"The Fate of the Furious" sees lead character Dominic Toretto,
played by Vin Diesel, go rogue. Theron, who won a best actress
Academy Award for "Monster", plays the villainous Cipher.
"Charlize was very upset when she found out that she wasn't
going to drive any cars, but Cipher, I think, was very excited
to know that she was going to have her own badass jet," Theron
told a Beijing news conference to promote the movie.
The actress was joined by director F. Gary Gray and fellow cast
member Jason Statham, who returns to the action-packed franchise
and said the most difficult part was not getting injured during
"It's about what we're expected to do and trying to stay safe
because we're trying to blur the lines of like, really
death-defying stuff," he said.
The movie, released worldwide next month, also stars Dwayne
Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson.
(Reporting by Joseph Campbell; Writing by Marine Hass,; Editing
by Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Ed Osmond)
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