2017 has been a great year for cinema but it’s also seen some massive movie mistakes. Even the biggest, most expensive Hollywood blockbusters have fallen prey to the curse of the film howlers, so with help from our pals at MovieMistakes.com here are some of the biggest on screen gaffes of of the last 12 months. Read more The best Christmas movies to stream Franchises that jumped the shark in 2017 The weirdest movie trends of 2017
A new 'F&F' feud brews, as Gibson suggests The Rock may skip the next instalment in favour of spin-off movie with Jason Statham.
The Fate of the Furious, as Fast and the Furious 8 is also known, has topped box office charts and smashed international records. Fronted by Vin Diesel, who plays Domonic Toretto and Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs, the instalment took three-day takings of $190m (£151m) in China. The actor questioned the professionalism of a mystery leading figure in the movie, widely tipped to have been Diesel, 49.
Report claims Diesel demanded the removal of a scene hinting at future adventures for Johnson and Statham.
The 'Fast & Furious' frontman says reports of on-set conflict may have been "blown out of proportion," and stresses "I protect Dwayne more than he'll ever know."
Between spending seemingly half his life in the gym and the rest on a film set, you may wonder just when Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets any sleep. Our guess is… never. As the 44 year-old wrestler-turned-blockbuster machine signs on to star in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise,’ we take a look at the long list of other projects The Rock has cooking. (Sorry.)
UK audiences will be watching a slightly different version of ‘Fast and Furious 8’ – known as ‘The Fate of the Furious’ in the US – because it was too violent to secure a 12A certificate. “This film was originally seen for advice,” they stated. Considering that the scene made it into the final film, it’s likely that the cut simply reduced the level of violence portrayed on screen, shifting the focus elsewhere.
The ongoing feud between Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson has resulted in the pair being kept apart for the press tour for ‘Fast & Furious 8’. The film’s studio Universal is said to have been playing down any animosity between the two action stars in the lead up to the film’s release in April.
With “Beauty and the Beast” locking in the first $100+ million opening at the box office in 2017, it is expected to soon be joined by “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth film in Universal’s unstoppable “Fast & Furious” franchise. Early trackers project an opening weekend for “Fate” somewhere between $110-120 million. If it exceeds those expectations — which it is likely to do given the star power of its lead men, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel — it would find itself in the same ballpark as the $135 million opening that “Fast & Furious 6” made in 2013.
It may still be early in 2017 but we think we have a contender for the best movie insult of the year.
The unstoppable ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise is going on tour. Universal Pictures has just announced ‘Fast and Furious Live’, an all new global live-arena tour that promises to bring to life “the physics-defying stunts that have defined the eight-film franchise”. The show will hit the road in January 2018 and will feature the cars of the films performing death-defying stunts in live arenas across the globe, with help the company behind ‘Top Gear Live’, Brand Events.