Cardi B joins “Fast & Furious” franchise

Cardi B is fresh off her movie debut alongside Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu in “Hustlers” – and she’s already landed herself another role. The rapper will join the cast of “Fast and Furious” for the upcoming ninth installment in the franchise. One of the stars of the film, Vin Diesel, announced the news with Cardi on Instagram.

“I’m tired, but I can’t wait,” Cardi said alongside Diesel. “I ain’t gonna front, I think this is going to be the best one.”

Director Justin Lin returns to the Fastworld for the latest installment, which will also bring back Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Helen Mirren, and Charlize Theron, while John Cena and Cardi are among the newcomers.

Rumors are also suggesting Keanu Reeves is also joining the franchise possibly as a villain.

Fast 9 hits theaters May 22.

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