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Quick X Includes West Side Story Star Rita Moreno as Vin Diesel’s Granny

Rita Moreno, famous star of West Side Story and EGOT-winning star, joins the ever-growing cast of Quick X as Dominic Torreto’s granny.

The cast of Quick X continues to grow as famous star Rita Moreno joins the explosive franchise.

As reported by Range, franchise star Vin Diesel required to social networks to validate that Moreno will include in the approaching smash hit as Abduella, the granny of lead character Dominic Torreto. “It’s been my dream forever to work with Rita Moreno, and the fact that she’s here playing my grandmother makes my soul smile, Diesel said. Moreno jokingly chimes in, joking that her age was her key into the Fast and Furious franchise. “I believe my aging was waiting on you to welcome me. Isn’t that good?” said Moreno. “And I’m here and the response is yes I’ll do it. Not just do it, I’m tickled. I am so delighted, this is gonna be a lot enjoyable.” Moreno is extensively understanding for her starring function in 1961’s West Side Story for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Starlet.


It’s presently unidentified how Moreno’s character will factor into the overarching story of Quick X. Diesel has actually formerly revealed his hopes that Moreno would board the series as Dominic’s granny, keeping in mind that Abduella will appear in the franchise prior to his mom.

Moreno is the current prominent star to sign up with Quick X as the movie just recently validated looks from precious entertainers such as Brie Larson, Scott Eastwood, Jason Momoa and Alan Ritchson. Fans can likewise anticipate the return of numerous recognized characters consisting of the aformention Torretto, Cipher (Charlize Theron), Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) and Jakob Torreto (John Cena).

One Quick and Furious alum who will not be returning for the tenth installation in the franchise is director Justin Lin, who left movie throughout the early phases of production. The filmmaker validated that while he will no longer lag the electronic camera however will still work as a manufacturer on the job. “Over 10 years and five films, we have been able to shoot the best actors, the best stunts, and the best damn car chases,” composed Lin. “On a personal note, as the child of Asian immigrants, I am proud of helping to build the most diverse franchise in movie history. I will forever be grateful to the amazing cast, crew and studio for their support, and for welcoming me into the Fast family.”

Following Lin’s departure, numerous reports appeared which declared that the filmmaker left Quick X due to issues surrounding his psychological health produced by Diesel’s on-set habits. The dispute had actually apparently been developing for months prior to ultimately bubbling over when Diesel provided a set of notes for the movie’s script which led to a “slammed door.”

Quick X bolts into theaters on May 19, 2023.

Source: Range

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