The makers of adrenaline-pumped franchise Fats & Furious revealed the title and trailer relkease date of the film on their official Twitter handle on December 10. "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. (sic)," tweeted the makers of Vin Diesel's film. The film, helmed by Straight Outta Compton director F Gary Gary, will hit theatres on April 14. The makers also also shared a teaser packed with high octane action sequences and Charlize Theron, who is the new addition in the film.
Here's the announcement tweet with a teaser of The Fate Of The Furious
Vin Diesel, who is taking another action franchise (xXx3: The Return of Xander Cage) forward next year, said that the eighth Fast & Furious film may fetch them an Academy Award. He told Entertainment Tonight, "I think he went into making this movie with a little bit of a chip on his shoulder, going 'Oh, really? OK. Now I'm going to take the biggest saga in the world, and I'm about to throw Oscars at you.' Wait till you see what he does'."
Of his character in the film, Vin Diesel said: "Fast & Furious 8 is different. It's very dark. My character is conflicted in a way that is really going to shock you. He's coming off of a lot of emotion from Furious 7 and the loss that it represents," he said.
Apart from Vin Diesel, actors Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell return to the franchise while other newcomers joining the cast include Helen Mirren and Scott Eastwood.