Ludacris said the “dumbest” question he gets asked is why the Fast & Furious franchise keep making the “Fast and Furious” movies.
Ludacris reveals reason for “Fast & Furious” series
Ludacris on 'FAST & FURIOUS': 'If you spend $200 Million and make $1 Billion who the f**k you gonna tell to stop shooting movies?’
The Hollywood actor and Atlanta rapper Luda recently sat down with All The Smoke podcast, to discuss the action film franchise's latest entry Fast X, and simply said the movies have continued to pull in “billions” of dollars from theatergoers.
“I hear people say all the time 'why do y'all keep doing these movies?' That's the dumbest fucking question in the world I'm gonna tell you why,” Luda said. “Because no matter what industry we in, podcasts, music, movies, it's all about a bottom line. It's about how much you spend compared to how much you make. We're making billions of fucking dollars, and I'm just giving you my heart I'm not trying to brag or nothing.”
Luda continued, “When some of y'all keep saying, 'why do y'all keep shooting these movies?' Let me tell you why. Because if you spend 200 million and you make a billion, who the fuck is you gonna tell to stop shooting movies when you're making 800 million dollars? How? Even if you don't like it, stop asking that God damn question.
Fast X, the tenth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise, earned the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend, drawing $318 million in global sales in its first weekend in theaters. Fast X, is on course to pass $1 billion at the box office and served as an Avengers-esque beginning of the end to the franchise. Furthermore, Ludacris’ first appearance in 2 Fast 2 Furious but became a franchise staple from Fast Five onwards. Tej Parker has become a beloved fan-favorite character. Now the rapper has explained why the franchise is so enduring.