Michael Rooker Joins 'Fast & Furious 9'

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The next installment in the film franchise is due out May 22, 2020.

Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker is joining Fast & Furious 9.

Rooker will be playing Buddy, a small role in the latest installment in Universal's car-centric series. He will join a cast that includes franchise newcomer John Cena, as well as returning stars Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez and Helen Mirren, among others. 

Justin Lin is directing from a screenplay by Dan Casey.

Fast 9 is due out May 22, 2020.

Rooker was last in theaters in the superhero horror Brightburn, and will next be seen in Blumhouse's Fantasy Island movie and Paramount's adventure film Monster Problems.