John Cena promises 'Fast & Furious 9' will answer franchise questions

John Cena as Jakob Toretto (Credit: Universal)
John Cena as Jakob Toretto (Credit: Universal)

John Cena has provided a tantalising update on Fast & Furious 9, saying that fans of the franchise will have their questions answered by the blockbuster.

Cena made the admission during his recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, promising that Fast 9 isn’t just going to astound viewers with its action and set pieces.

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“Everybody knows Fast is going to kill it when it comes to action,” Cena proclaimed. “The thing I love about Fast 9 is people are going to see it weave that legacy together. It's not nearly 'What is Fast gonna do next for action;' it is action on the edge of your seat, but story.”

It was at this point that the former wrestler promised that the film will deliver, especially when it comes to questions that previous films have left lingering.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1327A -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor John Cena during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 29, 2020 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
John Cena with Jimmy Fallon last September. (Getty Images)

“If you're a fan of the franchise, you get questions answered, you get new questions you can develop, it's another foothold to the narrative. That's the stuff that I love.”

The biggest question that fans have been asking about Fast & Furious 9 regards the return of Sung Kang’s Han Lue, a former member of Dominic Toretto’s crew who was believed to have been killed by Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw.

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Shaw’s repeated inclusion in the Fast & Furious franchise, which saw him become a member of the crew in The Fate Of The Furious and get his own spin-off in the shape of Hobbs & Shaw, left many viewers furious.

We’ll finally get to see how Fast & Furious 9 deals with the return of Han when it is released on May 28, 2021.