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Fast 8 is officially titled ‘The Fate of the Furious’


Los Angeles: The eighth installment in the popular franchise The Fast and the Furious is officially called “The Fate of the Furious.”

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The film, directed by “Straight Outta Compton” helmer F Gary Gary, will hit theatres on April 14.

“It’s official! The title of #F8 is THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS. Tune-in live on @Facebook this Sunday for the trailer debut!” read a post on the film’s official Twitter handle.

The first teaser for the highly anticipated film was also released, ahead of its trailer premiere on Sunday.

The 15-second clip features a slew of cars, epic explosions, and Charlize Theron, who is the new addition in the film.

Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell return to the franchise.

Other newcomers joining the cast include Helen Mirren and Scott Eastwood.