Tag Archives: The Fast and the Furious

“Furious 7” shatters the record for an April opening weekend at the box office

It might not have been a particularly surprising occurrence, but it happened all the same. Over the weekend Furious 7 set the record for an opening weekend in April, earning an estimated $143.6 million at the box office (this also makes it the ninth best opening weekend of all time,[...]

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker – Furious 7 World Premiere

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. Director James Wan. Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson,Lucas Black,Kurt Russell [...]

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker: How the “Fast and Furious” franchise became a hit

Later on this week, the Fast and Furious franchise brings their seventh installment to the big screen with Furious 7. The sixth sequel in what is now a juggernaut of a series, we find things coming to a sort of fork in the road. Obviously, the death of Paul Walker[...]

New behind-the-scenes look from FURIOUS 7

New behind-the-scenes look from FURIOUS 7 Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. Director: James Wan Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters) Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson [...]

2011 Summer Movie Review Part I

HollywoodNews.com: We’ll see if my schedule allows me to do a comprehensive ‘end of summer’ box office wrap-up, but since summer 2011 doesn’t officially end until next weekend, I figure I’ve got time. For now, here is my annual rundown of the various scenes, performances, moments, and miscues that defined[...]

“Fast and Furious” 6 to open Memorial Day 2013

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Looks like five “Fast and Furious” films wasn’t enough—so, get ready for number six. The latest sequel in the franchise will hit theaters on Memorial Day 2013 (May 27th). The announcement is no surprise, considering the record performance of the most recent release[...]

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is the “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 summer movie season was supposed to begin with “Thor.” But one week before Marvel Studio and Paramount Pictures introduced audience members to the God of Thunder, a couple of action movie gods clashed in Rio De Janeiro, stealing a little bit of Thor’s own thunder[...]

Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson face off in “Five”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Literally everyone who drove an automobile in a previous “Fast and the Furious” installment looks to be returning for “Fast Five.” Well, everyone except Michelle Rodriguez (with good, spoiler-ish reason) but she has “Battle: L.A.” to fall back on, so she should be fine. But the key players[...]

Vin Diesel intros “Fast Five” trailer on Facebook

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you Facebook friends with Vin Diesel? You might want to “Like” his profile page, as the actor just uploaded the first trailer from the fifth “Fast and the Furious” film, titled “Fast Five.” The clip, found here, begins with Diesel introducing the trailer from the beaches of[...]

“MacGruber” moved back a month

Universal Pictures announced today that “MacGruber,” the comedy based on Will Forte’s recurring “Saturday Night Live” character, will open one month later than planned: Friday, May 21, as opposed to Friday, April 23. This pits “MacGruber” against Paramount’s “Shrek Forever After,” which already had claimed that weekend.    In “MacGruber,” Forte plays[...]