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It must really pain Vin Diesel that he’s no longer the bright, shiny center of his baby — the “Fast and Furious” franchise. After this summer’s “The Fate Of The Furious,” the call went out among fans for more of Hobbs and Shaw, the characters played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Well, Universal has heard them loud and clear and they are making it happen. Continue reading Shane Black Eyed To Direct Hobbs & Shaw ‘Fast And Furious’ Spinoff at The Playlist.

Footage was already reportedly shot for a Fate of the Furious end credits scene teasing the team up The post Fast & Furious Spin-off with The Rock & Statham is ON! appeared first on

By far, the most surprising strength of “The Fate of the Furious” was the off-the-chart chemistry between professional tough guys Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson. Not only did the two men steal every scene they appeared in together – allegedly causing Vin Diesel to force Universal Pictures to remove their post-credits stinger clip from the movie – they also seemed to hint at a relationship that could expand beyond the main stories of the ‘Fast and the Furious‘ franchise. Continue reading Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham’s ‘Fast and the Furious’ Characters Are Getting Their Own Movie at The Playlist.

If you were one of the people who saw “The Fate of the Furious” on Thursday night, you probably found yourself on Google during the closing credits, trying to figure out whether the film had a credits scene that would tease “The Fast and the Furious 9.” The fact that there isn’t a stinger for the film might’ve come as a surprise to long-time fans of the franchise, but here’s another shocker for you: the film did originally have a post-credits sequence, but Vin Diesel cut it. Continue reading An “Enraged” Vin Diesel Reportedly Cut A Post-Credits Sequence From ‘The Fate of the Furious’ at The Playlist.

For fans of the seven previous films of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, its latest incarnation will be a blast on level with the movie’s biggest explosions (which are ridiculously huge, for the record). “The Fate of the Furious” seems like it was engineered in a lab to be a crowd-pleasing, money-making hit, with each element ensuring that the audience will cheer and fist pump at the screen as though director F. Continue reading ‘The Fate Of The Furious’ Deserves To Make All Of The Money [Review] at The Playlist.

Somewhere between a bunch of commercials and a half-time show, a game of football was played last night, and it was a doozy. The Super Bowl went into overtime for the first time in history, the New England Patriots reigned supreme and fans got one helluva show. And advertisers got a lot of eyeballs. You’ve likely already seen the onslaught of movie and TV related promos that dropped during the game, but if that wasn’t enough, the stars cashed some big paychecks to promote everything from tax services to jewelry and we’re rounded it all up below. Continue reading Super Bowl: Melissa McCarthy, Adam Driver, Christopher Walken & More Feature In Star-Studded Game Day Ads at The Playlist.

America might seem more divided than ever as we head into Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump, but in a couple weeks the country will come back together in living rooms across the land for the Super Bowl. The widely viewed championship football game is also one of the biggest TV advertising days of the year, with companies spending big money hoping to sell their wares to a captive audience, and often that means enlisting big name stars. Continue reading Jason Statham & Gal Gadot Kick Serious Butt In New Super Bowl Spot at The Playlist.