Universal tweeted the first image of the character played by Charlize Theron in "Fast 8." The Oscar-winning actress joined the cast last month, and co-star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnsonwelcomed her aboard on Instagram.
Not much is known about Cipher, other than that she's the crew's "greatest adversary ever." It definitely seems like Theron is playing yet another badass. "Our crew has faced former military, mercenaries & more. Now they meet Cipher," Universal tweeted with the picture, which shows Theron pictured beside some heavy machine guns.
— Fast & Furious (@FastFurious) May 20, 2016
Theron isn't the only new face in "Fast 8." Scott Eastwood is joining as the protege of Kurt Russell's Mr. Nobody. And a few familiar faces will return to the fold: Nathalie Emmanuel and Elsa Pataky are reprising their roles as hacker Ramsey and Elena, respectively.
"Fast 8" is scheduled to hit theaters April 14, 2017.
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