Fans will be excited to know that “The Fate of the Furious” has a release date of April 13. MovieTickets has already started selling tickets through its official website. Ever since “The Fast and the Furious” debuted in 2001, the car-centered franchise became a smashing success. The last three films, “Fast Five,” “Fast & Furious 6” and “Furious 7” collectively grossed over $15 billion worldwide, with expectations high for this next installment, “The Fate of the Furious.”

Development and cast of the film

Director F. Gary Gray announced his plan to develop “The Fate of the Furious” immediately after the success of “Furious 7.” This American film is written by Chris Morgan, and the eighth installment in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise.

The filmmaker confirmed vin diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, and Nathalie Emmanuel for the lead roles. There are rumors that Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are playing the supporting characters, but nothing is confirmed.

According to the Daily Republic, preparations for the film began under the supervision of producer Neal H. Moritz. The film will introduce a number of new characters, including Charlize Theron, Scott Eastwood and Kristofer Hivju.

Teaser trailers of 'The Fate of the Furious'

More than three teaser trailers have been released, creating excitement among fans. Chris Morgan rose to prominence with the success of “Straight Outta Compton.” Morgan uploaded a new movie poster on his official Twitter account, and it looks like Vin Diesel is arguing with Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

Budget of the project and release date

As “The Fate of the Furious” is releasing tomorrow in China, the US, India, and Europe, marketing of the film is almost finished. The director aims to release the movie in 64 territories worldwide, including the major markets of Japan, America, and Canada. Like its predecessors, “The Fate of the Furious” is made with an approximate budget of $200 million. Neal H. Moritz is expecting to earn up to $400 million during opening weekend. Judging by the franchise's previous success, this looks to be a safe bet.