FAST & FURIOUS 9 Adds Michelle Rodriguez To The Cast After Female Screenwriter Compromise
Following Rodriguez's long campaign to add a female to the franchise's screenwriting team, her efforts have proved successful. As a result, Rodriguez will be returning for the series' 9th installment.
Speaking to Bloomberg, Rodriguez confirmed Letty's return, in addition to justifying why the franchise demands a female voice for the ninth installment:
I felt like there was not enough of a female voice in the franchise. You should evolve with the times, not just pander to certain demographics that are stuck
The series had never had a female screenwriter before this, making the inclusion a huge win for Rodriguez and those supporting her. Though a female screenwriter has been agreed on, the name of the talent has not been disclosed yet.
DISCLAIMER: ComicBookMovie.com is protected from liability under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and "Safe Harbor" provisions. This post was submitted by a volunteer contributor who has agreed to our Code of Conduct. CBM will disable users who knowingly commit plagiarism, piracy, trademark or copyright infringement. Please contact us for expeditious removal of copyrighted/trademarked content. Learn more about our copyright and trademark policies HERE.
AVATAR 2: LEGION Star Jermaine Clement Joins The Cast Of James Cameron's Sequels AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.: New Promo For Season 6, Episode 3: "Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson"