Diesel and director James Wan added a lengthy tribute to Walker at the end of the film, and to finish it, Walker's brothers Caleb and Cody stood in for their brother. The two drive together to a beach, and rekindle their romance. After hiding out in Mexico, fugitive and ex-convict hijacker Dom is working with his new partners, Tego and Leo, to plan a new hijacking. Adria Carrasco also appears as Rubia, Rico's aunt. The next day they take a romantic drive to the beach and re kindle their romance. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. The train was nowhere near hitting the cars, despite how death-defying the scene looks -- because the portion with the cars was shot separately from the portion with the train, and the two elements were combined in post-production.
Next they have to break Leo out of prison. Lin wanted to angle the franchise more toward action and away from a straight car-culture movie, in order to open it up to a wider audience. Han goes outside to see working on his car, before they both go inside to enjoy a meal with the entire family. When Dominic Toretto is informed that his beloved Letty was assassinated, he returns to Los Angeles to find the murderer. Afterward, Brian finds himself on the run, racing across the country to earn money before landing in Miami.
There is a gas shortage in the Dominican Republic and they meet with a politician that is going to make it possible to obtain the gas the town needs. They drive him back to Rico's house, where his aunt Rubia is struggling to keep up with her gas bills. Dom calls upon the assistance of Han from the spin-off film Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift. The next day, they take a romantic drive to a remote beach and re-kindle their romance prior to their next job. Dom calls upon the assistance of Han from the spin-off film Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift. So Edwin was rewritten to be Tej, and Ludacris would become a franchise mainstay. .
No spoilers cause this just sets up the beginning of the next movie. Dom discovers that Letty was working as a courier for Braga when she was killed and he decides to join his gang to find the killer. Diesel's departure from the project led to the script that was made, featuring Tyrese Gibson as Brian's boyhood friend, Roman Pearce. It reframes the job as a Robin Hood-esque caper, in which Dom and his buds steal the gas to give to people they know who desperately need the fuel. Dom is working with his new partners Tego and Leo, you might remember them more from Fast5.
Dom leaves with Letty of course. After that, Cohen sought out a race in Los Angeles, and after seeing it, was inspired to do the movie. Rico Santos, meanwhile, encounters difficulty in locating gas in order to get home on time for dinner. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be , , or. Honestly after seeing 2fast and parts of Tokyo drift I was ready to call this franchise a dud, but Vin Diesels return resurrected it, Fast 5 being my favorite.
You get to see a very tender part of Dom and Letty's relationship. It was released on July 28, 2009. The filmmakers achieved those shots with real vaults, but not while it was being pulled. There is a gasoline shortage in the Dominican Republic and they meet with a corrupt politician that is going to make it possible to obtain the gas the town needs. The article detailed the New York street racing scene.
Skydivers had to follow the cars out to get the shot. Meanwhile, Walker's character Brian is retired in the movie to live his life with Dom's sister, Mia. It is the second short film in franchise, and stars Diesel, , , and. Dom calls upon the assistance of Han from the spin-off film Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift. Ridiculous as it might sound, the filmmakers did, in fact, drop a bunch of cars out of a plane to film the scene. That was a mock-up fit around a truck that could be driven to give the illusion the cars were pulling it. Diesel said it was a fan suggestion that led him and Justin Lin to reach out to The Rock for the part instead.
Dominic, Cara, and Han later head to a nightclub to meet with corrupt local politician Elvis, who is able to arrange for the robbery to take place on a highway the following morning. After managing to break Leo out of prison and finalizing the plan with Rico, Dominic is surprised by the arrival of Letty Ortiz. After two movies in the franchise, Universal was slow about wanting to do a third even though Diesel wanted the sequel. Next they have to break Leo out of prison so he can join their crew. Director John Singleton said talks with Ja Rule broke down, so he called up Ludacris, who was excited for the role.
Their lives entwine substantiating their friendship and Brian dates Mia Toretto again. Diesel said in an interview with that his view for sequels in the franchise was that there should be a long-term story plan in place, so the three movies have something of an arc. This short story sets up the heist that is at the beginning of the fourth Fast and Furious film, the one where they hijack the fuel tanker road truck in the Dominican Republic. Morgan made the story focus on an intricate heist in order to open up more angles for future films. Universal eventually agreed to give Corman the rights to some Universal stock footage in exchange for the rights to the title.
The filmmakers used special effects and old footage of Paul to digitally add his face to his brothers' body for certain shots, particularly in the tribute scene. Ja Rule was set to reprise his role as racer Edwin from the first film, and would have had a starring role in the movie after Vin Diesel exited. But they need to find the true identity of Braga. Next they have to break Leo out of prison so he can join their crew. First Dom calls upon the assistance of Han. Dom leaves with Letty of course.