Fast & Furious 6, the latest installment in the high-octane car heist blockbuster franchise, opened May. 24 to mostly positive reviews from critics. It’s the kind of movie that earns its stars based on its ability to deliver on the promise of thrills from a high stakes game that culminates with a predicable ending.
Vin Diesel displayed his chiseled abs in a recent magazine shoot with a leopard at his side. Diesel, star of the Fast and Furious movies, posted the photo of himself and the leopard on his Facebook page.
The trailer for Fast and Furious 6, one of the many trailers to be shown during this year’s Super Bowl, reveals more outlandish stunts and surprises to be inspected in the franchise's latest film.
One of the most anticipated Super Bowl commercials was for Marvel Comics' Iron Man 3, starring Robert Downey, Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Jon Favreau and Rebecca Hall.
Monday night's third and final presidential debate, ostensibly about foreign policy, may not have had too many surprises in store for viewers and soon-to-be voters in the presidential election, which will ultimately determine if Barack Obama steps into the oval office for a second term or if Mitt Romney sachets into his place, but there were some entertaining moments — not the least of which was the "horses and bayonets" comment by Obama, which became as much a theme of the third presidential debate as "binders full of women" became at the second one.
Action film writer David Ayer, who penned such scripts as Training Day, starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke and the original Fast and the Furious with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, is forging ahead in his comparatively young directing career with the new action-packed End of Watch, a crime drama in which cops Jake Gyllenhaal, 31, and Michael Pena, 36, inadvertently get mixed up with a vicious Los Angeles cartel and find themselves quickly outmatched and marked for death.
The Fast and the Furious franchise has proved to be profitable one to the point where the next installment is fully prepared (and more importantly able to pay for the involvement Jason Statham. The formula for F&F’s success is simple: adrenaline soaked car chases, complete with dramatic shots of gears shifting, pistons firing and rising tachometers, and occasionally the hot bod.
Thor, the latest comic book adaptation starring Chris Hemworth and Natalie Portman, took the top box office spot this past weekend grossing $66 million on its opening weekend. Thor’s mighty hammer was strong enough to knock Fast Five out of its top position from last weekend.
Fast Five, the latest installment of The Fast and the Furious series starring Vin Diesel, pictured, and Paul Walker, grossed a whopping $83.6 million on opening weekend, breaking Rio’s winning streak by knocking it out of the top spot.