“Tyrese Gibson, who plays Roman Pearce in the ‘Fast And Furious’ series, has explained to Yahoo why he thinks the films have become so successful. Tyrese Gibson, known for his role as Roman Pearce in the “Furious” film series, dishes on why it’s one of the most important franchises of all time, and whether late Paul Walker’s brothers will be making appearances in future films. Get the DVD of Furious 7 from September 15, 2015.
While promoting the DVD and Blu-ray release of ‘Furious 7’ in Abu Dhabi (obviously), Gibson told us the secret to the franchise’s mass appeal.
“Fast and Furious is the most progressive, multi-ethnic experience and cultural phenomenon that has ever happened to cinema,” he said. “I think that’s one of the most unspoken realities of ‘Fast and Furious’. There is nothing like going to a theatre and having a bunch of people from many different backgrounds, many different nationalities all in one movie so that you can see somebody in the film that you can identity with. There is nothing more empowering.”
The multi-national cast of ‘Fast And Furious 7’ includes Gibson, Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson, Luke Evans, Tony Jaa, Sung Kang and Djimon Hounsou.
The ‘Fast and Furious’ series has bucked the Hollywood trend and become MORE successful with each movie. The latest instalment for broke records this year on it’s way to making almost £1 billion at the box office…”