If there was ever a film to deliver a massive trailer running well over three minutes, it would be the latest in the Fast and the Furious franchise. After getting a quick Super Bowl teaser, Universal has released our full look at Fast & Furious 6 and it’s about as wild and over-the-top as one may expect for a summer blockbuster. With Justin Lin back providing the thrills, one is either along for the ride or not and with tanks, airplanes and even ghosts popping up, it’s hard to deny the filmmakers are going for a bigger is better approach.
When it comes to the plot, the simple of idea of Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel‘s teams collaborating will surely please fans and while Haywire star Gina Carano only gets a brief moment in the spotlight, she looks to be put to good use, taking out Michelle Rodriguez. Gear up by checking out the craziness below for the film also starring Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Luke Evans and Elsa Pataky.
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in Fast & Furious 6. Reuniting for their most high-stakes adventure yet, fan favorites Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Elsa Pataky are joined by badass series newcomers Luke Evans and Gina Carano.
Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian’s (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin’s empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete.
Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again.
Building on the worldwide blockbuster success of Fast Five and taking the action, stunts and narrative to even greater heights, Fast & Furious 6 sees director Justin Lin back behind the camera for the fourth time. He is supported by longtime producers Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel, who welcome producer Clayton Townsend back to the series.
Fast & Furious 6 arrives on May 24th.
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