x fast hits theaters everywhere tomorrow and premieres in the US later today, but the latest installment in the beloved franchise has already made money internationally. The film, which should be the penultimate film in the long saga (or is it?), is currently receiving lackluster reviews from critics. Currently, the film is up on Rotten Tomatoes with a 57% critics score. ComicBook.comSpencer Perry gave the film a 2.5 out of 5 and called it “bloated”. However, the film should make decent money at the box office. According to the deadline, x fast has already earned $32.9 million in Wednesday previews overseas.
x fast opened in 12 markets on Wednesday in addition to 38 other preview markets. The film opened at number one in every market, including China, France, Germany, and Korea. Yesterday, the film earned $18.4 million in China and Korea, $2.1 million in Mexico, $1.8 million in France, $1.5 million in Germany and $1.4 million in dollars in Indonesia.
In China, x fast‘s Wednesday came in 57% below Fast & Furious Gifts: Hobbs & Shaw and 68% below F9. However, Deadline notes that these films opened on weekends and in “a different climate in China”. Deadline writes: “Although China has been a huge market for fast furious franchise, it’s still a swing here given the recent uncertainties.” This weekend, x fast is expected to open in 84 overseas markets. Overall, x fast It follows a $300 million global opening.
who plays in x fast?
In addition to Diesel, the franchise’s returning cast in x fast include Michelle Rodriguez, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren, Jason Statham, John Cena and Scott Eastwood. Franchise newcomers include Aquamanis Jason Momoa and Captain Marvelby Brie Larson as well as The Suicide Squadby Daniela Melchior and Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno. Diesel twice guardians of the galaxy co-star Michael Rooker, who appeared as old family friend Toretto Buddy in F9confirmed last year that he will reprise his role in x fast.
Who directs x fast?
x fastThe production of hit a snag early on when director Justin Lin left the project due to a reported “major disagreement” with Diesel. Lin ended up being replaced by Louis Leterrier who is best known for directing The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Now you see me (2013). It was recently revealed that Leterrier would return to lead the eleventh film as well. ComicBook.com had the chance to chat with Leterrier at x fast the trailer launched earlier this year, and he talked about joining the franchise for its tenth installment and making things his own.
“Well, it was important for me to bring my flair,” explained Leterrier. “My flair is reality, it’s physics, it’s bringing the actors into the action, never separating action, storytelling and emotion. Everything does a little to stir the pot and bring all the world in this controlled chaos.”
x fast speeds up in theaters on May 19.
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