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FAST AND THE FURIOUS 4 "Plot" Details Now Emerging!!

Merrick here...
Details are emerging regarding FAST AND THE FURIOUS 4 & what it's about (besides fast cars, hot women, and Paul Walker's poser lifelessness). We'd originally heard the film was about Walker & Vin Diesel joining-up to infiltrate a drug lord's operation. Evidently, this is correct...but we hadn't heard the motivation for the guys going undercover. One of our readers sent in some details from the film's set, which fills in some blanks. I tried to write our reader for more details (I'm not even sure if the name this person used to sign the e-mail was a "handle", or their real name, so I'm not sure how to credit in this case). Unfortunately, the e-mail bounced...but this is what we got.


Just literally got in from doing some (job deleted by editor) work for FAST AND THE FURIOUS 4. I don't know how much you know about the movie, but here's what I found out: The girl from the first movie (Michelle Rodriguez) gets killed. Vin Diesel's character goes after her killer. He's forced to team up with Paul Walker again. They both go undercover for the main bad guy. John Oritz is going to blow you sneakers off in this movie - he is BAAAAAAD! The director is a man named Justin Lin, and he's a sweetheart. He said he wants to do "one more" FAST AND THE FURIOUS after this. He's having a great time.
This information is mirrored a, who've posted a SPOILER IMAGE from a Jordanna Brewster fan site (note the stenciled shirts worn by the folks in the picture...referring to Rodriguez's character). They also have (more or less) the same plot information mentioned above (a few more details). You can find the spoiler pic, and the info...


FAST AND THE FURIOUS 4 (placeholder title) will be in theaters next Summer.

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  • April 10, 2008, 10:05 a.m. CST

    so is this a bastard son or a second cousin

    by just pillow talk

    of the first one? What do you say Massawyrm?

  • April 10, 2008, 10:06 a.m. CST


    by eric haislar

    These movies suck.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:08 a.m. CST

    EXCITING!!!! Or not...........

    by closeencounter

    I go for not..........

  • April 10, 2008, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Metaphorically speaking

    by SpencerTrilby

    I'd rather see Rodriguez softly killing Jordana Brewster. With her tongue.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Part 4? Who buys fucking tickets to these?

    by Baron Karza

    Where does the support come from? Do they trick people?

  • April 10, 2008, 10:10 a.m. CST

    Wait wait WAIT! There was a FnF THREE???

    by Squashua

    Wow. Direct to Video.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:10 a.m. CST

    spoiler review

    by palewook

    they have cars. they race. it looks like a music video. credits roll. <p> the end

  • April 10, 2008, 10:20 a.m. CST

    The last one was actually quite fun

    by photoboy

    It was pretty stupid, but it didn't have Shitty the Beef in it or Michael Bay directing so it was a triumph in that regard.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:23 a.m. CST

    Anyone manifesting interest in...

    by drompter

    knowing plot details about Fast & Furious deserves a lobotomy.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:23 a.m. CST

    Fast and the 4ious

    by The Zombie Rapist From Hell

  • April 10, 2008, 10:29 a.m. CST

    The island won't let her die!

    by ElectricDreams

    I've been watching LOST recently, I know whats going on, she'll wake up and realize she never was into underground racing and it was all an implanted memory placed in her head by Ben and the others on the island who took her body out of the hatch after Michael shot her.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:30 a.m. CST


    by AllieJamison

    Who gives a shit? This actually reminds me of Vern's April Fool's blog.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:31 a.m. CST

    In Tokyo Drift, the chick lead is REALLY HOT.

    by SkidMarkedUndies

    That is all.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:33 a.m. CST

    As long as Justin Lin keeps his mitts off Oldboy

    by themikejonas

    I'm happy.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Fast and the Furious franchise

    by palooka_boy

    Changing American cinema, one film at a time.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:40 a.m. CST

    Haha... I love the headline

    by BizarroJerry

    The quotes around "plot" really say it all. Brevity is the something or other of wit.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:42 a.m. CST

    I didn't even read these spoilers...

    by Allahzilla Bobaganush

    and I bet I can tell you the whole plot. Some issue only racing can solve..lots of faggy looking cars....pretty people with problems. I'd also bet both my nuts that the lines "all up in my grill" and "ballieve dat" will show up.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:46 a.m. CST


    by drwilliamweir

    Weir loves The Fast And The Furious. It will own you all.

  • April 10, 2008, 10:50 a.m. CST

    New Yearbook-Related Title

    by Aquatarkusman

    2 Fast + 2 Furious + 2 B + 4 got = 10

  • April 10, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST


    by Err


  • April 10, 2008, 10:57 a.m. CST

    The Zombie Rapist From Hell

    by David Cloverfield

    That floored me. I hope it's gonna be called "Fast and the 4ious".

  • April 10, 2008, 11:05 a.m. CST

    The plot is way too complicated for todays audiences!

    by DerLanghaarige

    I'm not kidding!

  • April 10, 2008, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Highly anticipated!

    by CuervoJones

    In an alternate dimension.

  • April 10, 2008, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Are ricers even remotely cool anymore?

    by Playkins

    Seriously, is every car in this one going to be an SUV with 22 inch wheels, or what?

  • April 10, 2008, 11:59 a.m. CST

    He's a sweetheart?

    by AlwaysThere

    GTFO of here you plant.

  • April 10, 2008, noon CST

    and this DOES sound like a plant.....

    by Playkins

    Any time someone points out how "over the top" someone's performance is, or that it's going to "blow you away", it raises alarm bells.

  • April 10, 2008, 12:01 p.m. CST

    The Fast and the Furious 4: Toyko Drift 2: Montana Dragrace

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

  • April 10, 2008, 12:01 p.m. CST


    by sharpie

    is that BAAAAAAD good or BAAAAAAD bad?

  • April 10, 2008, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Step Up 3: The Soiled Sheets

    by TheBloop

    Plot details please....

  • April 10, 2008, 12:29 p.m. CST

    Who gives a fuck?!!

    by batzilla

    WTF? Who actually buys tickets to see this shit? I have not seen any of them and I will never see any of them so...who DOES watch this crap? GOD DAMN MOTHERFUCKING HOLLYWOOD!

  • April 10, 2008, 12:34 p.m. CST

    the plot is...

    by disfigurehead

    Who gives a fuck!!

  • April 10, 2008, 12:46 p.m. CST

    nice use of ironic quote marks

    by Napoleon Park

    "plot". that's funny.<p>Do any cars go fast in this one?

  • April 10, 2008, 12:48 p.m. CST


    by nascentia

    This movie is going to kick the tits off of No Country For Old Men and There Will Be Blood and Iron Man and The Dark Knight!!! THIS IS GOING TO BE THE MOST HARDCORE TITSIEST FLICK EVER HELLS YESS I'M SO EXCITED I FEEL LIKE HENRY ROLLINS AAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHH YOU'LL RUN LIKE KENYANS! </sarcasm>

  • April 10, 2008, 1:12 p.m. CST


    by MJohnson

    I am simultaneously laughing my ass off and worrying that your post was actually serious...because honestly, sometimes it's hard to tell in these forums...

  • April 10, 2008, 1:14 p.m. CST

    Teaming Walker & Diesel up again...

    by Bill Clay a smart move. F+F 2 & 3 were only marginally connected to the original movie. This should really be considered the first true sequel.

  • April 10, 2008, 1:44 p.m. CST

    the plot

    by alice 13

    show as much of gal gadot as possible in various sexy poses and various degrees of nakid goodness. please.

  • April 10, 2008, 1:58 p.m. CST

    you suck merrick

    by ClockWorker

    you fucking suck and Bill Clay you should be ashamed of yourself for that last comment. Please people of AICN, take this TB as proof that no one wants to here news on god awful crap like this. Way to totally insult the fine group of cinema geeks that visit this site. I know you guys think your cool because you get info from people in the industry but this is a film FAN website, meaning fans of GOOD movies come here. Then you feed them shit like this. Just use your best judgment next time someone sends some shit like this in, you know what people really want to hear about, it's not news about the fuckin fast and furious. For shame. (and if you like cars, I dont give a fuck that's no excuse)

  • April 10, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST


    by mooli_mooli

    ...but in planes!!!!!!

  • April 10, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Uwe Boll dumps on Michael Bay

    by wanderlust

  • April 10, 2008, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Who gives a flying shit?

    by Judge Briggs


  • April 10, 2008, 3:15 p.m. CST

    I would rather have my eyes gouged out by a rusty spoon

    by Futureman2681

    or see Southland Tales again<br><br> I take that back. I will never watch Southland Tales where's that damn spoon?

  • April 10, 2008, 3:18 p.m. CST

    Wow... I could almost give a shit...

    by LargoJr

    Oh, wait...... no I couldn't. :(

  • April 10, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST


    by toxicbuddha

    Just roll that phrase around in your head for a bit. At least you had the decency to put plot in quotation marks.

  • April 10, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Let me guess: fast cars running away from any plot...

    by Prometeo

    To me, this kind of movies represent everything that it's wrong with cinema right now... let alone the world. Avery time one of this stinkers gets made, a couple of great movies die somewhere. A sad, sad day... for a fourth time.

  • April 10, 2008, 3:42 p.m. CST

    We really

    by Bob Dobbs

    need more of this shit? I'm sure HeadShill will be well paid to "love" it in one of his awful "reviews", though.

  • April 10, 2008, 3:59 p.m. CST


    by i kick tits

  • April 10, 2008, 4:10 p.m. CST

    The third was kinda fun.

    by Toonol

    Every damn girl was hot. Character shown for half a second in the background of a parking garage? Hot.<p> I don't really know if the rest of the movie was any good, actually.

  • April 10, 2008, 4:55 p.m. CST

    so michelle rodriguez gets hamburgered?

    by vaudeville villain

    awesome. there's still no way i'd actually see this rancid piece of shit, but that is awesome.

  • April 10, 2008, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Devil Wears Prada > 3 Fast Three Furious

    by CalvinCoolidge


  • April 10, 2008, 4:59 p.m. CST

    AICN has now jumped the shark

    by blakes7

    Harry, you really started this site to cover movies like FAST AND THE FURIOUS FUCKING FOUR?! This site has long since lost it's way. Herc is only now covering Dr. Who (after it's a big hit) and Herc refused to cover DEXTER, but covered countless other shitty, non-sci-fi t.v. series and now you are covering a sequel to a movie your main audience never gave a shit about in the first place!

  • April 10, 2008, 5:10 p.m. CST

    Wow, I put forth effort to get into THIS?

    by JeremiahTheProphet

    The link to get here wasn't on the main page (it's been doing this to a lot of the "Spoiler" stories lately) I had to guess the node title because of curiousity. Imagine my surprise when I found out that there was nothing remotely interesting here! Bastards...

  • April 10, 2008, 5:12 p.m. CST

    You know we're all gonna see it

    by dr sauch

    I know I will. Not liking the Fast and Furious series makes you a serious, serious black hole for all fun.

  • April 10, 2008, 5:28 p.m. CST

    Emerging Because The Are Writing As They Film It!

    by ls420

    who gives a flying bababooey

  • April 10, 2008, 5:59 p.m. CST

    he's a "sweetheart"?

    by Sir Loin


  • April 10, 2008, 6:03 p.m. CST

    4 Fast 4 Furious

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    Had to be done.

  • April 10, 2008, 6:08 p.m. CST

    Is it even necessary to know the plot to this?

    by cornponious


  • April 10, 2008, 6:22 p.m. CST


    by Stevie Grant

    I liked the way you put "Plot" in quotations. Great job.

  • April 10, 2008, 6:48 p.m. CST

    fast cars is how you get bitches nerds

    by Mr_X

    word to your mother.

  • April 10, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST


    by redkamel

    Do the editors know that people who read AICN are probably not the target audience for Fast and the Furious 4?

  • April 10, 2008, 8:09 p.m. CST

    2 Ghey 2 Curious x4

    by LargoJr

    Seriously..I think Vin Desiel is a likable guy, probably really fun to hang out with and generally get to know... but shit like this isn't helping his career any.. LOL.. I said 'career'.

  • April 10, 2008, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Who the fuck pays money to see this shit?


    You have to be retarded to pay to see this.

  • April 10, 2008, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Fast and Faaaaabulous

    by Embeedeuce

    Thank god. For a minute I thought there might be spoilers for Indy 4, Star Trek, or X-Files. Whew! Alright, enough of this. I gotta go click over to Dark Horizons.

  • April 10, 2008, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Faster & Furiouster: The

    by harper54

  • April 10, 2008, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Faster & Furiouster: The

    by harper54

  • April 10, 2008, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Faster & Furiouster: The Legend of Tyrese's Gold

    by harper54

  • April 10, 2008, 9:57 p.m. CST

    Just be glad Whedon a Buffy alumni isn't involved!

    by ZeroCorpse

    Because Herc would never fucking shut up about it, if that were the case.

  • April 10, 2008, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Any movie with a "plot" deserves no comment from me.

    by kabong

    Here it is:

  • April 10, 2008, 9:59 p.m. CST

    whedon OR

    by ZeroCorpse

    You know the "or" was there original, but this movie was so fast and furious that it got left behind.

  • April 10, 2008, 11:09 p.m. CST

    April Fools

    by GlamDaToeHammer

    I thought that was supposed to be on a April 1st... i guess this joke of a movie missed its timing.

  • April 11, 2008, 1:43 a.m. CST

    Planty McPlant aka Plaaaaaaaant!!!!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    Seriously.<p>Btw, talkbacker SpencerTrilby needs to be awarded a medal for his brilliant metaphor. Thank you for bringing sweet images to my mind, pal! :-)

  • April 11, 2008, 3:07 a.m. CST

    No Cole Hauser?

    by Kizeesh

    He was the best thing to happen to the series.

  • April 11, 2008, 8:04 a.m. CST

    No really I still do not get it.

    by wowsucks

    How have these movies made money, honestly. The first one was actually ok but then it turned into a giant gas cloud with no doors to escape the room. I just don't get it, it's like buying stocks high and selling low.

  • April 11, 2008, 9:43 a.m. CST

    why do these TNT/TBS series

    by Napoleon Park

    run in theatres first? do they really think they're Oscar eligible?

  • April 11, 2008, 11:23 a.m. CST

    SPOILER: It'll be "fast". It'll be "furious". and....

    by finky089

    there will be CARS! <p> I drink your Tokyo Drift. <p>I DRINK IT UP!!!!

  • April 11, 2008, 11:23 a.m. CST

    The first movie was an unexpected, but

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    pleasant surprise that made a star out of Vin Diesel. The second two never needed to be made, or at least if they were going to do a second one it should have had Walker/Diesel then. They have the team back, but will it work again? Only time will tell.

  • April 11, 2008, 11:27 a.m. CST

    I would Jordana her Brewster so fast and furiously

    by Puddleglum

    ...if you catch my tokyo drift

  • April 11, 2008, 11:27 a.m. CST

    So is Diesel at minute 16 or what?

    by Darth Macchio

    Haven't heard crap from him in a long time. Hannibal movie (the Ottoman, not the cannibal), enticing stirrings of the next Riddick movie...and then nothing. Did I miss anything? Meanwhile, he will probably be the "good" terminator in the next idiot Terminator sequel (I actually do hope I'm wrong on that).

  • April 11, 2008, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Oh...for you bald guys who wish you were Diesel...

    by Darth Macchio<p><p><p>Gotta love that shit mang!!! Bust a move! Electric boog-a-loo for you dude!

  • April 11, 2008, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Will 4Fast 4Furious crossover with Cars 2?

    by finky089

    I wouldn't mind seeing Vin Diesel re-break Wilson's nose.

  • April 11, 2008, 11:56 a.m. CST

    If this is to be done right.....


    They have to ramp up the tone to a revenge film, up the violence and actually place the protagonist in real peril. A really good over the top, scenery chewing bad guy, wouldn't hurt either. If Univeral was smart, they'd use this as bookends to their franchise. Of course they won't and we'll see direct to video sequels with Zac Effron in like six months.

  • April 11, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    'Fast and Furious 4 "Plot" Details' I agree

    by CrichtonAstronut

    about the funniest. Actually sounds kinda fun and popcornish. The first one was pretty decent, mostly cause of Vin. 3rd one was okay, the chick was indeed hot. Never saw the second one cause, from the trailers, it pretty much looked like the first without Vin, so what was the point. Chick in the first one was pretty hot too, sorry to see her go, but Vin's back.

  • April 11, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    I thought Hannibal was Pheonician or Cartheginian

    by CrichtonAstronut

    or are they the same as Ottoman. Bugger I used to know this stuff.

  • April 11, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    I stand corrected...(CrichtonAstronut)

    by Darth Macchio

    He is indeed Cartheginian. And they are not the same as Ottomans. Lax on my reading...ugh...perhaps Diesel should make the movie so I'll know what the hell I'm talking about! Yargh!

  • April 11, 2008, 5:02 p.m. CST

    They put up the 'plot' on this site like last month sometime

    by Reel American Hero

    Granted it's forgettable enough so noone probably remembered that.

  • April 11, 2008, 11:59 p.m. CST

    Hey, here's an idea...

    by BlackFerrell

    Who gives a fuck about these vacuous, shit filled waste of time dick rubbing, vacant sodomy projectile, slobbery money greasy ass fest fucking no talent-ever-having jack off of a movie franchise? Can't we all get together on a common noble cause and blow up the set?

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