Tyrese On ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Super Bowl Preview: “It’s Going To Change The Franchise”
If the five previous Fast and Furious films can be used as a gauge for what’s down the road, Fast & Furious 6 will be crashing the Super Bowl with muscle cars, mini skirts and, undoubtably, catch phrases. The debut trailer for the popular franchise’s latest will air during halftime and Tyrese Gibson promises a game changer.
“The fans for the first time will get a real sense of the magnitude of this movie,” Tyrese told Radio.com. “It’s the biggest one we did so far, [it’s]crazy. It’s the proudest one we did so far. The success of Fast Five created a different pressure we’ve never felt because it [Five] was the most successful.”
The fifth of the franchise collected $86 million at the box office during the opening weekend in 2011.
Fans are already getting suped-up for the trailer which is set to debut during the Super Bowl (February 3). Tyrese isn’t the only cast member helping to build anticipation.
“Just watched our FAST & FURIOUS 6 Super Bowl commercial,” tweeted Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “Holy Sh*t. We took it next level. #TheBeastKnownAsHOBBS”
Fast & Furious 6 features the return of cast members The Rock, Vin Diesel. Paul Walker, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. Fans can bet there will be a grand plan and colorful car chases. But this time, tracker Luke Hobbs (Johnson) will work along with heist master Dom (Diesel) in order to stop a crew of mercenary killers.
Tyrese promises the new turns will be a hit for fans.
“We have some surprises up our sleeve toward the end of the movie,” he said. “It’s going to be the biggest cliff hanger you’ve seen in your life. It is going to change the franchise.”
The popular Fast and Furious franchise kicked off with in 1995 with The Fast and the Furious. Tyrese was introdiuced to the series on the sequel, 2 Fast 2 Furious, which hit theaters in 2003.
The Justin Lin-directed Fast & Furious 6 will hit theaters May 24, 2013. –Erik Parker, Radio.com