Fast & Furious 9, the ninth installment in the full throttle saga starring Vin Diesel, hits theaters on May 28, 2021. One of the great themes of the franchise is the feeling of unity and team. The family, as Dominic Toretto calls it. However, that does not mean that this is also the case in real life. For about three years, fans have witnessed the anger between actors Tyrese Gibson and Dwayne Johnson. Fast & Furious 9 Now, one of them has confirmed that they have settled their differences.
It was Gibson himself, who plays Roman Pearce in the saga, who has broken the news. “Me and The Rock have made it up, by the way. We talked for four hours three weeks ago, “says the actor in an interview with Stir Crazy.
If you have just found out that the relationship between the two interpreters was somewhat strained, let’s refresh your memory. It all started shortly after the release of Fast & Furious 8. Universal made the decision to delay Fast & Furious 9 to carry out the ‘spin-off’ Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw centered on the characters Fast & Furious played by Johnson and Jason Statham. Gibson made it clear on social media that he was not happy with it and accused La Roca of trying to focus the entire franchise on him by putting his needs above the rest of the cast members of Full throttle.
After asking for forgiveness and for some years, the rivalry remained calm. Until the premiere of the ‘spin-off’. Gibson shared on social media that Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw hadn’t made as much money as the more recent films in the series. Johnson, for his part, expressed his disappointment over his partner’s comments. Now, after Gibson’s statements, everything has returned to normal between the two.
Johnson won’t be in Fast & Furious 9 as Luke Hobbs, but Gibson will return in the ninth installment as Roman Pearce. The film has Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Charlize Theron and Nathalie Emmanuel in its cast. Also with the new signing of John Cena, who gets into the shoes of Jakob, Dominic Toretto’s brother.
The ninth installment of the saga begins with the character of Diesel living with his partner Letty and their son. But the calm will not last long. Cipher has teamed up with Jakob to make things very difficult for Dominic and his people. On these lines, do not miss the trailer.