Fast X: The Beginning of the End of one of the most famous action franchises starts this May
The last stage of the adrenaline-charged race that began in 2001 is coming to an end, all while shadows from the past hang over the lives of Dom and his family
Over the course of many missions and against impossible odds, Dom Toretto and his family have outwitted and outsmarted every enemy in their path. Now they face the deadliest adversary they've ever faced: a terrifying threat rising from the shadows of the past, fueled by blood vengeance and determined to tear this family apart and destroy everything—and everyone—the Dom loves, forever.
In the 2011 movie Fast Five, Dom and his crew killed the evil Brazilian drug lord Hernan Reyes and hacked his empire on a bridge in Rio De Janeiro. What they didn't know was that Reyes' son, Dante, witnessed it all and spent the last 12 years coming up with a plan to make Dom pay the ultimate price. Dante's plan will scatter Dom's family from Los Angeles to the catacombs of Rome, from Brazil to London and from Portugal to Antarctica. New allies will be made and old enemies will reappear. But everything changes when Dom discovers that his own 8-year-old son is the ultimate target of Dante's revenge.
From street racing movies to global phenomenon
From its humble beginnings with the action film The Fast and the Furious (2001), the franchise, after the fourth installment, has become a global phenomenon and a synonym for must-see action films, and with each new installment it has become bigger and bigger. more spectacular.
French director Louis Leterrier, who is responsible for film hits like The Incredible Hulk, Now You See Me and the Transporter franchise, will direct the first part of the last chapter of the action franchise. He himself announced that in this film there will be huge casualties in the middle of the war that is starting to unfold, and that Fast X is the biggest film so far, and the last, eleventh installment that ends the saga will be "gigantic" in terms of action, scope of the story and emotions.
Old and new faces of the Fast and the Furious
The central characters and original actors of the franchise are still present here, namely Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Tyrese Gibson and Sung Kang, who have been driving with Fast and Furious since the first three films, while the actress the cast grew larger with further sequels as Nathalie Emmanuel, John Cena, Jason Statham, Helen Mirren and Scott Eastwood joined Dom's family.
Charlize Theron returns as the villainous Cypher, while new faces appear: Brie Larson as Tess, a renegade representative of the Agency, Alan Richtson as Aimes, the new head of the Agency who does not have the same affection for Dom's team as his predecessor, Mr. Nobody, Daniela Melchior as a Brazilian street a runner with a strong connection to Dom's past, Rita Moreno as Dom and Mia's Abuelita Toretto, and Jason Momoa as Dante, the ultimate villain whose only goal is to destroy Dom and his family.
Paul Walker's Brian is still present in the series
Fast and Furious experienced a major change in the original cast during its seventh installment after one of the main actors who had been present since the first film, Paul Walker who played Brian, tragically lost his life in a car accident, and director Louis Leterrier about his presence in the series said:
“Brian is very much alive in the world of Fast and Furious and has been hinted at a lot in the previous films... You'll see Brian in the past, you won't see Brian in the present. It's something everyone has to come to terms with. The Walker family is still very much a part of this franchise, and you'll see how in this movie. It just has to be the right moment, the right tone. "
End of an era
The end of the journey of the explosive series begins with this, the tenth part that marks the end of Dom's family and changes from the basis that was hinted by actors like Michelle Rodriguez and the director himself. The arrival of Jason Momoa as Dante, a vengeful and chaotic villain in the world of Fast and Furious, is according to everyone the perfect choice of role and the best male villain of the series.
We will find out which characters will be able to reach the goal, and which will not be able to survive Dante's journey of revenge this May in cinemas. The end of the road begins.
In cinemas from 18.05.