The Fast & Furious franchise has never been afraid to raise the stakes, even if that meant racing souped-up muscle cars against airplanes, tanks, or even nuclear submarines. With the , though, a long-running fan theory has officially been confirmed: The Fast & Furious crew is going to space. Is this a terrible idea for the franchise, though?
The final shot in the new trailer sees Roman (Tyrese Gibson) and Tej (Chris “Ludacris” Bridges) seemingly blasting off to space in a muscle car that’s been turned into a rocketship. While you could argue that’s the next (il)logical leap for the franchise to make–and it’s something fans have been asking for in recent years–it’s possible this could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
After all, taking a hot rod into outer space seems utterly ridiculous, even for Fast & Furious. Though, it could potentially be grounded in some kind of reality.