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 Meg Thomson

‘Fast and Furious’ Actress Michelle Rodriguez Threatens to Quit Over Treatment of Women

‘Fast and Furious’ Actress Michelle Rodriguez Threatens to Quit Over Treatment of Women

Step it up, folks. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, known for her role in the Fast and Furious franchise, has issued an ultimatum: either the franchise steps up its game and improves the way it treats women, or she’s out. The actress took to social media to express her frustrations, explaining on Instagram that the film’s executives […]

 Patrick Grieve

Dame Helen Mirren Lands Dream Role in ‘Fast and Furious 8’

Dame Helen Mirren Lands Dream Role in ‘Fast and Furious 8’

It’s a great day to be alive. At least two dreams are in the process of being fulfilled, according to an interview that Dame Helen Mirren recently gave to Elle magazine, in which the 70-year-old actress confirmed that she has been cast in Fast and Furious 8. That means that Helen Mirren has realized her […]

 Patrick Grieve

Dwayne Johnson Threatens to “Disrupt” the “Fast and Furious” Franchise with his Odd Facial Hair

Dwayne Johnson Threatens to “Disrupt” the “Fast and Furious” Franchise with his Odd Facial Hair

Do you smell what the successful star of film and television formerly known as “The Rock” is growing? Yeah, that’s right… it’s the stench of disruptive facial hair. Speaking of Which: Learn how to remove unwanted odors from your car Dwayne Johnson recently took to Instagram to post a photograph of himself dressed as his […]

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Check Out One Fast and Furious Fan’s Tribute to Paul Walker

Check Out One <em>Fast and Furious</em> Fan’s Tribute to Paul Walker

There are a number of famous cars to come out of Hollywood, but whether it’s the Herbie Volkswagen Beetle or KITT from Knight Rider, there are few that quite compare to Paul Walker’s (or should we say Brian O’Conner’s?) Mitsubishi Eclipse featured in the 2001 The Fast and Furious film. Affordable, Yet Spacious: The New […]

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Universal Studios Orlando to Welcome ‘Fast and Furious: Supercharged’ Ride in 2017

Universal Studios Orlando to Welcome ‘Fast and Furious: Supercharged’ Ride in 2017

Universal's New Blockbuster Ride to Replace Disaster! and Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue

The year 2015 has been big for the Fast and Furious franchise. Despite the loss of leading man Paul Walker, the latest entry in the series–the box office hit Furious 7–has continued to grow the popularity and profit of the nitrous-fueled films. In response to this success, Universal Studios Orlando Resort–which had three vehicles from the […]

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Helen Mirren Lobbying Hard for Role in Next Fast and Furious Film

Helen Mirren Lobbying Hard for Role in Next Fast and Furious Film

Dame Helen Mirren may have already won an Academy Award, a Tony, three Golden Globes, and four Emmys, but she still hasn’t achieved her greatest ambition in life: starring in a Fast and Furious sequel. In a recent interview with Yahoo!, the 69-year-old actress was asked what she thought about the film industry “focusing more […]

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[VIDEO] The Aficionauto Takes on Fast and Furious 1970 Dodge Charger

[VIDEO] The Aficionauto Takes on Fast and Furious 1970 Dodge Charger

The last time we caught up with The Aficionauto, the gearheads there were checking out Jurassic Park Jeeps from the film franchise’s Motor Pool in California. This time, The Aficionauto’s host, Christopher Rutkowski, takes on the Fast and Furious 1970 Dodge Charger in the video below, which has been featured in six out of seven […]

 Zachary Berry

“Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Celebrates Its Grand Opening at the Universal Orlando Resort

“Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Celebrates Its Grand Opening at the Universal Orlando Resort

The star-studded opening ceremony, held last week, featured cast and crew from the "Fast & Furious" films, as well as some thrilling automotive stunts

With each passing year, the Universal Orlando Resort only grows larger and more immersive. After the addition of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal has been on the fast track to add new rides and attractions to both of its on-site theme parks, as well as its new Volcano Bay water park. For 2018, […]

 Zachary Berry

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Are Developing a “Fast & Furious” Animated Series

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Are Developing a “Fast & Furious” Animated Series

The fast-paced action of the Fast & Furious franchise is adapted for animation in this upcoming "car"toon

No matter how you feel about them, it’s hard to deny that the Fast & Furious movies often have engaging action sequences that are best described as “over  the top.” Some moviegoers have gone as far to call these films live-action cartoons. Therefore, one can only imagine how wild the Fast & Furious franchise would […]

 Patrick Grieve

See the Original “Fast and the Furious” Movie in Theatres on June 22

See the Original “Fast and the Furious” Movie in Theatres on June 22

Lovers of carsploitation classics, rejoice: the original The Fast and the Furious movie will be returning to theaters for one night only on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The improbably popular car flick—which starred Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, and the late Paul Walker—is getting a special rerelease in celebration of its 15th anniversary. Watch The Fast […]

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The Fast and The Furious Supra Sells for $185K

<em>The Fast and The Furious</em> Supra Sells for $185K

Last month, right at the height of the fever pitch surrounding Furious 7, it was revealed that the 1993 Toyota Supra driven by Paul Walker’s character in the original 2001 film would be going up for auction at the May 12-17 Mecum Car Auction in Indianapolis. The auction has come to pass, and the Supra […]

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Honda Builds New ‘Mean Mower’ to Reclaim Fastest Lawn Mower Record

Honda Builds New ‘Mean Mower’ to Reclaim Fastest Lawn Mower Record

While Bugatti and Koenigsegg battle over making their production cars get closer and closer to the 300 mph barrier, Honda is busy laying claim to another record: that of the fastest lawn mower. It’s a record that Honda held for only a year. In 2014, the automaker built the hilariously-named “Mean Mower,” a lawn mower […]

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Marvelous New Hyundai Veloster Flies into ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’

Marvelous New Hyundai Veloster Flies into ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’

As the latest collaboration in Marvel Studios’ ongoing automotive product placements, Hyundai has struck a deal with Marvel Studios to prominently feature the redesigned Veloster in the upcoming blockbuster, Ant Man and the Wasp. Previously only seen in Netflix shows like Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Hyundai’s starring role in the sequel to 2015’s quirky Ant Man […]

 Zachary Berry

Universal Studios Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at its Upcoming “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Attraction

Universal Studios Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at its Upcoming “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Attraction

Dom Toretto and his family are making their way to the Universal Studios Florida theme park next spring

Universal Studios Florida is considered to be one of the premier family destinations in the country. Now, a famous on-screen family is making their way to the theme park in the form of Universal’s latest attraction. Universal Studios recently shared some in-depth information surrounding its upcoming Fast & Furious: Supercharged ride. More Coming Attractions: Disney is bringing […]

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What Is Nitrous, and How Does It Work?

What Is Nitrous, and How Does It Work?

If you’ve seen any of the Fast and Furious movies, you’ve no doubt seen the following happen on screen: a driver presses a button on the control board and a mysterious liquid is injected into the vehicle, resulting in the vehicle blasting ahead at suddenly lightning-fast speeds. Is this the magic of Hollywood, or is […]

 Kurt Verlin

After Binge-Watching All 8 ‘Fast & Furious’ Films, This Hilarious Video Sums Up What it Was Like

After Binge-Watching All 8 ‘Fast & Furious’ Films, This Hilarious Video Sums Up What it Was Like

Before The Fate of the Furious hit the big screen, I resolved to watch the whole Fast & Furious franchise to get properly acquainted with the series that car enthusiasts apparently loved. If you read my review of the series, you’ll know that I wasn’t really all that impressed. Fortunately, there’s plenty to love about […]

 Kurt Verlin

Ferrari Wins Controversial 1-2 at Monaco Grand Prix

Ferrari Wins Controversial 1-2 at Monaco Grand Prix

Despite my exhaustion, I watched the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix immediately after coming home from the Indy 500, having had an inkling from social media, but no details, that some controversial event had taken place. What event that would be was somewhat predictable. During Saturday qualifying, Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen had taken pole position at the […]

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‘Fate of the Furious’ Races Away With Box Office Record

‘Fate of the Furious’ Races Away With Box Office Record

2017 seems to be shaping up to be a good year for movies. According to Box Office Mojo, box office dollars are up 6.2% compared to last year and almost 15% from 2015. This news isn’t surprising considering the films that have been released so far, including the indie surprise Get Out, the anticipated Beauty […]

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