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VIDEO | Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez to grace ‘Fast & Furious 6’ PH red carpet premiere

All roads lead to the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 15 as no less than international action superstar Vin Diesel will lead the cast and crew of “Fast & Furious 6″ in attending its Philippine red carpet premiere at the said venue.

Flying in with Diesel to promote the film are fellow cast members Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans and Gina Carano, director Justin Lin and producer Neal H. Moritz. Other cast members of the film who are not, however, joining the Manila stop are Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Chris Bridges (a.k.a. Ludacris) and John Ortiz.

A statement furnished by SM Cinema to InterAksyon said: “The event will be the very first time that Manila will gather press from all over the Asian region to promote a Hollywood film”. It added that other stops of the film’s current world tour are London, United Kingdom; Seoul, South Korea; and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

As hinted in the film’s trailer, “Fast & Furious 6” finds Dominic Torretto (Diesel) and his crew of international thieves and drivers entertaining a full pardon offer for their crimes from nemesis and Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs (Johnson) provided they help him take down a tough mercenary organization led by a former British special forces officer (Evans).

With a plot like that, audiences can expect the same thrilling fast–paced car chases punctuated by plenty of action and suspense that have largely characterized the film franchise.

And no, this is not its final sequel as Diesel and Walker are already confirmed for a seventh installment.

Presented by SM Cinema together with Universal Pictures and Solar Entertainment, the“Red Carpet Premiere” of the “Fast & Furious 6” is happening this Thursday, May 15 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.

InterAksyon.com