Cardi B joins the cast of “Fast & Furious”

Letty (MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ) connects with Dom (VIN DIESEL)

The rapper who made her big-screen acting debut in “Hustlers,” a film based-on-a-true-story tale of strippers who turn the tables on their customers is back on the big screen. Cardi B, who is known for her aggressive flow and candid lyrics will be joining the cast of “F9″ as new franchise character Leysa, a woman with a connection to Dom’s past, and a cameo by Reggaeton sensation Ozuna.

Grammy Award winner Cardi B joins F9.- courtesy of Royalty Image

“F9″ sees the return of Justin Lin as director, who helmed the third, fourth, fifth and sixth chapters of the Fast & Furious Saga series when it transformed into a global blockbuster. This time, the action hurtles around the globe—from London to Tokyo, from Central America to Edinburgh, and from a secret bunker in Azerbaijan to the teeming streets of Tbilisi.

Vin Diesel

In the latest offering, Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto is now leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most. His crew joins together to stop a world-shattering plot led by the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered: a man who also happens to be Dom’s forsaken brother, Jakob (John Cena, the upcoming The Suicide Squad).

F9 sees the return of Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Chris Ludacris Bridges

The film stars returning cast members Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster and Sung Kang, with Oscar winner Helen Mirren, with Kurt Russell and Oscar winner Charlize Theron.

Check out the trailer below of “F9″ which releases in theaters June 25.

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

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