F9 gets to climb blocks from overseas this weekend, leaving the U.S. publication caught on the net, waiting for the green light on July 25, followed by a UK getaway that stopped a few weeks later on July 8. Experts predict that the latest entry in Universal’s incredibly successful franchise program will take advantage of this lead by generating $ 150 million upwards from Korea, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Russia and China.
In the latter area, Universal hopes Fast 9 (or F9, or whatever it is called at the time it appears) makes the biggest bump. Not just because previous items in the franchise program have been huge hits in the country Fast 7 and The fate of the furious Earn nearly $ 400 million each in Chinese box office revenue.
It is difficult to predict exact figures for pandemic-era films, but ticket sales are currently booming in China with domestic hits such as Hey Mom, Detective Chinatown 3, and Demon Slayer film, insiders hope that release Fast 9 strikes easily international opening Godzilla vs. Kong, which is $ 121 million.
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Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto leads a quiet life off the net with Letty and her son, little Brian, but they know the danger always lies beyond their peaceful horizon. This time, this threat forces Domin to face the sins of his past if he is going to save those he loves the most. His crew unite to stop the world’s shocking plot, led by the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever met: a man who also happens to be Domin’s abandoned brother Jakob (John Cena, The Suicide Squad).
Activities happen all over the world – from London to Tokyo, from Central America to Edinburgh and from the secret bunker of Azerbaijan to the narrow streets of Tbilisi. Along the way, old friends are resurrected, old enemies return, history is rewritten, and the true purpose of the family is tested like never before.
F9 seeing Justin Lin directing series veterans Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Sung Kang, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren along with franchise entrants John Cena (Bumblebees), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Anna Sawai (Ninja assassin), Vinnie Bennett (Ghost in the Shell), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Cardi B (Hustlers), OCT fighter Francis Ngannou and singer Ozuna.
Source – Variety