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Vin Diesel battles John Cena in explosive new trailer for the latest Fast & Furious installment F9

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed back the release of F9 – the final Fast & Furious film – by more than one year, but the latest explosive trailer suggests it will be more than worth the wait.  

Vin Diesel is back to battle for, and against, his family in the long-running franchise’s ninth instalment, while John Cena makes his debut as Dominic Toretto’s long-lost brother. 

Fans are also treated to Oscar winning royalty courtesy of British star Helen Mirren, who makes her Fast & Furious debut as Magdalene “Queenie” Shaw, while Charlize Theron makes a welcome return as Cipher.  

Elsewhere former Game Of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel is back for her third outing as Megan Ramsey, whose inability to drive becomes something of a hindrance.  

Too fast: Vin Diesel is back to battle for — and against — his family as John Cena makes his debut as Dominic Toretto’s long-lost brother in an explosive new trailer for F9 released on Wednesday morning

After their last big adventure, fast cars have been replaced by family barbecues and cold beers as Dom submits to a domesticated life with Letty Ortiz, played by Michelle Rodriguez, and their son Brian.  

But he is soon back in action following a visit from some old friends, notably Tyrese Gibson’s long serving character Roman Pearce and mechanic Tej Parker, played by Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges.  

‘The world has a way of changing, and we change too,’ Dom insists as the teaser unfolds. ‘There are moments that separate us, but we always come back together.’ 

The group are back together again to fight evil in the form of Dom’s long-lost brother Jakob, played by John Cena, but there’s still plenty of time to reminisce about their past escapades. 

'You always say never turn your back on family, but you turned your back on me,' he told Dom. 'Now your little family is in my world'

‘You always say never turn your back on family, but you turned your back on me,’ he told Dom. ‘Now your little family is in my world’ 

Trouble: The group was back together again to fight against evil in the form of Dom's long-lost brother Jakob

Trouble: The group was back together again to fight against evil in the form of Dom’s long-lost brother Jakob

Drama: Dom and Jakob are caught in a gun battle while fighting against each other

Drama: Dom and Jakob are caught in a gun battle while fighting against each other 

'Brother against brother ... this should be interesting,' Charlize Theron's cyberterrorist character Cipher said. 'But could you kill him?'

‘Brother against brother … this should be interesting,’ Charlize Theron’s cyberterrorist character Cipher said. ‘But could you kill him?’

Away we go: Impressive automobiles fly through the air as Dom takes to the streets in a fight against evil with his crew

Away we go: Impressive automobiles fly through the air as Dom takes to the streets in a fight against evil with his crew

Fighter: Jakob is prepared to battle against his brother as he takes to the wheel in another wild ride for Fast fans

Fighter: Jakob is prepared to battle against his brother as he takes to the wheel in another wild ride for Fast fans

‘Ya’ll ever thought about the wild missions we’ve been on? We’ve taken our trains, planes, tanks … I’m not going to even think about the submarines,’ Roman asks the group. ‘Now we’ve got cars flying in the air?’ 

‘You always say never turn your back on family, but you turned your back on me,’ he tells Dom. ‘Now your little family is in my world.’

‘Brother against brother … this should be interesting,’ Charlize Theron’s cyberterrorist character Cipher said. ‘But could you kill him?’

'I've spent my entire life in your shadow, and now, you spend the rest of yours living in mine,' Jakob told Dom

‘I’ve spent my entire life in your shadow, and now, you spend the rest of yours living in mine,’ Jakob told Dom

Woah! Dom had been leading a quiet life off the grid when he was forced to confront his past in an epic new edit which shows the cast reaching new heights in their need for speed as they launch into space

Woah! Dom had been leading a quiet life off the grid when he was forced to confront his past in an epic new edit which shows the cast reaching new heights in their need for speed as they launch into space

'Ya'll ever thought about the wild missions we've been on? We've taken our trains, planes, tanks ... I'm not going to even think about the submarines,' Roman told the group. 'Now we've got cars flying in the air?'

‘Ya’ll ever thought about the wild missions we’ve been on? We’ve taken our trains, planes, tanks … I’m not going to even think about the submarines,’ Roman told the group. ‘Now we’ve got cars flying in the air?’

Star power: F9 also stars Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang

Star power: F9 also stars Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang

Ready to race: Helen Mirren makes an appearance behind the wheel while Cardi B and Reggaeton singer Ozuna also have roles in the flick

Ready to race: Helen Mirren makes an appearance behind the wheel while Cardi B and Reggaeton singer Ozuna also have roles in the flick

‘I’ve spent my entire life in your shadow, and now, you spend the rest of yours living in mine,’ Jakob told Dom. 

Dom is forced to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most and his crew joins together to save the world. 

The film was originally set to be released in May last year but had been pushed back by eleven months to April 2, 2021 before being delayed again to May 28, and the release date has once again been changed to June 25.

Not so speedy: The film was originally set to be released in May last year but had been pushed back by eleven months to April 2, 2021 before being delayed again to May 28, and the release date has once again been changed to June 25

Not so speedy: The film was originally set to be released in May last year but had been pushed back by eleven months to April 2, 2021 before being delayed again to May 28, and the release date has once again been changed to June 25

Exciting: Justin Lin directed the movie which is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017); he previously directed three other films in the franchise: Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Exciting: Justin Lin directed the movie which is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017); he previously directed three other films in the franchise: Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Blast off: It was revealed in October that the series will conclude with a tenth and an eleventh installment, with Vin and the cast set to return for both

Blast off: It was revealed in October that the series will conclude with a tenth and an eleventh installment, with Vin and the cast set to return for both

Justin Lin directed the movie which is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017); he previously directed three other films in the franchise: Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013).

F9 also stars Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, with appearances by Helen Mirren, Cardi B and Reggaeton singer Ozuna.

It was revealed in October that the series will conclude with a tenth and an eleventh installment, with Vin and the cast set to return for both.

All star cast: F9 also stars Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, with appearances by Helen Mirren, Cardi B and Reggaeton singer Ozuna

All star cast: F9 also stars Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, with appearances by Helen Mirren, Cardi B and Reggaeton singer Ozuna

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