‘Fast & Furious 9' release pushed back a year to 2020

Posted at 6:46 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 18:46:47-04

The “Fast and the Furious” team is putting the brakes on the ninth installment in the franchise. Universal Pictures said Wednesday that the film’s release will move back a year to April 10, 2020.

It was originally set for release in April 2019. The studio did not offer a reason for the shift.

The latest film in the action series, “The Fate of the Furious,” came out earlier this year and went on to gross around $1.2 billion worldwide.

The franchise has earned more than $5 billion worldwide to date.

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