Furious 8 will be released on April 14, 2017, Vin Diesel confirmed at Universal’s CinemaCon panel on April 23.
Vin Diesel told the crowd of theater owners: “It means a lot to me to get your blessing.”
The actor took the audience back to two years ago when on the same stage at Caesars Palace, he and Paul Walker said they planned to move forward on a seventh film in the Fast and Furious franchise.
Paul Walker died in a 2013 car crash.
At various points after Paul Walker’s shocking death, it seemed as though Universal might have to cancel the production.
Furious 7 shooting was not yet complete when the crash happened, but special effects technicians and stunt doubles were able to complete the project, resulting in what domestic distribution chief Nick Carpou termed, “a cathartic experience for fans of Walker”.
Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe.
PlayStation TV is available in Japan since last year.
The micro-console represents Sony’s efforts to take on other streaming television consoles like AppleTV and Roku.
Unlike those, Sony’s offering will allow gamers access to PlayStation games.
Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe
Sony has announced the new consoles will go on sale in the US on October 14 and in the UK on November 14.
They will cost $99 in the US and 99 euros in Europe, and will include three games. The UK price has not yet been announced.
The console will allow users access to Sony’s games library via Remote Play, and it will also offer access to third-party applications like Netflix.
In the US, PlayStation TV will also offer access to Sony’s game-streaming service, PlayStation Now, which will be coming to Europe and the UK in 2015.
Sony has previously announced the existence of the PlayStation TV at various events.
The announcement was made during the PlayStation press conference at the Gamescom trade fair in Cologne in Germany, where Sony also announced it had sold 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles, better than rival Microsoft’s Xbox One.