Who was supposed to play tej in Fast and Furious?

Who was supposed to play tej in Fast and Furious?

Fellow rapper and producer Redman, born Reginald Noble, was actually the original choice for the part of Tej Parker in The Fast and The Furious sequel, 2 Fast 2 Furious [Via ETOnline].

Who turned down Ludacris role in Fast and Furious?

Ja Rule
John Singleton says Ja Rule helped change Ludacris’ life. Ja Rule had a minor role as Edwin in the original “The Fast and the Furious” and, as he told MTV News in 2002, he was about to be a star in “2 Fast 2 Furious.” But not only was he not in the sequel, he was also not involved in any other Furious films.

How much did it cost to make fast and furious 7?

250 million USDFurious Seven / Budget
Even more successful was “Furious 7” (2015), which cost 190 million dollars to produce and generated box office revenue of more than 1.5 billion.

Who auditioned Mia Toretto?

The actresses who auditioned were Jessica Biel, Bijou Phillips, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Kirsten Dunst. Natalie Portman also tried out for the role but she was locked into the Star Wars prequel trilogy at the time.

How does Brian know Tej?

Tej is a friend of Brian O’Conner, who allowed him to participate in races when he lived in Miami, Florida. Later, Tej becomes a member of Dominic Toretto’s Crew when he is recruited by Dominic Toretto to steal money from a corrupt Portuguese businessman, Hernan Reyes.

Did Ja Rule turned down Fast and Furious?

Ja Rule Thought He Was “Too Big” For Fast & Furious In an interview (via Grantland), Singleton revealed that Ja Rule “got too big for himself” so he turned his sights to Ludacris, creating a new character for the fellow rapper.

Why didnt Ja Rule stay in Fast Furious?

According to an interview with the director of 2 Fast 2 Furious, Singleton claimed that Ja Rule refused to take part because he felt that he was “too big” for the film, even declining the offer of $500,000 for a small role. He said: “Ja got too big for himself […> He turned it down.

How much did F9 make at the box office?

726 million USDF9 / Box office