Fast and the Furious 8 cast: Charlize Theron as the villain
Everybody loved her as Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road. Along with Theron, we will also get to see Game of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju as her henchman in Fast & Furious 8. It will be fun to watch a fight between The Rock and Hivju in the film, if that happens. The film has always been appreciated for few things it does incredibly well. But sadly, villains weren’t the one of them. The heroes in the film are often shown like a family, but the villains often failed to engage the audience. However, is reports were to be believed, Charlize Theron role as the villain is meant to change that.
During an interview Fast and the Furious 8 composer Brian Tyler gave some details over the Theron character. He said “There’s something about her, where you can see yourself as the Cipher that makes it more interesting and at the same time, disturbing. It’s the kind of villain who gets in your skin through sympathy.” And he added “Charlize have the ability to do just that, she’s a fantastic actor.”
However, Brian pointed out that this does not change the fact that she’s still the bad guy in the film. Charlize Theron is still a villain, with qualities that makes the audience to wonder what they think of her while watching the movie. Vin Diesel, the series lead also showed interest in the matter. Diesel on his Facebook page posted, that Charlize Theron has done a marvelous job in the role of Cipher, and he’s really impressed by her work in the film.
It’s no doubt every time we hear about the Fast and Furious 8, we get goosebumps and more excitement about its release. Fast and the Furious 8 will hit the theatres worldwide on April 14, 2017. Stay tuned for much more news and excitement from the next instalment of the film’s franchise.