2021 Dodge Charger Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody to Star in F9
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The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Will Star in "Fast & Furious 9"

The first big action movie since the pandemic will be released June 25. "F9" will feature one of the fastest cars ever mass produced.
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After a year of pandemic closures, the big summer movie blockbusters are starting to hit theaters. “F9”, the ninth installment of the popular, action-packed Fast & Furious movies will roar into theaters on June 25th. The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody will be one of the featured vehicles along with Dom Toretto's (Vin Diesel’s character) vintage 1960 classic Dodge Charger. The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat produces over 700 horsepower.

A sixty-second advertisement called “Superpower” featuring the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and other Dodge vehicles is already running to promote the film. The latest installment finds Dom Toretto and his crew trying to stop an assassin. The assassin and high-performance driver turns out to be Dom’s brother, Jakob (played by John Cena).

Superpower "F9" Promo

“Dodge vehicles have played a pivotal role in the ‘Fast’ saga, helping to fuel this incredible franchise for nearly two decades,” said Olivier Francois, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Stellantis. “Since the beginning, Universal Pictures has shown its commitment to our partnership by creating stories where some of the world’s most iconic and significant performance vehicles become beloved characters and an important part of the ‘Fast’ family.”

“’Fast & Furious’ heroes don’t wear capes, they drive muscle cars,” said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge Brand Chief Executive Officer – Stellantis. “With Dodge, horsepower is our superpower, and Dodge and the Brotherhood of Muscle have become central characters in the enduring ‘Fast & Furious’ family, racing high-octane joy to generations of performance enthusiasts and cementing America’s muscle car brand as a key component of this iconic film franchise.”

"F9" Features Grammy and Oscar Winning Stars

The “Fast & Furious” brand has endured for two decades and has earned more than $5 billion around the globe. Besides John Cena, “F9” also introduces Cardi B as a new character, named Leysa. The film also features Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster and Sung Kang. Other stars include Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell and Charlize Theron.

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