New live show based on the Fast & Furious films will make stops in Italy, Germany, France, Norway and more.
EUROPE—Universal Brand Development, Fast Live Productions and Live Nation have unveiled dates for the European leg of the “Fast & Furious Live” tour, which will kick off in London at O2 Jan. 19, 2018 before heading across Europe.
The two-hour live show will feature precision performance driving and newly created stunts using cars and key scenes from the Fast & Furious film series created via state-of-the-art 3D projection mapping.
Cars like Dom’s legendary Dodge Charger, to the flip car from Fast & Furious 6, as well as exact replicas of fan favorites, “Fast & Furious Live” will evoke some of the moments from the franchise.
A team of stunt performers and drivers have started a rigorous training camp in preparation for the world tour. They will be joined by parkour athletes resulting in a global cast that will perform automotive and live action stunts.
The European tour will continue on to arenas in Belgium, Italy, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.
“It’s been years in the making, and we are beyond excited to finally show fellow fans what we have been creating in order to bring ‘Fast & Furious Live’ to the global stage,” says Rowland French, creative director and executive producer, “Fast & Furious Live.” “With this mix of extraordinary stunts, special effects, cutting-edge 3D-projection mapping—as well as drivers pushing their own limits—every performance will create an unforgettable experience for the live audience. Twenty-three cities across 14 countries is just the beginning for ‘Fast & Furious Live.’”
“‘Fast & Furious Live’ will allow audiences worldwide to experience the extreme action sequences from the franchise through an authentic live experience,” said Vince Klaseus, President, Universal Brand Development. “With this live show, we are redefining fan access and bringing audiences closer than ever to their favorite movie moments.”
“As the world's largest live-entertainment company, we have been part of many incredible shows, but we are especially thrilled to be working on “Fast & Furious Live,” which will offer fans a spectacle on an unprecedented scale,” says Phil Bowdery, executive president touring international music, Live Nation.