‘Fast X’ trailer teases villainous Jason Momoa, ‘finish of the highway’

Vin Diesel is again within the new trailer for Universal’s “Fast X,” the primary of two deliberate “final” movies for Dominic Toretto & Co. But the place do you go after you’ve taken a $6-billion motion franchise about L.A. avenue racers all the way in which to area?

In the “Fast” saga, you dig up your best hits: supercharged set items, explosions galore, automotive races, acquainted faces, new pals and a raging new villain — performed by Jason Momoa — with a secret vendetta. And, after all: #household.

And for these amongst us who simply need to glimpse the franchise’s signature physics-defying motion, there’s additionally Dom Toretto on the wheel driving into the sky combating two helicopters on the identical time.

“You wanted to return to the streets of L.A., you wanted to return to racing and what that feels like, you wanted to return to the cars that made this franchise what it is,” Diesel advised followers Thursday evening at a “Fast X” occasion at L.A. Live, the place he led a short chant of his personal identify (“Diesel, Diesel, Diesel”) earlier than the four-minute trailer was unveiled. “Fast X” hits theaters May 19. Watch the total trailer right here:

A one-minute model will air throughout Sunday’s Super Bowl, Diesel added.

The producer-star was joined on the lavish occasion by “Fast” co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Sung Kang, who skipped down reminiscence lane revisiting their lengthy tenures within the franchise and teased “Fast X,” the tenth sequential movie within the collection and the eleventh total “Fast and Furious” flick.

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As certainly one of Hollywood’s greatest ongoing franchises, the “Fast” movies have seen loads of private and non-private conflicts — the newest instance being final yr, when longtime franchise architect Justin Lin give up “Fast X” per week into manufacturing, reportedly over artistic variations.

Lin’s identify went unmentioned in the course of the “Fast X” trailer occasion, however trailers for the 5 installments he directed — “The Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift” (2006), “Fast & Furious” (2009), “Fast Five” (2011), “Fast & Furious 6” (2013) and “F9” (2021) — performed in the course of the hour-long program recapping “Fast” historical past.

Praising Diesel’s ardour for the movies, Rodriguez referred with seemingly unplanned candor to the challenges of maintaining the blockbuster franchise going.

“It’s hard, because there’s lots of cooks in the kitchen,” she mentioned. “When you’ve got a franchise that makes that much money, everybody’s got an opinion about it, everybody’s trying to cut corners and doesn’t want to pay this one this much and that one that much… but at the end of the day, it all comes down to story. And if we mess that dance up, it’s all over.”

Later, Gibson in contrast Diesel to “Jesus himself,” jokingly thanked followers for risking their lives to see “F9” “at the height of a pandemic,” revealed the forged group textual content chains that go “flying” in moments of infighting and identified Lin’s alternative, Louis Leterrier (“The Transporter,” “The Incredible Hulk”), within the crowd to welcome him to the “Family.”