Quick X keeps accelerating production, with Rita Moreno contributed to the cast as the granny of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel). Diesel shared the news on his individual Instagram account, highlighting how he feels “blessed” for having the ability to deal with the Hollywood legend.

In the statement video, Diesel informs fans of the Quick and Furious franchise that Moreno has actually signed up with the upcoming follow up as his granny, a truth that “makes [his] soul smile.” In the video, Diesel is sitting best beside co-star Michelle Rodriguez and Moreno herself, who states she was simply waiting on an invite to leap aboard the multimillionaire franchise.

Moreno sure is one hell of an addition to the franchise. The star is among the only 24 people in movie theater history to be granted Academy, Emmy, and Tony awards for acting, with a Grammy Award on top of whatever to show she’s really a gifted artist. Moreno became part of both West Side Stories movies, HBO’s Oz, and Where in the world Is Carmen Sandiego? The Puerto Rican icon was likewise just recently part of the voice cast of Maya and the 3.

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As repeating Quick & Furious star Tyrese Gibson exposed, Quick X will expand Doms (Diesel) backstory. In the last movie, F9, the leader of the Quick Household needed to deal with some ghosts of the past, as his bro (John Cena) returned to challenge him for the position of supreme action man. Now that we understand Quick X includes Doms granny, it appears like the highly-anticipated follow up will broaden the Toretto household much more.

While the plot of Quick X is being kept under covers, the follow up will be the very first part of a 2-movie story that’ll supposedly end the franchise. Quick X will star Jason Momoa as the movie’s primary bad guy, yet another big superhero star who gets included with the franchise after Wonder Lady’s Gal Gadot and Peacemaker’s John Cena. Quick X has actually likewise gotten another member of James Gunns The Suicide Team by including Daniela Melchior to the cast. Lastly, the beginners’ cast likewise consists of Brie Larson, presently Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Alan Ritchson. Returning cast members consist of Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Charlize Theron, and just recently revealed Scott Eastwood.

After co-writing and directing F9, Justin Li was set to helm both parts of the Quick Household last experience. Nevertheless, after disputes on set, Lin gave up the director’s chair, being changed by Louis Leterrier (The Amazing Hulk)

Quick X will drive into theaters on May 19, 2023. Take a look at Diesel’s initial post listed below.