And Almost Starring

Episode 56 - The Fast and the Furious

June 22, 2021

As the ninth(!) film in the franchise rolls into theaters this week, we’re going back to the beginning to break down the casting of 2001’s The Fast and the Furious! Which 90s heartthrob was considered for Dom? Which Oscar-winner passed on Brian? And how the heck did this franchise go from DVD player heists to car magnets and space spies?? Also – Amy Jo attempts to keep track of the Hollywood Jasons and watches the trailer for F9 for the first time!


The Fast and the Furious stars Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Strong, Matt Schulze, Ja Rule, Noel Gugliemi, and Ted Levine; directed by Rob Cohen  


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