With just one more week to wait with bated breath until the theatrical release of the highly-anticipated sequel Fast & Furious 8, Universal have debuted a blistering new featurette which features an exclusive interview with one of the franchise’s latest newcomers, Charlize Theron. Playing the character of Cipher, this role marks the first time the franchise has ever featured a female villain.
Helmed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton, Law Abiding Citizen) and penned by regular Fast & Furious franchise scribe Chris Morgan, the series also now welcomes two other newcomers, Scott Eastwood and Oscar® winner Helen Mirren, alll of whom will sharing the explosive action with the returning all-star ensemble regulars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell.
FAST & FURIOUS 8 IS OUT IN UK CINEMAS WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL.
In the meanwhile, we’ll leave you with Charlize Theron to find out a little more on the franchise’s first female villain, Cipher…
Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game—and the rest of the crew has been exonerated—the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman (Oscar® winner Charlize Theron) seduces Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before.
From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, our elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage…and to bring home the man who made them a family.