The fast furious the franchise has grown to its penultimate film, x fast since the beginning of The fast and the furious at the start of the 21st century. As the adventure of Dominic Toretto and his crew gradually draws nearer to the end, the pent-up anticipation that has run through the veins of the fandom for a very long time seems to have been dealt with justice by the franchise’s studio. Universal has approved an unprecedented budget for the film that will define a Hollywood hit in an age of superhero movies, musical biopics and horror movies.
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x fast Budget increased to $340 million by Universal
Among a few of the many causes that contributed to the rise of the film from the semi-final of the fast furious The franchise’s epic 21-year saga is global inflation, COVID-19, and an increase in actor pay. In an exclusive report by The envelopeit was revealed that inflation has led to increased budget costs during filming and production and in addition to having to pay the entire cast of the film for the extended shoot, Universal also has to bear the costs of security protocols pandemic, including mandatory testing requirements.
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While it’s nothing new for a film’s budget to cross first reports, it’s striking when you consider the genre of film involved and the reception the franchise has received. The superhero industry is notorious for its exorbitant production costs, particularly due to the heavy influence of CGI and VFX and its practice of casting multiple Hollywood A-listers at once. x fast in this regard, it may not need to consider CGI or even rely heavily on visual effects, but it has an incredibly spectacular cast that includes some of contemporary Hollywood’s most famous stars.
In addition, F9: the fast saga has already reached an all-time high in franchise history with its incredibly over-the-top plot where the crew finally lands in space. fast furious began in the back alley race tracks and streets of Los Angeles, and after the incredible success of the first film, its subsequent sequels have only grown bigger in terms of plot and overall story. After battling international terrorism and literally proving the sky is the limit, it will be interesting to see what the ending has in store for Dom and his family that justifies an overall budget of $340 million.
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Fans ridicule the $340 million overall budget of x fast
As Dominic Toretto’s story draws to a close, franchise drifters have ironed out the splintered ends that seem to love resurrecting its “dead” characters. The plot of x fast could also feature startling revelations and adrenaline-fueled storylines. Additionally, franchise frontman Vin Diesel highlighted the x fast plot saying,
“Just wait 10. Let’s just say the fact that you know the studio says we can’t cover all this ground that needs to be covered in one movie, you can only imagine what’s to come.”
However, all the controversies and speculations that have surrounded the fast furious franchise, especially since Dwayne Johnson’s exit, have failed in light of this new budget report. Fans have grown increasingly cynical about the franchise in recent years and after. F9comic blunder, the Twitter crowd gathered to jointly ridicule the x fast budget.
#FastX the budget has increased to 340 million dollars 😳
—CultureCrave 🍿 (@CultureCrave) November 17, 2022
can’t put a price tag on the family
— n (@ceokimjisoos) November 17, 2022
— Slade (@_DontAtMee_) November 17, 2022
$280 million went on that stage alone…. I’m still waiting for Vin to record the word “family” 76 times for this scene. pic.twitter.com/DuffRjKYGm
— Rob G 009 🥚 (@shearersbuddy) November 17, 2022
They must first recruit Goku and teach him family values for the final movie when they fight Godzilla
— MyTimeToBurnInHell (@DababyKassidi) November 17, 2022
I’m convinced this is a money laundering scheme, because who else is following this series?
— Rezyan (@Ressy_an) November 17, 2022
Who knows where the future might lead….😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/9nXBUdEGPL
— DukeofDiscussion (@DukeofDiscussion1) November 17, 2022
The fast furious The franchise’s ambitious foray into expansive and colorful storylines has arguably been the most controversial part of the film series’ unprecedented success. While the era of Vin Diesel and Paul Walker overcoming their dislike for each other to become brothers portrays an essence of simplicity and comfort, explosive heists, government conspiracies, espionage and sabotage have called on fans who find an affinity in the unrealistic and escapist. themes from the latest movies.
It seems that if the two-part conclusion of the fast furious franchise tries to return to the good old days, it could be just as successful for its tributary nostalgia as if it stuck to its current high-octane adrenaline-fueled drama.
x fast world premieres on January 1, 2023.
Source: The Envelope