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'Fast & Furious 9' Pushes Back Release Date By a Year Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

'Fast & Furious 9' Pushes Back Release Date By a Year Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

F9 is now being pushed back by a year amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

The ninth film in the Fast & The Furious franchise, which was originally scheduled to be released on May 22, will now be opening on April 2, 2021, the movie announced on Thursday (March 12).

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“This was a hard decision for Universal to make, but one that is the best economically for the film in the long run given how China is a linchpin market to the franchise,” Deadline reported.

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