History Trivia / TheFastAndTheFurious

11th Jun '16 2:02:23 PM DontKillBugs
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** At the end of ''6'', there is an exchange between Roman (Tyreese Gibson) and Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) at the Toretto home. Roman says, "Hey Mia, better hide your baby oil!" to which Hobbs responds, "...You better hide that big-ass forehead!" The latter line was unscripted, and the delivery caused Tej (Chris Bridges) to spit out his beer in laughter. This take was used in the final cut.

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** At the end of ''6'', there is an exchange between Roman (Tyreese (Tyrese Gibson) and Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) at the Toretto home. Roman says, "Hey Mia, better hide your baby oil!" to which Hobbs responds, "...You better hide that big-ass forehead!" The latter line was unscripted, and the delivery caused Tej (Chris Bridges) to spit out his beer in laughter. This take was used in the final cut.



** The song that plays in ''Furious 7'''s final scene, "See You Again", was originally supposed to be sung by Music/SamSmith rather than Charlie Puth.

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** The song that plays in ''Furious 7'''s final scene, "See You Again", was originally supposed to be sung by Music/SamSmith rather than Charlie Puth.Puth.
** Deckard Shaw was originally to be named Ian Shaw. This was changed to avoid confusion with his similarly-named brother, Owen Shaw.
9th Jun '16 10:45:20 PM Dimas28
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*** The trope is even more in effect in ''Furious 7'', which finally gets to the timeline of ''Tokyo Drift''. Lucas Black, now 32, returns to play his unaged character (Nathalie Kelley and Bow Wow appear through archive footage only).

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*** The trope is even more in effect in ''Furious 7'', which finally gets to the timeline of ''Tokyo Drift''. Lucas Black, now 32, returns returned to play his unaged character (Nathalie Kelley and Bow Wow appear appeared through archive footage only).



** Sung Kang was 39, 36 and 34 respectively when filming ''Fast Five'', ''Fast and Furious'' and ''Tokyo Drift''. Granted, we wouldn't be able to pinpoint Han's actual age in the films, but it's freaking amazing how Kang manages to pull off the role looking young.
* DevelopmentHell: The seventh movie was [[http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/paul-walker-dead-fast-furious-2889701 forced into this status]] due to [[AuthorExistenceFailure the death]] of Paul Walker in November 2013, who portrayed Brian O'Connor, before being restarted in January 2014.

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** Sung Kang was 39, 40, 38, 36 and 34 respectively when filming ''Fast & Furious 6'', ''Fast Five'', ''Fast and Furious'' and ''Tokyo Drift''. Granted, we wouldn't be able to pinpoint Han's actual age in the films, but it's freaking amazing how Kang manages to pull off the role looking young.
* DevelopmentHell: The seventh movie was almost [[http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/paul-walker-dead-fast-furious-2889701 forced into this status]] due to [[AuthorExistenceFailure the death]] of Paul Walker in November 2013, who portrayed Brian O'Connor, [[SavedFromDevelopmentHell before being restarted in January 2014.2014]].



* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity/FakeNationality]]: Italian-American Dominic Toretto is played by Creator/VinDiesel, who is biracial of many ancestries (including English, German, and Scottish) but Italian isn't one of them. His sister, Mia, meanwhile, is played by Jordana Brewster, who is of Brazilian and English-American descents.

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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity/FakeNationality]]: Ethnicity/Fake Nationality]]: Italian-American Dominic Toretto is played by Creator/VinDiesel, who is biracial of many ancestries (including English, German, and Scottish) but Italian isn't one of them. His sister, Mia, meanwhile, is played by Jordana Brewster, who is of Brazilian and English-American English descents.
9th Jun '16 7:55:23 AM Dimas28
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*** When the characters return in ''Furious 7'', the trope is even more in effect. Lucas Black, now 32, Nathalie Kelley, now 29, and Bow Wow, now 27, return to play their unaged characters, [[spoiler:which would explain why they have so little screentime]].

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*** When the characters return The trope is even more in effect in ''Furious 7'', which finally gets to the trope is even more in effect. timeline of ''Tokyo Drift''. Lucas Black, now 32, Nathalie Kelley, now 29, returns to play his unaged character (Nathalie Kelley and Bow Wow, now 27, return to play their unaged characters, [[spoiler:which would explain why they have so little screentime]]. Wow appear through archive footage only).



* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Toretto played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and VinDiesel, who's half-black and half-white (consisting of English, German, and Scottish ancestries). [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor played by English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi.

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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Ethnicity/FakeNationality]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Dominic Toretto is played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and VinDiesel, who's half-black and half-white (consisting Creator/VinDiesel, who is biracial of many ancestries (including English, German, and Scottish ancestries). [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor Scottish) but Italian isn't one of them. His sister, Mia, meanwhile, is played by Jordana Brewster, who is of Brazilian and English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector descents.
** Johnny Tran is possibly Vietnamese-American, judging by his name, but his actor is Rick Yune, [[InterchangeableAsianCultures an American of Korean descent]]. Meanwhile, his cousin, Lance Nguyen, is
played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi. the Filipino-American Reggie Lee.
** Another interchangeable Asian example: Morimoto, from ''Tokyo Drift'', is Japanese, but is played by Leonardo Nam, an Argentine of, again, Korean descent.
** Brazilian Officer Elena Neves is played by Elsa Pataky, a Spaniard.
** ''Fast & Furious 6'' BigBad Owen Shaw is Irish, but his actor, Creator/LukeEvans, is Welsh. Then there's his brother, Deckard, in ''Furious 7'', played by Englishman Creator/JasonStatham.
27th May '16 1:09:03 PM DeepthroatGhoul
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* CreatorCameo: Rob Cohen makes a brief cameo in the first film as a Pizza Hut deliveryman.
17th Apr '16 1:41:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Michelle Rodriguez and Laz Alonzo of ''Fast & Furious'' had lead supporting roles in a certain other [[Film/{{Avatar}} 2009 blockbuster.]]
** Then there's Lucas Black, who played Caleb in ''Series/AmericanGothic'' when he was ''much'' younger.
** Tokusatsu fans might recognize Reiko from ''Tokyo Drift'' as [[Series/PrettyGuardianSailorMoon Sailor Mars]].
** In a blink or you'll miss it cameo in the 3rd movie, a fisherman turns out to be the Drift King, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiichi_Tsuchiya Keiichi Tsuchiya]], who popularized the method during his domination of motorsports.
** Sonny Chiba also shows up in the 3rd film as DK's yakuza uncle.
** The hot Brazilian cop assissting the DSS agents was last seen on [[Film/SnakesOnAPlane a plane with motherfucking snakes.]]
** Agent Markham from the second film is [[Film/TheWarriors Ajax.]]
** [[AustinPowers DK ran from Notzilla once]]. Then, [[Series/BurnNotice Fiona and Michael]] caught him and Madeline played him for a fool.
** Reyes was looking for [[Film/{{Desperado}} El]] once.
** One of Dom's old rivals [[Film/DieAnotherDay had an accident with an explosive briefcase full of conflict diamonds.]]
** The BigBad of ''Film/TwoFastTwoFurious'' [[{{Paparazzi}} hates photographers]]. His henchman [[Film/BatmanBegins is on the take in Gotham]].
** [[Series/HomeImprovement Tim Taylor should take that blond kid's keys]].
** [[Series/BoardwalkEmpire Eli Thompson]] used to be an FBI agent.
** Joe Taslim, an Indonesian actor known for playing Sergeant Jaka in Film/TheRaid is Jah in Fast Six.
** [[spoiler: Film/TheTransporter]] is set to be the BigBad of the seventh movie.
** Ramsey moonlights as an interpreter for [[Series/GameOfThrones the Mother of Dragons]].
** Kiet once [[Film/TomYumGoong single-handedly mowed down a restaurant full of thugs]] in Sydney.
** Djimon Honsou as Mose Jakande. [[Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy Korath]] now heads a mercenary group against a group let, ironically, by [[Creator/VinDiesel Groot.]]
16th Apr '16 8:59:34 PM contrafanxxx
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** While part seven was in production, Universal hoped to get to at least ten movies, and ''Furious 7'' would even have another SequelHook to widen the series' scope. Then Paul Walker died, and the movie had to be rewritten to give some sort of closure, particularly to Walker's character Brian.

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** While part seven was in production, Universal hoped to get to at least ten movies, and ''Furious 7'' would even have another SequelHook to widen the series' scope. Then Paul Walker died, and the movie had to be rewritten to give some sort of closure, particularly to Walker's character Brian.Brian.
** The song that plays in ''Furious 7'''s final scene, "See You Again", was originally supposed to be sung by Music/SamSmith rather than Charlie Puth.
17th Mar '16 10:06:26 PM taddavis
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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Toretto played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and VinDiesel, whose half-black, and half-white (consisting of English, German, and Scottish ancestries). [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor played by English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi.

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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Toretto played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and VinDiesel, whose half-black, who's half-black and half-white (consisting of English, German, and Scottish ancestries). [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor played by English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi.
17th Mar '16 10:05:07 PM taddavis
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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Toretto played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and Black/Scottish VinDiesel. [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor played by English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi.

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* [[FakeNationality Fake Ethnicity]]: Italian-American Dom and Mia Toretto played by the Brazilian/American Jordana Brewster and Black/Scottish VinDiesel.VinDiesel, whose half-black, and half-white (consisting of English, German, and Scottish ancestries). [[FakeIrish Irish]] Brian O'Connor played by English-American PaulWalker. (Inferred) Mexican Hector played by Italian-American Noel Guglielmi.
16th Mar '16 7:01:18 AM BlackTemplar
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* PlayingAgainstType: Deckard is a far cry from Creator/{{Jason Statham}}'s [[AntiHero usual role]].
8th Feb '16 10:48:18 AM LordAaronus
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*** Hobbs' BrattyHalfPint daughter alludes to Johnson's foray into the ActionHerobabysitter genre (Film/TheToothFairy, Film/TheGamePlan etc.)
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