9 Interesting Facts About Fast & Furious

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Entering its 14th year, the seventh instalment of the fast-car series is proof that the franchise is still going strong. To celebrate Furious Seven success, we've got 9 facts you need to know about Fast and Furious.


1
Han Seoul-Oh's death in the third film means that Furious 7 is a direct sequel to The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

2
Vin Diesel only agreed to make a cameo at the end of The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift in exchange for ownership rights of the Chronicles of Riddick franchise.

3
Rodriguez had no idea her character was still alive until she saw the twist ending during a screening of Fast Five.

4
The Skyline GT-R featured in 2 Fast 2 Furious was actually Paul Walker's own car.

5
Rio de Janeiro's car chase scenes in Fast Five were actually shot in Puerto Rico.

6
It's estimated that the runway in Fast and Furious 6 had to be 28.829 miles long in order to accommodate the whole scene.

7
In Fast Five, more than 200 cars were completely destroyed in the making of the heist scene.

8
Racing driver Keiichi Tsuchiya, who is famously known as Japan’s Drift King, makes a brief cameo in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

9
Before the late Paul Walker was cast as Brian O'Conner, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg, and Eminem we all considered for the part.