A new teaser for Snitch isn't the only "The Rock drives things" genre film coming this Super Bowl Sunday: The big game will also reportedly bring the first footage from Fast & Furious 6. Of course, without context, that first footage would just look like Paul Walker and some giant bald guys driving cars, which would be DUMB, so Universal has preceded the spot with an official synopsis describing the deeper motivations of giant bald guys driving cars.
If what you were hoping for in the sequel was "narrative [elevated] to even greater heights" and some wistful shots of Vin Diesel looking homesick, you're in luck:
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in "Fast & Furious 6." Reuniting for their most high-stakes adventure yet, fan favorites Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges and Elsa Pataky are joined by badass series newcomers Luke Evans and Gina Carano.
Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian's (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete.
Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again.
Building on the worldwide blockbuster success of Fast Five and taking the action, stunts and narrative to even greater heights, "Fast & Furious 6" sees director Justin Lin back behind the camera for the fourth time. He is supported by longtime producers Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel, who welcome producer Clayton Townsend back to the series.
Heightened narrative aside, weird that after the success of Fast Five, now they're adding words back to the title. You'd think they'd just call it "6", with some little motion lines drawn off it.