The Fabulous Helen Mirren | Exclusive ‘Fate of the Furious’ Behind the Scenes Clip

The Fast and Furious movies have inexplicably grown from a macho, low budget street racing movie to a sprawling, inclusive, multi-billion dollar motion picture franchise, and audiences wouldn’t have it any other way. After all, in what other movie could you possibly find Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Michelle Rodriguez and Helen Mirren?

The Oscar-winning, wholly respectable star of The QueenGosford ParkPrime Suspect and (admittedly) Caligula joined the blockbuster franchise in this year’s mega-hit The Fate of the Furious, and you can bet your butts that the cast and crew knew just how lucky they were to have her. And it turns out that Helen Mirren felt pretty lucky too: in this exclusive clip from the Blu-ray, we find out that she actually fought pretty hard to work with Vin Diesel in the first place.

The Fate of the Furious is now available on Digital HD, and premieres on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on July 11, 2017.

Also: All Nine ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies, Ranked (Yes, There Are Nine of Them)

 

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