The Fast and the Furious

(2001)

Loosely based on a Vibe magazine article, the movie is set in Los Angeles, where street youth gangs adapt Japanese sports cars into muscle cars and race them illegally. The two main plots of the movie are a Romeo and Juliet scenario about lovers from rival gangs and an undercover investigation of the highjacking ring.

Columbia Pictures Expands Deal with Producer Neal H. Moritz

Neal H. Moritz, founder of Original Film and producer of such high-profile forthcoming motion pictures as Battle: Los Angeles and Fast Five, has extended his first-look development and production pact with Columbia Pictures for three more years, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures. The extension of Neal H. Moritz's deal comes 18 months before his current deal was set to expire and continues a successful partnership and collaboration with Sony, the studio that has been his home since he produced I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997.

Neal H. Moritz has produced a total of 15 No. 1 hits, most recently The Green Hornet for Columbia Pictures. As the founder of Original Film, he has been producing feature film and television for over three decades.

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‘The Fast and the Furious Trilogy’ Revs It Up on Blu-ray on March 24th

You can bring home all the high-octane action of a popular franchise home in 1080p this March. The Fast and the Furious Trilogy will be released on Blu-ray on March 24th. This six-disc set will include all three films - The Fast and the Furious, 2Fast 2Furious and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift - as well as a Digital Copy of each film and movie cash of $7.50 towards a ticket to the fourth installment, Fast & Furious, which hits theaters April 3. We have no cover art for this set yet, but the BD set will be priced at $99.98 SRP and the films will individually be released in standard DVD on two-disc limited editions sets, priced at $19.98 SRP each. Take a look at the full special features for this set below.

They've got the adrenaline rush and the mean machines, but most of all, they've got the extreme need for speed.

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Vin Diesel and Paul Walker Are in Talks to Star in ‘The Fast and the Furious 4’

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are in negotiations to reunite for the fourth installment of Universal's The Fast and the Furious franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Justin Lin and Chris Morgan, who were behind The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, are returning to directing and writing duties, respectively.

A spring start is anticipated with shooting in Los Angeles, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

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‘Fast and the Furious Franchise Collection’ to Contain Free Movie Ticket

Universal is hoping to entice fans into a complete Fast and the Furious experience.

The set also contains an alternative ending for The Fast and the Furious, deleted scenes from both films and a commentary track by Fast and the Furious director Rob Cohen.

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