Mark this day down in the history of all great things automotive, folks, because I’m here to deliver some great, wonderful, incredible news. Idris Elba, one of greatest (and dare I add debonair) actors of our time, is joining the Fast & Furious franchise for their spin-off Hobbs and Shaw. Oh, hell yeah.
Police in Oakland, California broke up a series of illegal street drifting sideshows last weekend, with two police officers reportedly injured, close to 100 cars being towed, and at least two people arrested.
A meetup of California car enthusiasts intended to be a tribute to Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker held last night quickly developed into a scene of chaos, with videos from the event showing crowds ripping burnouts, jumping on a security truck, assaulting a security guard and police boxing in the parking lot.
Back in March, we reported on a Paul Walker documentary in the works. It’s being directed by Adrian Buitenhuis and called I Am Paul Walker. Comprised of a series of interviews that colorfully paint the actor’s life, we now have a small snippet of what to expect.
While researching details and tracking down visuals for my Los Angeles street racing story earlier this month, I stumbled across the treasure trove of The Fast and the Furious production stills on IMDB. Each of them is beautiful and perfect, a true time capsule of early 2000s grunge fashion and I cannot resist sharing…
Before the Dodge Chargers were dragging safes through Rio in improbable bank heists, before the orange Toyota Supra, before living your life a quarter-mile at a time, before Dom and Letty and Brian, there was just Stephan Papadakis, his friends, and Los Angeles.
Graduation season is upon us. Across the nation, countless hungover students are sitting through long and drawn-out speeches that stress the importance of working hard, integrity... blah blah blah. And dotted throughout the sea of monochromatic graduation caps and gowns, bright spots of color catch the light like…
When Fast and Furious star Paul Walker died tragically and suddenly in 2013, he was in the middle of filming the seventh installment of the franchise, Furious 7. The event left the fate of the movie up in the air for a while, but eventually the crew was able to complete filming with the help of Paul’s brothers, Cody…
Yes, you read that headline right: An animated Fast and Furious show. Personally, I don’t even need to know what it’s about, nor do I very much care, but I guess I should go ahead and find out for your sake. Since most of you aren’t die-hard fans like I am.
Here at Jalopnik, we get a lot of press releases, marketing pitches, spam and emails. Most of them I half-heartedly archive, but one caught my eye today: a pitch with the subject line “David Leitch to direct Fast & Furious spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham.” And I got very excited because I initially and…
Does life imitate art or does art imitate life? Well, when it comes to Fast and Furious movies and the people who love them, the line between movie and reality seems to get a bit blurred. And you know what? I totally get it.
Paul Walker starred in most of the Fast and Furious movies until his shocking and untimely death in a fiery crash in 2013. Today, he’s remembered as a dedicated member of the F&F family, as a father, and as a deeply enthusiastic car guy when the cameras were off. Those aspects of his life will be the subject of a new…
I really did not think people needed to be told this, but apparently they do: Movies aren’t real and watching a Fast and Furious movie does not suddenly make you a drift king or a champion street racer. Sheesh.
Dude, look! DK’s ride is for sale!
Last year wasn’t so great for cars in movies, but 2017 more than made up for it. Here’s a rough list of our favorite cars in the movies that came out this year.
Well, isn’t this some good and happy Monday news!
Meadow Walker, the daughter of Fast & Furious franchise star Paul Walker, has settled the lawsuit against Porsche concerning her father’s death in 2013, according to The Blast.
You know those really awkward moments in movies where you, as the viewer, actually feel embarrassed that you’re watching them? Moments that make you cringe so hard that you feel like you’re about to turn yourself inside out? Well, Overdrive as a whole felt that way: a cringey, cheap and flat discount version of Redline
If you’ve been following along with our Fast and Furious coverage, then you’ll know that I will die defending those movies. I love everything about them: the bad acting, the science-bending stunts and the bullet-proof plot lines. And now Turn 10 Studios has announced a The Fate of the Furious car pack for the upcoming …
You guys are familiar with the “Everything Wrong With” film critiques that CinemaSins puts out, correct? They are typically on point and bring up thoughtful criticism about the films they review. But here’s the thing about the review on The Fate of the Furious: they completely missed the point of the movie.