10 ‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise Facts You Might Not Know


The Fast and Furious franchise is 16 years old storied history. With so many characters, and amazing stunts, there’s plenty you probably don’t know about the series.

    1. The fast and Furious film series was inspired by article in 1998, street racing, “Racer X,” which chronicled the story of Rafael Racer X Estevez and illegal street-racing in New York.
    2. Vin Diesel turned down $20 million and stayed out of “2 Fast 2 Furious” to make “ Riddick movie instead.
    3. This scene at the end of the movie, Paul Walker and Vin Diesel just barely beat a speeding train while racing, was shot twice.
    4. The article detailed the New York street racing scene.
    5. Fast and Furious franchise are included more than 1,500 actual car enthusiasts in the Race Wars scene.
    6. Fifth and sixth part of Fast & Furious series were designed as an internal trilogy.
    7. The Fast and the Furious series takes some inspiration seen in “Point Break” movie, in this movie FBI agent goes undercover to infiltrate a group of surfer bank robbers.
    8. The “Fast and Furious” franchise is 16 years old and has a long and storied history.
    9. Han Seoul-Oh’s death in the third film means the fast and furious 7 is a direct sequel to The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and four through six are prequels.
    10. Denzel Washington turned down an unspecified a part in fast and furious 7.
    11. Paul Walker’s death in “Furious 7” had to get a little creative. Producers were able to use CGI and deleted scenes from Fast Five movie and also got some help from Walker’s brothers to complete the movie.
    12. Paul Walker’s brothers took up the mantle of Brian O’Conner to finish Fast and  Furious 7.