’s Mia and Michelle Rodriguez
’s Letty are the “Fast and the Furious” franchise’s original female characters, but only in the upcoming “F9
” are the two actresses getting the opportunity to share a scene of value together. While the characters have appeared in group scenes, they’ve never interacted in a meaningful way until the soon-to-be-released ninth installment of the franchise. Brewster recently revealed (via Insider) it took the women speaking up to ensure “F9
” did justice to its female characters.
“Michelle [Rodriguez] was like, ‘Dude, we’ve never had a scene together. We’re always secondary with the guys. We don’t interact. We have a sisterhood. We need to explore this,'” Brewster said, adding that Rodriguez and “F9
” director Justin Lin
then became “very conscious” of shining a spotlight on Letty and Mia’s relationship.
“Michelle’s always been very outspoken about not doing anything