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© Universal Pictures Vin Diesel and director Justin Lin are seen on set of "F9." Giles Keyte/Universal Pictures
- "F9" takes place after 2019's "Hobbs & Shaw."
- Justin Lin confirmed the "Fast Saga" timeline to Insider in an interview for the movie.
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In case there's any doubt, "Fast 9," the latest film in the "Fast Saga," takes place after "Hobbs & Shaw."
When asked if "F9" takes place after the 2019 "Fast & Furious" spinoff, director Justin Lin told Insider, "Yes. Yes, yes, yes," while smiling and nodding. © Universal Pictures, Insider Lin confirmed the "Fast & Furious" franchise timeline for Insider. Universal Pictures, Insider
Insider has kept tabs on the franchise's sacred timeline for years, so it only made sense to check in with Lin to make sure we knew exactly where "F9" fell in the vast "Fast" universe.
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If you're thinking that it's obvious "Fast 9" would take place after "Hobbs & Shaw," not so fast.
There was a time where "Fast 9" was originally supposed to come out in 2019, before "Hobbs & Shaw," but the film was later delayed.
The timeline confirmed by Lin makes sense.
In "F9," Queenie (Helen Mirren) is seen out of jail in a high-speed chase with Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) as they're outracing police. © Universal Pictures Helen Mirren races around London in "F9." Universal Pictures
When Insider mentioned that to Lin, he said, "Yeah," and nodded in agreement.
We asked the director because that scene could be interpreted to make you think that Queenie was eventually caught and put in jail, where she was in "Hobbs & Shaw." At the end of "Hobbs & Shaw," two of Queenie's three children break her out of prison.
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Gallery: The best (and worst) 'Fast and Furious' films, ranked (USA TODAY)
If you're rewatching the franchise, you can see the correct in which you should binge the "Fast Saga" here.
For reference, here's the quick rundown of the right way to watch the films in the franchise:
"Better Luck Tomorrow" (2003)
"The Fast and the Furious" (2001)
"The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious"
"2 Fast 2 Furious" (2003)
"Los Bandoleros" (2009)
"Fast & Furious" (2009) [the fourth film]
"Fast Five" (2011)
"Fast & Furious 6" (2013)
"The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" (2006)
"Furious 7" (2015)
"The Fate of the Furious" (2017)
"Hobbs & Shaw" (2019)
"F9" is in theaters on June 25. You can read our review here.
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