fast and livid everyday Michelle Rodriguez will play Leticia Ortiz in the ninth installment in spite of everything.

The actor, who has been connected with the motion franchise considering the fact that its inception, had stated in a June 2017 Instagram publish that she might thinking about taking walks out of the movies if producers don't “some love to the women of the franchise on the subsequent one”.

in line with Bloomberg, F&F manufacturers have heeded her call for and the ninth movie will involve a female screenwriter.

on the recently held Bloomberg future of Equality Summit in London, Rodriguez had pointed out why she decided to take a stand, “I felt like there was no longer sufficient of a woman voice inside the franchise. You have to evolve with the times, now not just pander to certain demographics which can be stuck.”

speedy & livid nine doesn’t have a release date, but production is anticipated to begin this year. Justin Lin, who directed fast 5 and rapid & furious 6, will go back to helm the ninth and tenth films.