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Here's How Ludacris Feels About 'Fast & Furious' Franchise Ending

Ludacris is opening up about the Fast & Furious franchise ending its long run.

The -year-old actor and musician played Tej Parker in the movies, starting with 2 Fast 2 Furious.

During a virtual interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with guest host Tiffany Haddish, Ludacris revealed he’s not all that sad.

“Man, they just announced that. We’re gonna end on 10 and 11,” he shared. “Me personally, I thought we were going to end on 10. But I’m not at all sad about it.”

Ludacris added his reason: “‘Cause you gotta think about it: I came out in 2 Fast 2 Furious, we never knew we were gonna get a call back for [Fast & Furious] 5. Now I been in 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. And now they’re telling me there’s gonna be two more? I’m happy!”

The news about the final movies came just a month ago.

According to Deadline, the final two movies will focus on a big story focused on Vin Diesel‘s character, Dominic.

'Fast & Furious' Series Will End with 11th Movie, Justin Lin In Talks to Direct Final Two Movies

The Fast & Furious series will be coming to an end.

It was just announced that Universal Pictures is planning on ending the franchise after an 11th movie, according to Deadline.

F9, the ninth movie in the series, will be released in theaters in 2021 after a delay of a full year due to the pandemic. This is the fifth movie in the franchise directed by Justin Lin and he’s in talks to direct the 10th and 11th movies as well.

Deadline says that “it seems likely they will tell a big story over two films that will focus on franchise patriarch Vin Diesel” and you can expect franchise stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Sung Kang to return.

The nine movies in the franchise, including the Hobbs & Shaw spinoff, have grossed around $5.7 billion worldwide.

'F9,' the Ninth Fast & Furious Movie, Delayed Again After Bond Movie Books Same Date

F9, the upcoming ninth movie in the Fast & Furious franchise, has been delayed again by almost two more months.

The film was originally scheduled to be released on May 22, 2020, but Universal Pictures had to delay the release due to the pandemic. The movie was then given an April 2, 2021 release date.

Now, the movie has been delayed again to May 28, 2021, which is Memorial Day weekend.

The news was announced just two hours after MGM revealed that the next Bond movie, No Time to Die, had been pushed back from November 2020 to April 2. It’s definitely not good to have two major movies out on the same day!

Vin Diesel returns for the new movie alongside Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, and Ludacris, as well as Oscar winners Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren.

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Michelle Rodriguez Confirms 'F9' Is Heading to Space!

Michelle Rodriguez is talking Fast & Furious!

The 42-year-old actress made an appearance on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show, hosted by SiriusXM’s Chief Entertainment Anchor Jess Cagle and co-host Julia Cunningham.

When asked if she was heading to space with Ludacris, who also teased the space venture in the upcoming sequel, she said “Oh, no way. How did you guys find that out? See what happens? People start talking behind the scenes, man. When a movie doesn’t come out and forget about it, things get out. Nobody was supposed to know that!”

“Oh, well, no, I’m not, I’m not, I’m not lucky enough to hit space, but we did get a female writer and showed a lot of love, I think, on this one. Thanks to, you know, thanks to Justin Lin. We were able to, to find a little bit more attention and love for the girls in the movie. And so I’m really hopeful that that, that shows through in the final product,” she continued to explain.

“My necessity to have a female writer was just really more about candor. I think of that a lot of the boys just always like one dimensionalized all the females. So it’s like, if Mia is on screen, they’ll think, ‘Oh, she’s the mother of the kid with the Paul Walker character. So we need to stick to the motherly stuff whenever she speaks’ or they’ll be like, ‘Oh, look, we have Natalie, she’s the amazing young, sexy creature, a new, so like let’s always have the boys hitting on her,’” she said.

“Um, or like with me, ‘Oh yeah, the Michelle Letty character. She’s always like, you know, alpha and angry and ready to kick some ass. So like, let’s just make her angry every time she’s on screen’ and it just doesn’t work. It’s not natural. And I think that you need a female voice to understand that.”

Find out what Ludacris revealed!

Ludacris Suggests 'Fast & Furious' Might Be Heading to Space!

The Fast & Furious franchise might be blasting off to new heights.

Ludacris made an appearance on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show on Thursday (July 9).

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During the appearance, Ludacris seemingly hinted that the next installment of the hit franchise – F9 – will be heading into outer space.

Co-host Julia Cunningham said she was trying to think of how the series could keep topping itself with bigger, more ambitious plot scenarios, and named space as one option.

“I will say that you are very intuitive, because you said something right, but I’m not going to give it away,” he hinted.

When she asked to confirm whether it was space, he simply covered his mouth and pretended he couldn’t say anything.

“I don’t know. I don’t know what you said,” he went on to tease.

“I will say — what’s the best way to answer this? — you’ll have to wait and see. Listen, as long as the stakes were set up correctly, then I’m down for whatever,” series screenwriter Chris Morgan previously said of the same scenario.

F9 was supposed to be released on May 22, but has been pushed to April 2, 2021 amid the pandemic.

This star was in an earlier installment of the series, but her head was cut out!

Chrissy Teigen's Body Is in 'Fast & Furious 3,' But Her Head Was Cut Out

Chrissy Teigen revealed this week that she had a role in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, but her head was cut out of the movie!

The 2006 film was the third movie in the franchise and Chrissy was picked out of 200 people to be “girl getting out of car.” While her body made the cut, her head was cropped out.

“My boobs are in fast and the furious Tokyo drift. I sat on the floor with 200 people in a parking garage in downtown la. They pulled me to be ‘girl getting out of car’ and the shot ended up cutting off at my face as they panned up my body. Lmao,” Chrissy tweeted.

She added, “can someone find it? I dont wanna have to watch it but its a parking garage scene and I believe the boobs are in a pink bra.”

Luckily, someone did find it!

Last week, Chrissy took to social media to post a rare thirst trap pic.

Dwayne Johnson Reveals a 'Hobbs & Shaw' Sequel Is Being Developed!

Dwayne Johnson has some good news for fans of the Fast & Furious franchise and specifically those who love the characters Hobbs and Shaw.

After the success of last year’s spin-off movie Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Dwayne says a sequel is in the works!

Dwayne reunited with Jason Statham for the action-packed movie, which also starred Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby. The film grossed $759 million worldwide.

“We are developing now the next film, and I’m pretty excited about it,” Dwayne said during an Instagram Live Q&A, according to Empire. “We just gotta figure out the creative right now, and the direction we’re going to go.”

F9, the upcoming ninth movie in the Fast franchise, was supposed to be released this spring, but now it has been pushed back to April 2021 due to the health crisis.