To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the original Rob Cohen-directed “The Fast and the Furious,” Universal Pictures announced today it will re-release the film in a limited nationwide theatrical run on Wednesday, June 22nd.
Series producer Neal H. Moritz says in a statement: “All of us who make the Fast and Furious movies know we are part of a family that spreads all around the world, and we are happy to invite our fans to revisit where it all began back on the big screen. While we are hard at work making number eight, we are thankful to take this moment and celebrate the original that started us off.”
“The Fast and the Furious” was released June 22nd 2001, igniting one of the most popular global film franchises ever with seven films generating around $3.9 billion in box-office. The eighth chapter is currently filming and is scheduled for release on April 14th 2017.
Source: Universal Pictures