• How Much Money Has F9 Made At The Box Office So Far?
F9: Fast & Furious 9 has now released in the US and it’s a commercial success.
It has made more than $70 million in US so far, which is a record in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic era.
While F9 surpassed surpassed the domestic launch of Hobbs & Shaw ($60 million), it didn’t draw the numbers that The Fate of The Furious drew in its opening week in 2017 ($98.8 million). WWF Legend The Rock (who’s also the highest paid actor in Hollywood) was a part of both Hobbs & Shaw and The Fate of The Furious.
F9 is being shown in 4,179 theaters in North America and had the biggest domestic opening weekend since “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, which was released back in December 2019.
F9 has made more than $400 million internationally. The movie drew $30 million last Friday, which is a one-day record in the current pandemic era.
With the success of F9, the “Fast & Furious” franchise has become the 5th biggest movie franchise in the World, by surpassing the X-Men series.
WWE Legend John Cena is playing the role of Jakob Toretto in F9, the brother of lead character Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel).
WWE congratulated Cena on the success of F9 with the following tweet:
CONGRATULATIONS @JohnCena! 👋
Number 1️⃣ in the Box Office
Number 1️⃣ in our ❤️ pic.twitter.com/0DwISjuKFu
— WWE (@WWE) June 29, 2021
Cena is expected to return to WWE in July.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (June 29, 2007) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!
On this day in 2007, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.
This episode was pre-taped at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE The Great American Bash 2007’ PPV.
Here’s the official match-card from that night:
1. Ric Flair vs. Carlito
2. Matt Hardy vs. Lance Cade
3. WWE Cruiserweight Title: Chavo Guerrero Jr. vs. Funaki vs. Jamie Noble
4. Deuce & Domino vs. Cryme Tyme
5. MVP vs. Kane
6. Mickie James vs. Victoria
7. Eugene vs. The Great Khali
8. Batista vs. Edge