John Cena Officially Joins ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Vin Diesel teased about John Cena’s casting in the ninth installment of Fast & Furious back in April on Instagram, and Universal officially confirmed Friday that the Blockers actor is a lock.

Cena’s character is under wraps, the only word coming to us is that he plays “a badass.” Dwayne Johnson, we hear, will not be in Fast & Furious 9.

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Dan Casey is writing the screenplay from a story by Justin Lin. Production starts later this month for a May 22, 2020 release.

Diesel is producing through his One Race Films and Lin for Perfect Storm Entertainment.

Cena is repped by ICM Partners.

Here’s Diesel’s original Instagram:

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Thank you Pablo.

A post shared by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Apr 25, 2019 at 5:14pm PDT

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