Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are strapping back into the “Fast & Furious” franchise, with franchise star Vin Diesel saying Monday that the two Oscar-winning actresses are on set for “Fast & Furious 9.”The ninth entry is currently filming in London, and Diesel teased the new cast additions in an Instagram post.“We’ve got a lot of the original cast here, including Oscar winners like Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren, including John Cena, who I believe is going to completely shine in this movie,” Diesel said.Also Read: 'Hobbs & Shaw' Trailer Pits Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham Against 'Black Superman' Idris Elba (Video)Cena was previously reported as the newest addition to the all-star action cast for “Fast & Furious 9,” but Theron and Mirren making their returns comes as a surprise. Theron joined the franchise during 2017’s “Fate of the Furious” as the cyberterrorist Cipher, who managed to get Dom (Diesel) to betray his family and do her bidding.Mirren also made a cameo in that film as the mother to Deckard (Jason Statham) and Owen Shaw (Luke Evans), and she’ll also have a more prominent role in the “Fast & Furious” spinoff “Hobbs and Shaw” arriving later this summer.Diesel also accidentally mispronounced John Cena’s name as John “Senna,” noting his mistake in his Instagram post.Also Read: Tyrese Gibson in Talks to Join Jared Leto in Sony Marvel Movie 'Morbius'Justin Lin is also returning to the franchise to direct “Fast & Furious 9” from a script by Dan Casey, which will speed into theaters on May 22, 2020.Check out Diesel’s Instagram video below:View this post on Instagram Week 3! The world’s saga… it’s CENA not SENNA Vin. Haha. All love, always. Fast92020 Fatherhood GratefulVin PaMiGenteA post shared by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Jul 8, 2019 at 5:09am PDTRead original story Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren to Return for ‘Fast & Furious 9,’ Vin Diesel Says At TheWrap
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