'Fast and Furious 9' moved back a year to 2020

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'Fast and Furious 9' moved back a year to 2020

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By Dave McNary

Universal</a> Pictures will move its ninth Fast and Furious movie back a year to April 10, 2020.” data-reactid=”23″>Universal Pictures will move its ninth Fast and Furious movie back a year to April 10, 2020.

Fast and Furious 9 had been set for April 19, 2019. Both dates fall on Easter weekend.” data-reactid=”24″>The studio did not disclose the reason for the shift, which was announced on Wednesday. Fast and Furious 9 had been set for April 19, 2019. Both dates fall on Easter weekend.

Universal</a> is freeing up the 2020 slot for the upcoming Fast and Furious by moving the animated Trolls 2 forward by two months from April 10, 2020, to Feb. 14, 2020.” data-reactid=”25″>Universal is freeing up the 2020 slot for the upcoming Fast and Furious by moving the animated Trolls 2 forward by two months from April 10, 2020, to Feb. 14, 2020.

movie in the franchise, The Fate of the Furious, stunned earlier this year, grossing $1.2 billion worldwide. It was directed by F. Gary Gray and starred Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.” data-reactid=”26″>The eighth movie in the franchise, The Fate of the Furious, stunned earlier this year, grossing $1.2 billion worldwide. It was directed by F. Gary Gray and starred Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.