John Cena joins Fast & Furious 9 cast, calls it ‘an incredible honour’

Updated on Jun 08, 2019 07:56 PM IST

John Cena announced that he has joined the Fast and Furious franchise and will star opposite veterans Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez.

Actor John Cena speaks on stage during the CinemaCon Paramount Pictures Exclusive Presentation at the Colosseum Caesars Palace on April 4, 2019.(AFP)
Actor John Cena speaks on stage during the CinemaCon Paramount Pictures Exclusive Presentation at the Colosseum Caesars Palace on April 4, 2019.(AFP)
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WWE wrestler-turned-actor John Cena is the latest addition to the cast of Fast & Furious 9.

Cena, 42, took to Twitter to announce the news that he has joined the franchise and will star opposite veterans Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, both of whom are reprising their roles as Dom Toretto and Letty Ortiz.

“For nearly 20 years, the Fast Franchise has entertained fans and created some of the biggest cinematic moments in history. It’s an incredible honour to join this franchise and this family,” he wrote. 

Details about Cena’s role are being kept under wraps. Fast & Furious 9 is set for a May 2020 release.

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(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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