Last year, Fast and Furious celebrated its 20th anniversary. The action saga worn by Vin Diesel will soon come to an end, with a final film in two parts, the first part of which, Fast and Furious 10, is scheduled for 2023. For the occasion, Universal, the producers and the director Louis Leterrier (who took over the film’s helm after Justin Lin left mid-filming) is thinking big, kind of gargantuan. (about 328 million euros, not including future marketing and advertising investments), far exceeds that of its predecessors. The feature film could even become one of the most expensive films in history. The American media thus wonders if the studio will manage to amortize the production costs, even if the franchise is already billionaire at the box office. Soon to be in the pantheon of the most expensive films in history? , Fast and Furious 10 is almost twice as expensive as Fast and Furious 9 ($200 million). It is approaching the production costs of the Marvel/Disney blockbusters Avengers: Endgame ($377 million) and Avengers: Age of Ultron ($417 million), even Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($456 million). million), still today the most expensive film in history, taking into account inflation. The rising costs of FaF 10 are due to several reasons, including general price inflation, the implementation of new anti-Covid-19 protocols and the net increase in the payroll of actors and actresses, including the salaries of Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. For his part, Vin Diesel has also renegotiated his contract and will receive a fee of 20 million dollars for the film. back, like Charlize Theron, Jason Momoa, John Cena, Brie Larson, Helen Mirren, Sung Kang, Alan Ritchson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Scott Eastwood, Michael Rooker, Rita Moreno and Daniela Melchior, who obviously don’t come on set for free. that Fast and Furious 9 had collected “only” 726 million dollars at the global box office and that dark rooms are losing attendance, even offers, in France as in the United States, the Fast and Furious saga could run to its loss on its home stretch.
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