo's Havana loan shark to help his cousin.
6 Spin-offs have been discussed for a while now
Following the popularity of Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) in Furious Fate, a movie centered around the two was announced for 2019. While many fans point out that this is the first step in the series "ramifying on the multi-spin-off territory, other films were discussed at least two years before Hobbs and Shaw has been announced.
In 2015, he spoke with Vin Diesel variety about "stories for different characters" that have already been written and that spin-off ideas have been played with "long time". "We are certainly in conversation about how we can extend the franchise now," added Universal Pictures President Donna Langley. "It's a distribution of the ensemble and there's room to bring characters in and out." Perhaps Helen Mirren can use this opportunity to expand his role from the eighth film?
5 The chronological order of the franchise is not complicated
Some franchises have contracted the deadlines, but it is not one of them. While the first two films take place chronologically (at least, for the time being), fans watching movies in the order they were released might find a confusion once Han, who dies Fast and angry: Tokyo Drift, re-emerges alive and well in Five fast. However, the answer is simple.
The fourth, fifth and sixth films take place after 2 Fast 2 Furious, out of Fast & Furious 6the scene of the credit. This is the full version of Han's resignation, which means Tokyo Drift takes place after Fast & Furious 6. Angry 7 then he gets up after Han's passing, but he also shows Dom's time in Tokyo, which is seen in Tokyo Drift. After finishing Angry 7, the franchise should be smooth in terms of chronology or once again just for the moment.
4 Actors are sometimes kept in the dark about certain details about the plan
Even if the actors are sometimes quite close to producing their films, that does not mean they know everything that will happen in the movies.
While Michelle Rodriguez was aware of the death of her character Fast and furious not necessarily permanent, did not expect to see Letty mentioned at the end of it Five fast because she had not been called to shoot scenes. "I did not know until I went to the theater and I saw it," she said Yahoo! Movies. Additionally, Jordana Brewster revealed VH1 that he "did not know it would be a twist" at the end of the year Fast & Angry 6. It looks like the actors enjoy their films just like most fans: I do not know what's going to happen next.
3 Franchise is not just for car enthusiasts
When Be fast and angry was released in 2001, it would not have been cheated if you said the audience of the future franchise would be composed mainly of car enthusiasts because of the film's focus on overturned cars and racing. Fortunately, former president of Universal Pictures Adam Fogelson and former co-president (now president) Donna Langley saw the potential of the series and wanted to overcome the "ceiling" set by the first few films to attract larger crowds.
"We wanted to see if we can pick up the races and make the ability to drive the car just one part of the movie, French connection. Bourne's identity. [and] Italian Job"Fogelson told the newspaper Deadline.com. Because of this, Five fast is considered the turning point of the franchise for more action movies, and many fans can not be happier.
2 Brian O'Conner could come back
Paul Walker's passing in 2013 had a major impact on him Fast and furious fans, crew and the franchise itself. After Angry 7 had to be rebuilt, Walker's, Cody's and Caleb's brothers served as Paul's support to help complete the film. And although Brian O'Conner had a nice sendoff, Walker's absence is still felt by many.
However, Walker's brothers have since said that O'Conner can return, though for a cameo look, to "let the fans know he is still there." "I called Vin for about an hour, and we really talked about that," Caleb told ET. While some fans think this is unnecessary, Cody has assured that Universal Pictures will do it only in a way that "respects Paul and his image, and his family as well."
1 The end of the series was planned
While many fans would like to see that the adventures of Dominic Toretto and his fast-moving, safe-keeping family for the coming years, the end of the series may be closer than I think.
Talking with Collider, producer Neal H. Moritz showed that "we have a franchise end point, but we do not know each other yet". Back in 2016, Vin Diesel told Instagram that the 10th installment series (currently released in 2021 and the 20th anniversary of the franchise) would be the final movie. While this could be the last part of the main storyline, the recently announced spin-off series (and those planned by Universal Pictures) could keep the franchise in the future.
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