“Fast and Furious 8” filmmakers has selected Charlize Theron to play Cipher, the main antagonist. However, the viewers might be confused with their insights about her because she is said to be a “complicated” villain. Find out why.
Film composer Brian Tyler revealed that Theron has an unexplainable charisma that fits her character. “It’s like a siren kind of thing,” he told Entertainment Weekly.
“There’s no question the havoc and villainy she brings [but] you’re attracted to it. There’s something where you can kind of see yourself in this villain that makes it more disturbing and, at the same time, more interesting,” Tyler continued.
He also compared the actress to the legendary villain, Hannibal Lecter of the “Hannibal” franchise, “The Manhunter,”Red Dragon” and the famous flick “Silence of the Lambs.” “It’s the sympathetic villains, in a way, who really get under your skin,” the composer added.
Additionally, Vin Diesel also commended Theron’s performance and they are thankful that the actress joined in the action movie. “Wait until you meet Cipher, of all her films you have never seen this character she has created… She has truly brought her A game to this saga and we are all grateful for it,” he wrote on his Facebook account.
As for the latest updates, Movie Web revealed the latest snapshots of the characters. Those who are included in the photo other than the villain are Jason Statham as Deckard Shaw, Kurt Russell as Mr. Nobody, Tyrese Gibson as Roman, Vin Diesel as Dom, Michelle Rodriguez as Leti, Ludacris as Tej, Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey and Dwayne Johnson as Agent Hobbs.
Also, “Game of Thrones” star Kristofer Hivju plays a new character who is set to play one of Cipher’s henchmen. The image reportedly came out after a video teasing an “insane garage stunt” in Cleveland went online.
“Fast and Furious 8” will be out on big screens on April 14, 2017.