Franchise star Vin Diesel hinted at Cena's involvement in an Instagram video back in April, but now Universal Pictures has made the casting official. Now Deadline has confirmed that Cena will indeed join Dom Toretto and his crew, reportedly playing "a badass." .
"For almost 20 years, the Fast Franchise has entertained fans and created some of the biggest cinematic moments in history", John tweeted on Friday (June 7).
Melania Trump channels Princess Diana in bold ensemble during royal visit
Buckingham Palace denied the rumors at the time, but they still triggered major publicity for Trump and his properties . Royal fans are convinced the Queen sent a secret message via her choice of tiara earlier this week.
Actress Michelle Rodriguez is returning to the film, who threatened to exit the franchise if no female writer was added to the film. "It's an incredible honour to join this franchise and this family", he wrote.
Nothing much is known about the role of Cena and the character is under wraps.
Police raids sought to intimidate media: ABC Chair
It's understood the names of ABC's director Gaven Morris and journalists Dan Oakes and Sam Clark are against the warrant. A similar raid was carried out earlier this week at the home of a journalist in Australia's capital, Canberra.
Very little is known about Fast & Furious 9 at this point, but we imagine further details arrive in short order: this one hits theaters on May 22nd of next year.
The first Fast & Furious spinoff, Hobbs & Shaw will be released in theatres later this August. So, sorry to disappoint you, person who expected John Cena to play a cowardly weakling in the next Fast & Furious movie. It looks like he has another franchise to take on now and he's replacing The Rock.
Four killed in mass shooting in northern Australia
The first victim was identified on Wednesday as 33-year-old taxi driver and Charles Darwin University IT graduate Hassan Baydoun. Another witness, John Rose, told The Australian newspaper that he saw the gunman walk into the motel with a sawn-off shotgun.