“We just completed our first day, it feels like a miracle.”
Vin Diesel has confirmed on Instagram that Fast & Furious 9 has officially begun filming. In the video, he and Michelle Rodriguez state: “We just completed our first day, it feels like a miracle.” The video is also captioned with, “First day completed! Blessed beyond words. #Fast9 2020.”
Director Justin Lin, Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris and former Game of Thrones actress Nathalie Emmanuel also revealed that filming had commenced on twitter and Instagram.
— Justin Lin (@justinlin) June 25, 2019
Day one of shooting Fast and Furious 9 today… The team is back together 👨🏼🦲👩🏻👨🏿🦲🙋🏻♀️👨🏾💻👩🏽💻
— Nathalie Emmanuel (@missnemmanuel) June 24, 2019
Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, who are starring in the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw, are currently unsure on whether they will be returning for the 9th instalment, however, John Cena will be joining the cast.
Fast & Furious 9 will release in theatres May 22nd 2020.
By Jimmy Ioannou
Images provided by Justin Lin/Twitter