With the announcement of Cardi B officially joining the Fast & Furious franchise, fans are simply counting the days left to witness the singing sensation dazzle on screen. As Fast & Furious 9 is about to his theatres in India soon, the makers have taken the excitement up another level by releasing a small video featuring the pop star, where she spills the beans about her character, Leysa, and how she came to be involved with the movie.
In the video, Cardi B says, “Vin Diesel reached out, and he was talking about a role. I’m like, ‘It’s freakin’ Fast & Furious. Get me there, put me on a plane!’ I like the fact that I’m representing such a powerful, strong woman.” The clip then cuts to Cardi B acting on set and getting geared up for a few of her action-packed scenes. She adds, “Being around Vin, he’s just so nice, so dope. He makes you feel so comfortable. I’m just so excited.”
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Vin Diesel had first revealed that Cardi joined the F9 cast in October 2019, giving fans a tease of the upcoming news/revelation in an Instagram video featuring the two of them from the sets in the UK.
She also sent out a tweet, sharing her ever-increasing excitement to see the movie, writing, “I can’t wait to watch Fast and furious 9. I haven’t seen my scenes yet! That’s the best part about it thooo watching the movie then you see yourself coming in. I’m sooo proud of myself. GOD IS GOOD! Can I get a ALL THE TIME? !!!!”
I can’t wait to watch Fast and furious 9 .I haven’t seen my scenes yet! That’s the best part about it thooo watching the movie then you see yourself coming in.I’m sooo proud of myself. GOD IS GOOD ! Can I get a ALL THE TIME ? !!!!
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) June 15, 2021