February 16, 2023
Let’s ride. HDTGM family members Paul and Jason gleefully watch and react to the first trailer for Fast X, the latest installment in the Fast and Furious franchise. Do Charlize Theron and Michelle Rodriguez pull a Face/Off? Is Jason Momoa playing a Brazilian man? Would Greta Thunberg approve of Dom’s gasoline usage? Is the true villain of the franchise… Dom’s sleeves? For the answers to these questions and more, buckle up and press your podcast player’s NOS button.
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312 — Fast X Trailer Reaction
Paul Scheer [00:00:00] It’s the most exciting movie of the year and it’s only a trailer. We saw Fast X the trailer, so you know what that means.
Intro Song [00:00:10] [Intro Music]
Paul Scheer [00:00:27] Hello, people of Earth and welcome to How Did This Get Made? This is a very special edition of How Did This Get Made? We are postponing our regularly scheduled episode because Jason and I just saw the Fast 10 trailer. That’s right. We live, watched it, and we have recorded an episode. We didn’t know how long it was going to be. But let me tell you right now, it was about an hour. Okay? We watched a four minute trailer and had an hour long reaction to it. We’re going to get into everything that we think, everything that we love, everything that we liked, because guess what? We don’t dislike any part of it. I’m here for Momoa. So what you’re hearing right now is Jason and I getting together. We were actually live streaming. We did it as a one time event. We just announced it right before we went live. We talked to some of the people in the chat, but it’s our first reaction to seeing any footage from Fast Ten. And after recording it, we’re like, “This is a full episode.” So enjoy. Fast ten, The Reaction Trailer.
Paul Scheer [00:01:37] All right, here we are, Jason.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:01:40] Yeah, yeah. Let’s go, Let’s go!
Paul Scheer [00:01:44] Boom, boom. I cannot wait. We have not seen the Fast ten trailer yet.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:01:52] Zero. I’ve seen nothing.
Paul Scheer [00:01:55] I thought it came out last week, but those were just trailers for the series to get you primed for the trailer that came out this morning.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:02:04] There’s a part of me that, like, by the way, thrilled to be here with you, Paul. Thrilled to be here. Be here with the fans who are here. I’m told there are 25,000 people watching this with us.
Paul Scheer [00:02:16] This is one of the biggest worldwide events. Obviously, this is going to be a very special edition of How Did This Get Made. Kind of a Last Looks preview. You’ll be able to listen to this full episode and check out Jason and I on Last Looks as we interview people and talk about the stuff we’re into. But this is a special event, not unlike last night where Vin Diesel, Vin Diesel literally last night, hosted a premiere for the trailer and compared himself to Tolkien by saying that he understands why Tolkien’s stopped writing because mythologies are hard.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:02:51] Wait, Tolkien or George R.R. Martin?
Paul Scheer [00:02:54] No, Tolkien.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:02:55] Oh, God. Oh, my God. Oh, no, that’s incredible. That’s an incredible comp. Yes, please. I said this to you over text. We need to protect Vin Diesel. He’s too precious. He’s too precious for us. We need to protect him.
Paul Scheer [00:03:12] He literally, he took that comment and he was because, you know, Vin Diesel’s like a D&D guy. He loves all that sort of stuff. So he was very, like, he was very sincere. Like, yeah, that’s what we are. We’re doing Lord of the Rings with cars and this movie– I mean, we talk about what we know, which is, I don’t know much. All I know–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:03:34] I know nothing. I know zero. Oh, no, no, that’s not true. I know casting. I know, I know people. I don’t know plot. I mean, I do know who is in here.
Paul Scheer [00:03:43] I know casting. I also know two details, one which is very public, which is Justin Lin started shooting this movie and then quit a couple of weeks into it. And so and then Louis. Louis letter or Louis Leterrier.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:04:01] Louis Leterrier, yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:04:03] Took over. Now, last night Louis–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:04:06] Great great great action movie director. Director of Taken. Director of a number of other great action movies.
Paul Scheer [00:04:14] A great choice. Last night he said on the red carpet that there was a moment where they said to him, “You need to rewrite the entire third act and you only have this airplane ride to do it.” So he rewrote the entire third act of this movie. I don’t know how long the airplane ride was. I don’t think it was like L.A. to San Francisco. But I think, you know.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:04:40] Can you imagine having that kind of pressure on a movie that is like, you know, is going to cost half a billion dollars? Like, oh, how much with delays and effects Like this has got to be a $400 million movie at least.
Paul Scheer [00:04:57] I believe the picture was losing like $200,000 a day when they were in between Justin Lin, and getting the new director. So it was like nothing was even happening was just like money was going out the door. So this is a two parter, though, right? Like Fast Ten is–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:05:16] I wish we knew and maybe there is, but I bet it’ll never come out like a Hearts of Darkness style documentary about the making of the last Fast and Furious movies. Like that would make me so happy.
Paul Scheer [00:05:32] My step sister had a book, and I always think about this book. It was a romance book, and if you read it like the right way, the way you know, from left to right like that, it was the girl story of falling in love with the boy. And if you flipped it around the other way, it was the boys story of falling in love with the girl. And what I would like is a Fast X Vin Diesel’s version of the story and then a true oral history of what actually happened.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:05:57] Yeah, give it to me. Like I want, this is. I mean, and I hesitate to say it, but Vin Diesel was right. This is the fellowship that we need. This is the fellowship of the rings. The engine rings. Are there rings in a car? There’s got to be– hey chat, some nerd in the chat is going to know there’s engine rings.
Paul Scheer [00:06:22] Sounds like a thing.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:06:25] This is the mythology of our time.
Paul Scheer [00:06:33] I will say this, too. It is the mythology of our time. This is a four minute long trailer.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:06:38] Oh, okay.
Paul Scheer [00:06:39] And from what I understand, from the four minute long trailer, my friend, I don’t know if I can say his name because he’s in the business, but I want to quote him. He said, “If you give at a minimum, everyone that we see in the trailer, 3 minutes of screen time, this movie is 7 hours long.”
Jason Mantzoukas [00:06:58] Oh, ugh. Oh, by the way, release the seven hour cut. Give me an hour of Letty. Give me an hour of Charlize. I don’t even want 3 minutes. I want more. Give me–.
Paul Scheer [00:07:15] I want more Moa, Jason More-moa.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:07:19] More Moa! That’s great. That’s the t shirt.
Paul Scheer [00:07:23] Just so you know, I want to read off some cast as people are still piling in and in a big way. So before we start, we’re going to be watching the trailer live with you. So we have not seen it. We’re watching it live with you. I’m letting people pile in a little bit, but I’ll say this: Rita Moreno,.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:07:35] How many people are here? 30,000?
Paul Scheer [00:07:37] 30,000 people, I think they have. Yeah, it’s big.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:07:41] That’s incredible.
Paul Scheer [00:07:43] Rita Moreno, Charlize Theron. Helen Mirren. Alan Ritchson. Jason Momoa. Brie Larson, Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel. Jordanna Brewster. Michael Rooker. Scott Eastwood, Sung Kang.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:08:01] Yondu? We’ve got Yondu in the movie? So you’re telling me we’ve got Yondu and Groot in this movie. What?! Come on.
Paul Scheer [00:08:10] Wait, didn’t Michael Rooker kill his dad, or is Michael Rooker his dad? I’m forgetting that plot point from the last movie. His dad was, like, murdered via tire iron after the race. Yeah, I think it might have been Michael Rooker.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:08:23] Let me ask you this. When does this movie come out?
Paul Scheer [00:08:26] I believe May.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:08:27] Okay. Are you willing to commit to a full series rewatch for to prepare for this movie?
Paul Scheer [00:08:35] I think that that’s the only way to do it. And I yes, I accept that challenge. It’s not a it’s not even a challenge. I’m in. Let’s do it.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:08:42] I’m in. Let’s do it.
Paul Scheer [00:08:44] Okay. Oh, by the way, Michael Rooker was his pit crew, a family friend. His dad died in the crash. Rooker was his buddy. Thank you. That’s what we need to chat for. That’s quick updates.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:08:54] So like Rooker is his father figure. His surrogate father is going to play some sort of role like that, my assumption is.
Paul Scheer [00:09:01] I believe so. And some people are saying was Rooker even in the last one? I thought he was Scott Eastwood is back, Sung Kang is back, Tyrese is back, Cardi B is back. Cardi B with that weird cameo in the last movie where she works for like the FBI.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:09:16] Yes. Yes!
Paul Scheer [00:09:18] She is back. Ludacris obviously is back. That’s what we know.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:09:23] There is a rumor. There is a rumor. I’m sure it’s not going to be in this trailer that Giselle, that Gal Gadot is back as Giselle.
Paul Scheer [00:09:32] All right, here’s my pitch.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:09:33] Or maybe it is in here. And we just–.
Paul Scheer [00:09:36] That’s what I’m going to say. My gut is everything is going to be on the table. It’s a Vin Diesel movie. He’s not– a four minute long trailer. And he had, again, a premiere for the trailer, which, by the way–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:09:52] Which we were not invited to. I’m furious.
Paul Scheer [00:09:55] I don’t know why. We are the biggest proponents.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:09:59] It as if they think– do they not realize that the majority of the box office is due to us and our fans going to see these movies?
Paul Scheer [00:10:08] I feel like if they’re not, I mean, we should be getting six packs of Corona to our house on the reg.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:10:14] Yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:10:14] Oh, by the way, now, Heineken, I guess they changed. Or Scott Eastwood. Scott Eastwood drinks Heineken. And I think they split the marketing on that last one because Coronas were not in the last one.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:10:26] Is that true? I didn’t realize it. Are Heineken and Corona the same. I wonder, are they the same parent company?
Paul Scheer [00:10:35] Again. Chat. Get into the– we need to find out. I hope that Kurt Russell’s in it. I don’t know, but Kurt Russell seems like he is a great person to be a mix.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:10:45] Mr. Nobody. We need Mr. Nobody back in these movies. Absolutely. Our favorite Kurt Russell from two of our blank check episodes. We’ve talked exclusively about Kurt Russell.
Paul Scheer [00:10:57] So this is what we’re going to do. We did this last time. We didn’t do this as a live stream last time, but we did it. What we’re going to do is Jason and I have the ability at any time to say stop and we can discuss because we’re not just going to play the trailer through. We’ll stop at any point just to– it could be for a second. Could be for a couple minutes. We don’t know. So we’re going to go in and and watch it. I feel like we have a great– Wow, the audience keeps on building.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:11:24] Look at all these fucking nerds. Look at them go.
Paul Scheer [00:11:26] I love it. Well, I’m glad we get to watch it all together. We get to watch it all together. This is great.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:11:31] I couldn’t be more excited to be here with you, Paul, and with all these fucking nerds.
Paul Scheer [00:11:35] I got so excited this morning because I knew we were going to record this either way. And then the reaction that I heard made me go, we have to go– we asked Adam Scott to join us. He was unfortunately working, but very bummed that he could not be here. I think he’s working on Severance season two.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:11:52] What a fool.
Paul Scheer [00:11:53] What a fool. Tell Ben Stiller you need 30 minutes off.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:11:57] Tell him right now. Send him. You’re on his the whatever. Instagram, Twitter? Tell him he’s fucking blowing it. Family.
Paul Scheer [00:12:10] All right, So here we go. We’ll get into it. All right. I’m going to hit play. All right. And let’s see if this works. I think it will.
Trailer Audio [00:12:22] I know that this road has been very hard, and yet here you are building this magnificent family.
Paul Scheer [00:12:32] I’m going to pause it for one second because I’m already–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:12:34] I’m in. I’m in.
Paul Scheer [00:12:36] I like I don’t know who she plays. I imagine she’s the matriarch. I don’t know if this is– I think his mom has passed away. We know that. Dom’s mom has passed away. This is, I’m gonna assume, his grandma, Rita Moreno.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:12:48] Really? You think he’s had a grandma this whole time and we’ve just not seen? I mean, I love, by the way. I mean, it’s literally she’s positioned here like she’s an angel. She’s in all white. She’s at the table and she gets the voiceover. She is the voiceover.
Paul Scheer [00:13:04] A character that we don’t know in the 10th film is leading the voiceover for the film. Now, what caught my eye.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:13:11] Okay, go ahead. Yes, please.
Paul Scheer [00:13:13] What caught my eye was that she’s also wearing the Toretto cross like Dom Toretto. She is fully, she’s got a cross, too. Like everybody’s got a chunky piece of hardware on in this movie.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:13:29] Do you think in Act three of this movie, Rita Moreno fights Dame Helen Mirren to the death? The matriarch of the Shaw family, like the two, like Rita Moreno versus Dame Helen Mirren. Yeah, just like Boom, boom, boom.
Paul Scheer [00:13:49] Queenie! Queenie and Rita. And also, I can say for those of you who’ll eventually be listening to this, she’s dressed like Elvis. She and by the way, she looks great. Rita Moreno having an amazing resurgence. She’s always been great.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:14:04] Rita Moreno, top of my list, like hottest, hottest person in this movie and this movie.
Paul Scheer [00:14:10] So far, everyone at the table. I see a child here sitting next to Cipher or no, that’s Ramsey. I believe this is Ramsey right here. And I believe that.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:14:21] Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:14:22] Again, the kids I’m getting, I know that there was a kid that they had to rescue and I think that was, that might have been Ramsay’s kid.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:14:31] What if Rita Moreno, What if Rita Moreno was playing Gizelle who got, like, shifted into a different timeline and got old? Like, old Captain America?
Paul Scheer [00:14:42] If we do, if Fast ten becomes a multiverse and there’s, like, and all of a sudden you can have, like, a young Vin come in. Oh, I love all this. I love.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:14:52] Oh, I see in the chat that someone, somebody in the chat said that Rita is single now. Oh, wow. Okay. Interesting.
Paul Scheer [00:14:59] I think her character’s single. Way to go, Rita.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:15:01] Noted. Noted. Okay, here we go. Here we go.
Paul Scheer [00:15:05] I didn’t mean to stop so early, but the crosses.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:15:09] Early and often. Please, let’s get it.
Paul Scheer [00:15:11] Here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:15:11] This road has been very hart. And yet here you are building this magnificent family.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:15:18] Can you stop? Okay. Okay. I love that Dom is wearing a mechanic’s shirt with Toretto. I love it. Get me that shirt. Somebody make us these shirts. Send them to us, please.
Paul Scheer [00:15:33] Because here’s the thing. I just had that same thought. I’m like, is he’s still working as a mechanic? Is he still?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:15:40] Nobody knows his name? Mustn’t he now be so wanted that he shouldn’t be identified. Shouldn’t he be in like hiding.
Paul Scheer [00:15:49] And also they blew up his house in the last movie. So they’ve rebuilt the house. They’re back here. You would think that they would maybe, you know, look, I’m looking to the next door neighbor. It seems like they have a very adversarial relationship with the next door neighbor next door neighbor has a chain link fence up.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:16:03] Yeah. And look at the the blue cooler. Like, what is the what is the set dec? What is going on here? Like, these people are like, “You know what? Those tomatoes are bad news. We want to sit on our porch, but we don’t want them to come and talk to us.”.
Paul Scheer [00:16:18] Because they actually do have a nice piece of yard furniture there, which is just like a nice wicker chair. They are out there. It’s not an unused deck. But then you look to the other side and it looks like Americana, like the Toretto house. Beautiful shutters and everything is painted really nice. You would think that they would have a better– maybe this is the villain. The next door neighbor is the villain. Like “All that construction when that house blew up.”
Jason Mantzoukas [00:16:42] Holy shit.
Paul Scheer [00:16:43] All right. For people who don’t know, this is in LA.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:16:46] Their neighbors must hate them. Go ahead. Yeah, I would hate them.
Paul Scheer [00:16:48] All right. “Always having their barbecues, never inviting us.” All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:16:54] What’s going on in that head of yours?
Trailer Audio [00:17:05] I’m afraid of losing someone I love.
Paul Scheer [00:17:08] I will say this. Already off to a great start.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:17:13] Slow, slow smile from Vin. A slow smile.
Paul Scheer [00:17:17] And he does look like he’s CGI there.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:17:21] Oh absolutely. Absolutely. That’s giving me big, deep fake vibes.
Paul Scheer [00:17:27] Like, why is he CGI? There’s no stunt here besides showing love.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:17:32] No, I think 90% of this movie is A.I. assisted. I think the chat bot made this, like what is happening?
Paul Scheer [00:17:43] Also, I love that the premise that they have set up. The inciting incident is my kid is worried about like– there is no– at this moment there’s no threat. My threat is what if there is a threat that freaks me out. So does that mean he’s going have to go kill everybody that he’s ever worked for to assure that there’s no threat?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:18:07] Well, he’s doing it in order to protect his son. Truly, in order to– he has so many enemies that are true threats. The idea that he continues to stubbornly live in that house, brazenly eating in the backyard with his– We should all currently log off and call Child Protective Services on Dom Toretto. This is shameful.
Paul Scheer [00:18:34] He is asking. I could find him. I’m sure he keeps the store open too. He can’t go back to his normal life. We’re only 20 seconds in. All right, here we go.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:18:45] The only way this this CGI backdrop makes any sense is if suddenly the city behind him erupts in a mushroom cloud. I hope that’s what happens.
Paul Scheer [00:18:57] Look, I’m not above aliens being in this movie. We’ve already been to space.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:19:01] I would love it if this was War of the Worlds two.
Paul Scheer [00:19:07] All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:19:14] Dominic Toretto. You’re about to learn all about fear.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:19:19] Yes.
Paul Scheer [00:19:20] Oh, yeah.
Trailer Audio [00:19:25] Such a beautiful life. Filled with love and family. I never got that chance.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:19:29] Okay, We’re back in Brazil. We’re back in Brazil, baby.
Paul Scheer [00:19:32] I’m pausing this to say this. First of all, holy shit. Momoa in full effect. I love. I love that they’ve switched voiceovers too.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:19:42] Not only that, not only have they switched voiceovers, I love that Dom’s introduction is like sitting at the table talking to his kid. Momoa action, riding a motorcycle, hair in the wind, throwing explosives underneath trucks. This dude is already my favorite character in this movie. The only reason, the only reason I’m angry is that they cast the wrong Jason M. Put me in this movie. Come on. Give me a silver jacket.
Paul Scheer [00:20:09] By the way. I feel like. He’s giving me Johnny Depp vibes. I mean, the fact that everyone’s kind of dressing like Elvis in this, too, I don’t know. It’s like this. He is wearing a glitter jacket while committing some sort of a crime. I mean, cars are flipping over.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:20:27] I love that. I love that he throws the thing under and just goes, boom. That’s like, Fuck yeah, man. That’s what we’re doing here. Momoa already arrives, and not only knows the movie he’s in, he fucking is owning the movie he’s in. He’s just coming in and being like, “Yoink!”.
Paul Scheer [00:20:43] I don’t mean to send any shade to Vin Diesel because, you know, obviously he’s the head of this pyramid, but he is bringing people that are constantly going “We’ll one up ya.” Like it’s, whether it’s John Cena. Well I mean it’s, it’s The Rock. This is the thing. The push-pull of Vin is that he knows he’s got to bring in the best. I mean he said he wanted Denzel in this. All right, I’m rewinding it back.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:21:08] You know what I want? I don’t want Denzel in this. I want the Equalizer. I want Denzel in character as the character from The Equalizer.
Paul Scheer [00:21:17] Can we get John Wick in there, too? I mean, at this point.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:21:20] Done. Tick tock, tick tock. Come on. I mean, all I want is to say, “tick tock, Mr. Toretto. Tick tock.” Come on.
Paul Scheer [00:21:27] I meant I didn’t mean to pull it back this far, but I paused in the scene here, and it looks like Vin Diesel’s in some sort of a room where every character from the movies are. That’s Tyrese, there. Tyrese is an escape room. Hobbs is being. It looks like maybe if we’re talking about characters coming in, maybe Jigsaw is coming in from the SAW movies I mean which would be great.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:21:54] I really think these are important movies.
Paul Scheer [00:21:59] I agree. I agree. I mean–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:02] Maybe the most important movies of our time?
Paul Scheer [00:22:05] You know, look, Tom Cruise getting a lot of attention for bringing back the movies with Top Gun. I would argue this brought it back first. Anyway, I don’t want to put pressure on it.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:15] Do you think this makes more money than Top Gun Maverick?
Paul Scheer [00:22:20] No, only because Top Gun worked this weird angle where it was like you’re like 60 year old parent wanted to see Top Gun.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:32] Okay, you’re right. You’re right.
Paul Scheer [00:22:33] I don’t think the same thing is true for this. I think it should. And I think they would love it. But I think that there is some like a dad movie element.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:40] You’re right. There’s something special about that that really, really captured everyone’s attention. You’re right.
Paul Scheer [00:22:47] I mean, by the way, these movies have all the energy and action. I would love to see it. I just think that the hat trick that.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:52] No, no, I think you’re probably right.
Paul Scheer [00:22:53] All right, so here we go.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:22:54] Let’s go.
Trailer Audio [00:22:57] You’re about to learn all about fear.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:23:02] Oh, a second boom?
Paul Scheer [00:23:04] No, because I rewound it.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:23:05] Oh. Oh.
Trailer Audio [00:23:05] And so I never got that chance. You stole that from me. My future.
Paul Scheer [00:23:15] Whoa, wait a second. Okay, wait a minute.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:23:18] Can you rewind a little bit? This just got choppy for me. Okay, I just missed. I missed a bunch of stuff.
Paul Scheer [00:23:23] Okay, so basically, I’ll rewind it back again. So basically.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:23:27] So basically, we cut back to Brazil and the bank vault heist, right?
Paul Scheer [00:23:34] Well, so what happens is Rita Moreno passes the torch of narration over to Momoa. Momoa’s like, “I know you love family, and that’s great, but guess what? You took that away from me.” We go to Brazil, I think, to set up why he’s there. And then we get, we get Paul Walker. Paul Walker. I mean, it’s yeah, I guess in flashback, but we are getting Paul Walker.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:23:57] So Brazil is the setting of Fast and Furious 6. The one with the vault, the car vault.
Paul Scheer [00:24:06] Right. When they pull the safe through the streets.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:24:07] Yeah. Which is, again, a practical stunt, that is– we’ve said it before. There’s an incredible making of video where they have that giant box attached to cars and they’re driving through the streets with it.
Paul Scheer [00:24:20] It’s amazing. Now, I will say this. I rewound it again so if you see anything you’re duplicating it. It’s only because we rewound it.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:24:26] It’s Fast 5. I apologize, everybody. Everybody, relax.
Paul Scheer [00:24:31] Yeah, we got it. Everyone gets it. They seemingly. Another use of CGI put Momoa in a scene that we’ve already seen that last moment of him standing next to. Okay, so here, I’ll rewind it back to the. Oh, so. Okay, we’re rewinding it here. Here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:24:51] Dominic Toretto. You’re about to learn all about fear. Boom. You built such a beautiful life filled with love and family. I never got the chance. You stole that from me. My future. My family. And now, I’m going to break yours.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:25:26] Oh, yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:25:29] I’m in. Wait, so this is crazy. I already got the Momoa spin off. Can we get the Momoa spin off?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:25:36] Give me the Momoa-verse.
Paul Scheer [00:25:38] Okay, so what we’ve just seen is that Momoa has been here the entire time plotting revenge. He was in that movie. He is in cars that we’ve seen hit. We’re having a flashback in an extended flashback. So it’s not even just going into the other movie. It seems like it’s extending the movie.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:25:55] So it’s yeah, it really is. It’s giving new context and understanding to the villains of that movie and reframing it such that Momoa is the person who paid that price, lost that family, lost that money.
Paul Scheer [00:26:07] Which is the joke that we’ve been having forever, which is how many people died in Fast Five for them to steal that stupid safe?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:26:15] Okay. Now, at the end of that, what we were just watching, Momoa appears to kill someone with a knife and then lick it. Incredible stuff. But my guy needs to get tested. That’s wild. I don’t know if he knows, you can’t just be stabbing random people and licking it. I mean, yes, it’s terrifying.
Paul Scheer [00:26:34] Not post COVID. Come on.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:26:36] Come on.
Paul Scheer [00:26:37] All right, so here we go. I rewound it a little bit it looks like if I’m guessing and I think the chat is talking about this, too. It looks like Vin Diesel killed his dad.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:26:48] Yeah. Who was the bad guy in Fast Five.
Paul Scheer [00:26:50] But it also seems like Jason Momoa was next to his dad the entire time. We just didn’t see him.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:26:57] Wow.
Paul Scheer [00:26:58] Which fuck yeah, for retconning. Get it all in there. Like, this is not even retconning. This is like–
Jason Mantzoukas [00:27:04] What’s great is they’re so smart. They’re just building out the world that we already know. They’re saying, “Okay, remember this part?” Just off screen was Jason Momoa.
Paul Scheer [00:27:15] He was there.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:27:16] Now in the same way that they placed, for better or worse, Statham at the scene where theoretically Han is killed in Tokyo drift, you know. Like recontextualizing a beat we’ve already seen.
Paul Scheer [00:27:34] We were duped. But it’s almost like someone’s like they told you great story. And it’s like, Oh, yeah, I forgot to mention this is also happening there, too. It’s like, wait, you forgot. You didn’t mention this other thing? Like I couldn’t get into it. I couldn’t get into it. Layers, Layers. It’s like George Santos. Just more and more come out.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:27:54] Yeah, It’s just like George Santos. Well put, Paul, This is the movie. This is the George Santos of movies.
Paul Scheer [00:28:02] Just more and more layers. More and more layers. All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:28:09] And now.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:28:11] Can you pause for a second? So does this mean, are we not to understand that Jason Momoa is a Brazilian character in this movie? Is he a Brazilian man?
Paul Scheer [00:28:25] Okay. All right. I mean, look, we don’t know. We’ve always said we don’t know what Dominic Toretto is. We don’t know if he’s Italian. We don’t know if he’s Spanish. We don’t. We don’t know. And of course, Vin Diesel made that movie Multi-facial, where he could be anything. He could be literally like that was his–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:28:42] I don’t remember that.
Paul Scheer [00:28:43] Oh, I mean, it’s a great title for a movie. So Vin Diesel’s first thing was a short film that he made called Multi Facial.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:28:50] Yes. That he went to Sundance with. Yes.
Paul Scheer [00:28:53] I can be. I am. I am all ethnicities. I can be. Like it’s a weird idea, but almost like it’s almost like an acting reel. It’s like, “I’m everything I could be literally everything.” And this continues the trend.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:29:09] It’s borne out. He’s done it.
Paul Scheer [00:29:11] Yeah he’s done it all.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:29:12] It’s called Vin Diesel’s multi facials?
Paul Scheer [00:29:18] It really was surprising. It won an AVN award and an award at Sundance. All right. So here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:29:30] I’m going to break yours. Piece by piece.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:29:37] Oh, hello. Woah! Hold on a second.
Paul Scheer [00:29:43] Yeah. All right.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:29:43] So, I mean, like. So that’s some next level stuff. Momoa, it’s not a silver jacket. It is a snakeskin jacket, I believe.
Paul Scheer [00:29:51] Makes way more sense. Love it.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:29:53] Incredible. Then we get Momoa setting off some sort of dirty bomb or something in Brazil and then. Then he gives the Christ like, just like we’ve seen the statue of Christ over the city. He is Christ. He’s the Jesus Christ of these movies.
Paul Scheer [00:30:12] Okay. Let me just bring one thing to our conversation here, which is simply this: this sympathetic character is now a villain. This is a man whose father was brutally killed by our heroes. And we have to figure out how to make him a bad guy, because the truth is, we want him to kill Vin. Wait, I mean, like, if we have any justice, it’s like, Oh, you killed my father. So Momoa has every reason to hunt down Vin Diesel, Right? Like, but we gotta flip the script. I like that, too.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:30:51] I like it because, you know, even though those bad guys. His father was a bad guy, he, like, weren’t they? Weren’t they still in the vault? Weren’t they? Were they drug dealers or were they–
Paul Scheer [00:31:00] They were drug dealers. Yeah. So his dad could be a bad guy, but still–
Jason Mantzoukas [00:31:05] He’s a bad guy avenging. But I still love it because here’s the deal. You know, the Torettos have to have made enemies. So we have to, you know, right? The people are coming to pay. They owe people. So let’s do this.
Paul Scheer [00:31:20] Momoa is the fucking the best.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:31:24] This is incredible.
Paul Scheer [00:31:25] I also am wondering, like, when he first stabs that guy and licks the blood, I’m like, those don’t seem like anybody in Dom’s crew. That seems like they’re going for, like, a real tertiary connection. It’s like, we’re going to kill Scott Eastwood, and then we’ll be like, Oh, you can’t kill Scott Eastwood. It’s like, All right, well.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:31:39] I love that. I would say we’ve watched one minute of this four minute trailer, and I’m going to say a solid 45 seconds have been just Momoa.
Paul Scheer [00:31:53] He’s got to be our villian.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:31:54] Yeah, they know this movie, people. He just is popping from this movie.
Paul Scheer [00:31:58] I mean, I feel like I will say, as much as I’ve loved Idris Elba and I know that’s Hobbs and Shaw doesn’t really count. And as much as I love Jason Statham, I feel like this is going to rival Statham as far– like everyone’s upped it. The Rock was the villain because he was a good guy. Statham upped it. But this is like, he’s doing x2 on Statham now. Like, I feel like he’s embracing it, because we don’t have a bombastic character.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:32:26] Statham is that kind of stoic, stone faced. He’s doing his Statham thing. Charlize’s villain, also smart, and everybody who’s come in as a villain has, for the most part, been evil with malice. Sharp, focused. Nobody is peacocking like Momoa is. This is incredible stuff from Momoa.
Paul Scheer [00:32:50] It’s like, I love Charlize. She’s amazing in this, but she’s cunning and smart. Like we need to have snake skin, licking blood, saying boom, we need it. Because, by the way, this is my issue and I know we’ll get into– most people disagree with me. But what I loved about Hobbs and Shaw was it was fun. Fast Five was fun. And a lot of the times these movies can lose. When Ludacris and Tyrese are not on screen, it can be overly serious. And I think that having a villain that like ratchetts it up.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:33:23] What I suspect is when you cut back to the villains story it’s going to be a blast, you know, which you’re going to do often so great make– because rather than the kind of led in, you know, our Toretto family story, we’ve got this like poppy villain who let’s hope just goes off and does incredible stuff in future movies. Give me that.
Paul Scheer [00:33:51] I’m going to say something. And I’ll just put it out there. There’s an element to me. I don’t know why I’m thinking this, where Momoa ties up Vin Diesel and kisses him on the mouth. Like, I would buy that moment. I don’t know. I kind of want that moment. I don’t know if that. I feel like it will– like what I’m seeing so far.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:34:13] Make them kiss.
Paul Scheer [00:34:14] Make them kiss. And that’s the cliffhanger.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:34:19] That would be incredible. If the movie ends with a kiss and the next movie begins with a kiss.
Paul Scheer [00:34:25] Every kiss begins with X. All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:34:29] By piece.
Paul Scheer [00:34:33] Oh, not in Rome. \Which may be my home.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:34:37] Oh! Oh, oh, Oh!
Trailer Audio [00:34:41] He’s coming for you with everything.
Trailer Audio [00:34:44] What’s the plan, Dom?
Paul Scheer [00:34:46] All right. Oh. Cena’s back and a good guy, it seems like. So Cena. Because I guess they rehabilitated Cena from hating his brother. So now Cena’s in the mix, ready to work.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:34:58] Was Cena at the picnic table in Toretto. He was not, okay.
Paul Scheer [00:35:03] I have a feeling they probably were like, “We got to get John out.” We got like, they got to bust him out. I feel like he might have gone to jail. I can’t remember. Does anyone remember?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:35:11] I don’t remember. Yeah. We haven’t done our rewatch yet.
Paul Scheer [00:35:15] The one thing I’ll say is great jackets. Everyone in the Fast crew is always remembering their jackets, except for Vin. Vin doesn’t wear the jackets. Gotta show the guns.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:35:22] I heard that one of the characters in the new movie his entire wardrobe is just made up of Vin’s discarded sleeves.
Paul Scheer [00:35:34] All right, here we go. Skinny thighs.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:35:36] I would like to play the sleeve man in the next film.
Paul Scheer [00:35:39] “Oh, Mr. Sleeve?” Yes.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:35:43] “Oh, hello. They call me the sleeve.”.
Paul Scheer [00:35:48] They also, by the way, we’ve already seen so many characters introduced. Rita Moreno, a new character, Jason Momoa, new character. Brie Larson, new character. But has no setup, no introduction, just a person going like, “What’s up, Dom?” Weird to, again in the trailer, show her as if she also has been around. But we’ll see. Okay.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:36:08] Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Trailer Audio [00:36:10] He’s coming for you with everything.
Trailer Audio [00:36:13] What’s the plan, Dom?
Trailer Audio [00:36:14] I’m not sure anymore.
Trailer Audio [00:36:19] Well, one of us might not come back from this. But we have to fight.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:36:25] Okay, let’s stop there.
Paul Scheer [00:36:26] Yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:36:27] I mean, the reality is one of us might not come back from this. And if we don’t, we’ll come back in the next movie. Letty, Letty. They’ve already lost and found everybody in this movie. I mean, everybody in this movie has been dead for some. Including Vin wasn’t dead, but he was not in at least one of these movies. He wasn’t in Fast Two or Fast three or No, Fast two and three. He was just in the end of Fast three. I will say this. If this is a Christ tale, resurrection is always around the corner. I mean, this is it. No character dies. Yeah, they only live. I like that we’re getting John Cena back in the mix. And hopefully now that he’s not feeling the weight of hating his brother, we can get some of that great John Cena comedy that we know he can do. Yeah, he’s great.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:37:18] Peacemaker, if you haven’t watched Peacemaker, people do yourself a fucking favor. It’s fantastic.
Paul Scheer [00:37:23] So look, is this the boy’s bedroom? And if it is, I like the way it’s decorated.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:37:29] I feel really bad for this kid. I feel really bad for him. He’s nervous at the beginning of the trailer, and then dudes with guns show up.
Paul Scheer [00:37:35] Into his bedroom. They’re coming to his bedroom. All right, let’s see what we got.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:37:42] Whoa.
Paul Scheer [00:37:43] Oh, okay. Last time John Cena ran through doorway arches with his head. This time, he is able to throw a man through– what kind of force would that be?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:37:57] To throw somebody through a solid wood flooring. You would have to have– It would have to be made of like– you would not be able to walk on that floor. That’s an old, I mean, I guess that house did blow up. But you’re telling me that that house blew up. They rebuilt it. Those wood floors, a human man can throw another– like you would hit the– yeah, it’s just impossible.
Paul Scheer [00:38:20] I mean, what I’m saying is make the villain that guy. Because that guy is like, he’s a super hero of some kind.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:38:26] I would love it if like, they threw somebody into the earth’s crust, like, threw somebody, like, just, like body slammed someone ten feet into the ground. Just give us what we want.
Paul Scheer [00:38:40] This is I mean, already this trailer. I’m gonna go out and say this trailer is more exciting than most things I’ve seen–.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:38:47] This trailer just surpassed Plane as my favorite movie of the year.
Paul Scheer [00:38:52] And by the way, we’re a minute and 36 seconds into it. I’m getting new things each time I see it. All right. So I rewound it a little bit. I think. I keep on reminding us so we always can get to see. Again, I’m looking at the son’s room. I like that the son’s got just a regular allen wrench out “refuel here”. Little toy cars. It would be great if Dom’s son was just, like, into Star Wars. Just not into cars at all. “Yeah, dad that’s not my thing.”
Jason Mantzoukas [00:39:20] That would be very funny.
Paul Scheer [00:39:22] Yeah. So here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:39:26] Suffering is owed.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:39:31] What was that? Oh, what is that? Oh, it’s like a statue or something.
Paul Scheer [00:39:34] No, it looks like a giant like Indiana Jones ball like. But it looks like a bomb ball.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:39:39] Yeah, it’s some sort of ball that’s being thrown through the city and causing a lot of damage. It really is like, I don’t even care what it is. I love it.
Paul Scheer [00:39:50] People are saying it’s a sea mine. It’s like a mine that you get out of the sea or death starlit.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:39:54] Like the one that washed up on Gilligan’s Island?
Paul Scheer [00:39:56] Yeah, I mean, this. I would say is this what they built in Andor? Is this what they were building that prison on Andor? I will say that I love the mentality of Jason Momoa is like never accept death when suffering can be done. I bastardized the words, but that’s the intent. Never accept death when suffering can be dealt.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:40:20] I like also– I’m into– I’m only just seeing in that last shot that we showed of Momoa with the white shirt. His facial hair. He looks like he’s like. Can you rewind just a little bit? He looks like if you showed me the frame of him in this white shirt here. That’s right.
Paul Scheer [00:40:37] Oh, yeah. The facial hair is weird.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:40:38] Right here. He looks like he’s like a conquistador. If you told me this is a still from a Three Musketeers movie that Jason Momoa was making, I’d be like, Yeah, I’ll watch the fuck out of that, too.
Paul Scheer [00:40:48] I mean, by the way, I don’t mean to say it in a bad way because I love Jason Momoa, but it looks like that beard is CGI too. I don’t know what like–
Jason Mantzoukas [00:40:58] Is that a deep– listen, if you want a hairy bearded guy wearing a white shirt. Yeah. And whose name is Jason, you fucking blew it, movie.
Paul Scheer [00:41:09] What’s going on here is and I feel this is like a Henry Cavill thing where it’s like, Oh, he was shooting another movie. Had to come back for reshoots. We’re going to just CGI on that thing. And I like the woman behind him who’s like in a miami vice like pants suit, like with the gun. I’m I’m already into her. She’s got a gun trained on him. I’m in. I’m in.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:41:32] And I’m all in on Momoa. I’m just saying why not have more Moa and have me in there?
Paul Scheer [00:41:38] Look, my hair is here. I’m wearing the black shirt. I’m ready to be a bit Toretto. I live in L.A..
Jason Mantzoukas [00:41:43] We need to do a video where you’re Dom and I’m Momoa.
Paul Scheer [00:41:47] Why don’t we just actually just go around and make these movies?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:41:49] Where we just go around and do scenes from these movies in the world?
Paul Scheer [00:41:54] Oh, my God. All right, here we go. All right, well, we rewound it back a little bit more. I like that Momoa is wearing like, it’s like a bull’s head on his shirt. There was one thing I was going to say pay attention to, but I’ve forgotten. And now here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:42:10] One of us might not come back from this. But we have to fight.
Trailer Audio [00:42:19] Never accept death, when suffering is owed. .
Jason Mantzoukas [00:42:31] Can you stop?
Paul Scheer [00:42:32] Yes.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:42:32] I mean, this is like the game mousetrap. Like the board game. Like the movies have become complicated Rube Goldberg machines essentially. The movies are just Rube Goldberg machines in cars.
Paul Scheer [00:42:47] I mean, this looks like something– I would play my son on Nintendo Switch in this game called Arms. And it looks like it is. It’s like you’re dropping a bomb ball in the middle of an old city and just blowing up everything. It’s like and again, I’m just going to point out the obvious. Jason Momoa’s father was killed by this crew because of reckless, wanton disregard for other people. His revenge is reckless disregard for everybody. Like in an attempt to get these eight people. It looks like he’s killing everyone in a city. Those people on a bus like Jason Momoa is now building his own Momoa.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:43:27] Yeah. What’s great, what’s crazy is that the movie– yes, of course. The Toretto crew is all about family. Both the literal family, but also the found family of their fellowship. Right?
Paul Scheer [00:43:43] Right.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:43:44] Including all of the people they’ve collected over time. What’s wild is that Momoa also only cares about family, and the Shaws also only care about family. Every movie introduces new characters, but all of them are related to other characters. Jason Momoa. I mean, not Jason Momoa. Momoa is the son of the guy from Fast Five. The last movie. Cena is his brother. Statham, and what’s his name are the Shaw Brothers. And then they introduce Vanessa Kirby, right as their sister? It’s all family.
Paul Scheer [00:44:23] But what you’re saying to me, which I think is so interesting, is like they are only coming up against people who also care about their family and the entire world of anyone to betray, they are only finding people who truly only care about family. Do they have family? Oh they do? We’re out. We’re out because we know that’s gonna come bite us in the ass.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:44:42] We can’t get involved.
Paul Scheer [00:44:43] Five more. All right. So let’s see here. I think it’s now picking up. We see, obviously a ton of damage. Somebody pointed out in the chat that it looks like one of those balls that you hide dog food in that the dog cannot get out. It does. Yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:44:57] A kong or a konk?
Paul Scheer [00:44:58] I’ve actually seen what they’re describing. It is a very specific red ball that the dog’s really got to like knock it out.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:45:04] You put a treat in it. It’s called a Kong I think, I used to have one.
Paul Scheer [00:45:08] I will say this, someone saying, is there a big dog in this movie? If Jason Momoa, if that is a dog toy and Jason Momoa unleashes a big giant dog, game over.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:45:18] Give me Clifford. The big red dog in this movie.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:45:21] “Ruff, Ruff”. It’s like bounding. “Oh, shit. We’re going to need a bigger doggy bag.” Just jumping up. I’m ready for it. All right. And by the way, did Tyrese say, “Let’s roll on out of here?” And then that ball is rolling?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:45:36] That would be incredible. What if Tyrese is inside that ball?
Paul Scheer [00:45:40] “Help! This ball’s gone crazy!” All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [00:45:50] It’s a setup.
Trailer Audio [00:45:52] He’s trying to tear us apart.
Trailer Audio [00:45:57] When it used to be about winning.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:45:59] Wait can you stop here?
Paul Scheer [00:46:00] Yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:46:00] Okay. Yes. Okay. So thank God. One of the things that I love about these movies that I’m so happy they maintain are these outdoor car racing parties that wherever they are, whatever country they’re in, they seem to have immediate access to the coolest cars and the places to go to hang out.
Paul Scheer [00:46:23] I would also say it’s kind of surprising to me that Vin Diesel is still choosing to participate in such an aggressively dangerous sport, which is unauthorized street racing when he now has a child. We’ve been watching him for more than 15 years or I guess in some version of that do this. You think at a certain point is like, you know, I’m not going to do this, if it’s chasing a bomb through the city to save someone’s life? Yeah, I’ll get behind the wheel of a car. I’m not going to do the reckless street racing anymore, even though I want to.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:46:51] And I love that. Yeah, but what I love is that they still have these. Okay. And maybe I’m again, maybe I’m just naive. Maybe I’m a fool. But they seem to be still going to events that are from 23 years ago. Like does a street race now in 2023 still look like this? This looks like 2001, you know, Fast and Furious.
Paul Scheer [00:47:21] I’m assuming this is in a different country.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:47:27] It looks old fashioned, like I want them to roll up in their muscle cars and have like a bunch of like Gen Z people be like, “Oh, we souped up electric cars. We don’t even use Nas anymore. We don’t use any of that shit. It’s bad for the environment.” I see somebody in the chat is shouting out Greta Thunberg like, put the greatest cameo in the movie. Put Greta Thunberg in these movies!
Paul Scheer [00:47:51] And she goes, “Dom, it’s okay for you to race with gas, only you.” Like she betrays her own point of view to tell the Torettos, what you’re doing is okay.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:48:01] She flips, she flips the NAS flip. She’s like, she’s like, “It’s okay.” Flip.
Paul Scheer [00:48:09] All right, here we go.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:48:11] Incredible.
Trailer Audio [00:48:12] We raced for respect. Today I raced to stop the bloodbath. That’s the problem with having such a big family.
Paul Scheer [00:48:27] This is how they decide whether or not one lives or dies like, “Alright. Hey, let’s just race for it.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:48:33] Wow. I mean, I love. Yes. You know what, so smart. Because where are we in the– how many– are we at the end of the trailer?
Paul Scheer [00:48:40] We’re about midway point.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:48:41] Is this it? Because so smart to be, like, introduce Momoa. Huge scale and scope. You know, Brazil. Rome. Explosions. Boom. Motorcycle. Boom. But now widdle it down. Hone it down to the true, sharpest point that is Fast and Furious, which is just dudes racing cars.
Paul Scheer [00:49:02] By the way. Let’s be honest and say that’s what happened in the last movie when John Cena and him finally decided that they would race because that was the whole thing. Who’s faster?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:49:13] Incredible. Incredible. Give it to me. Oh, I’m now noticing we have 160,000 people in the chat.
Trailer Audio [00:49:22] The ones you save.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:49:27] Whoa! Oh, look at that shot.
Trailer Audio [00:49:29] Let’s race.
Paul Scheer [00:49:36] Is this Fast Mad Max?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:49:39] So Cena is in Mad Max? Holy shit.
Paul Scheer [00:49:44] What is going on?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:49:47] Give me that movie.
Paul Scheer [00:49:49] This is a film that looks like the exact same desert.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:49:53] Wow. That’s fucking great.
Paul Scheer [00:49:58] I love the guitar. That guy who’s in the front of the truck.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:50:02] Oh, yeah. Please, Please. I would love that. I would love that. Give me. Give me all of the mad– I would kill if George Miller would come and make one of these movies. Bring it. Come on.
Paul Scheer [00:50:15] George Miller could never work Vin. I believe that that is probably like, imagine George Miller and him having, like, a creative. I feel like George Miller would be like, “I got it.” And then Vin’s like, “No, you don’t understand family.” All right, here we go.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:50:33] Oh, wait. I missed it. For some reason, I missed that. Just play that one more time. Sorry. Wait, wait. I’m sorry, Paul. Who’s. Who’s in? Oh, wait. Yeah, I know, I know, But why is Dom racing? He’s in a car, but then he’s outside the car saying, “Let’s race.”.
Paul Scheer [00:50:52] I didn’t see that. All right.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:50:54] Rewind that. This is so Dom.
Trailer Audio [00:50:59] How do you choose?
Jason Mantzoukas [00:51:00] Dom is in the car. I also want to know who’s in the yellow car.
Paul Scheer [00:51:08] I have a feeling that is– I mean, it is bad. A bad editing, but also great editing.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:51:14] It’s a bad edit.
Paul Scheer [00:51:17] So I have a feeling. I have a feeling.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:51:21] Vroom, vroom! Hold on. And I’m outside and let’s race!
Paul Scheer [00:51:28] I am in the race and I dropped the flag in the race, so I have a feeling. Yeah,.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:51:33] That’s it. It’s like a what if I– what if I put on a wig and a beard or mustache? I am Momoa.
Paul Scheer [00:51:41] I’m just realizing something. Look behind Vin.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:51:42] What am I looking at?
Paul Scheer [00:51:44] Every single character has a gun out pointed at whoever he is racing, so this is not fun. Okay, this is not a fun party. This is basically Vin has an army of people and they all have their guns out pointed at Momoa or yeah, I assume.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:52:02] So this is. Yes, this is what I thought you were pointing out. Right. Which is everybody behind him is a foot to a foot and a half shorter than him.
Paul Scheer [00:52:13] They go to the island of Lilliputians to shoot this.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:52:17] He is towering above everybody.
Paul Scheer [00:52:22] Jesus. Okay, here we go.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:52:26] Like, think about it. Practically shooting this. You have to be– you’re coming up on Vin, right? Everybody behind. But I mean, the crazy shot right here. This is– I could I could talk.
Paul Scheer [00:52:40] I also believe, and chat check me, Jason Momoa is not also tall either.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:52:48] I have, you know, I don’t know. I mean, somebody in the chat can tell us how many apple boxes.
Paul Scheer [00:52:54] We all know that Vin is 6’11”. Uh, Momoa is 6’4”. And how tall is. Yeah. He’s tall.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:53:03] Oh, for real?
Paul Scheer [00:53:07] We never really talked about this, but, you know, we. June and I hosted the Fast Nine premiere with Charlize and the cast. It was still in the middle of COVID, so it was a very. So Vin is 5’11”, I know. Which was honestly still one of one of the saddest moments of my life. To be on stage with them and talking to them about these movies. I wish we could release that, it was it was great. It was great. I also called Vin Dom.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:53:36] You told me that. That’s incredible stuff.
Trailer Audio [00:53:50] Still know how to drive?
Trailer Audio [00:53:53] What do you think?
Paul Scheer [00:53:54] Wait a second. This is the moment that we’ve been waiting for. That these two have united.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:54:00] What do you mean? Oh, that’s what I’m. Yeah, yeah, yeah, that’s what I was going to say. Okay. Sorry. Yeah. I thought you were saying you were catching up with something. Yeah, I agree,.
Paul Scheer [00:54:08] This man. Statham kills Han and we want justice for Han.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:54:14] Yeah. Oh, no. Now, Well, that’s what I was going to ask. Did they get did they reconcile in the last movie?
Paul Scheer [00:54:19] Because we only have Shaw in the post-credits scene of the last film. Punching that, punching that punching bag. Then they reveal it to be a body in there. I believe that’s the only time that we see Shaw in the last movie. So yeah, and everyone’s like, Justice for Han and justice for Han. But, but this is the moment. He’s like, It looks like they’ve put aside that Shaw killed him.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:54:45] Yeah, I guess. I guess so. You know, like, that’s the thing is they always welcome. By the way, what’s your guess, Paul, as to is the Rock going to show up in one of these movies?
Paul Scheer [00:54:58] Absolutely not.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:55:00] Got to be. Oh, absolutely not?
Paul Scheer [00:55:02] I believe that from what I understand, that’s been very publicly discussed. These two do not get along.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:55:10] Okay. You don’t think that’s a– you don’t think that’s a misdirect? Oh, no, no, no. Sorry, sorry, sorry. I believe they don’t get along. That is true. I don’t mean that is a misdirect.
Paul Scheer [00:55:18] I believe that the Rock is like, I will do more Hobbs and Shaw. I’ll do anything else. I will not work with Vin Diesel. Now, I’ll tell you one other thing that I can’t get into it because it’s a public forum. And I may have told you this privately, Vin, I think did something that would forever fracture him to do it. So I think, I believe.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:55:40] Oh, okay. Oh, you didn’t tell me.
Paul Scheer [00:55:42] So that’s why I believe that. And it pains me to say that because and there’s a small part of me that says that the Rock goes, “You know what? Fuck it. For the fans, I’ll do it. Not for you, but for the fans.” And so yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:56:00] Yeah, and it’s and they share. They don’t share a scene. They don’t, you know, I mean like it is just so that he would be there. Yeah I don’t know but that’s just, that’s but I didn’t know there was a there’s– I didn’t know there was a story.
Paul Scheer [00:56:13] That I heard. Again, I think a lot of the stuff is primarily public but I won’t get into it. But I’ll tell you this much. I like that. They don’t even hang it over your head that these two characters are going to get along. They just do. And they’re racing together.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:56:28] Oh yeah. And I love that the trailer is like, “Don’t worry, they’re friends now.” And I think that what they’re trying to say to us also is like Shaw was also, look, Cena was trying to get revenge for family. We understand it, right? So when we go, Statham was trying to get revenge for family, so we get it. So what I’m saying is Momoa might become a good guy by the time this trailer is over.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:56:52] I believe you. I believe you sealed with the kids. Make them kiss.
Trailer Audio [00:56:58] It’s showtime. Here we go.
Paul Scheer [00:57:01] Again, don’t know who Brie Larson is, have not given her any even attempt at explanation. All we know is that she’s wearing a leather coat.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:57:10] Yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:57:10] I have a feeling that she might be– okay. I know nothing about this movie at all. Like nothing. Kurt Russell’s son is Scott Eastwood. Little Nobody. I have a feeling that.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:57:22] Wait, that’s his son? Maybe I. Maybe I didn’t realize they were father and son. Got it.
Paul Scheer [00:57:28] They are working together. Right. I have a feeling Momoa kills Kurt Russell and Scott Eastwood. And then Brie Larson is either the sister or daughter of Kurt Russell or Scott Eastwood. And she’s coming in for family because she’s dressed like the more FBI types of people.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:57:45] Yeah, I agree with you that she does seem like she’s coming from like law enforcement or some sort of agency or something there and she’s trying to help, you know, what is she saying he’s coming for you or whatever, that she’s trying to help in some way. I like the idea that she would take over that if we are losing. Do we know if Kurt Russell is in it? I’m sorry. Did you say?
Paul Scheer [00:58:07] Oh, no, no, I know nothing yet.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:58:08] Maybe she takes over that role. I could see that like the kind of spy, you know, you know, shady kind of spy craft person, governmental organization. I’m into that. I don’t know.
Paul Scheer [00:58:22] People in the chat are hypothesizing that she is the never-mentioned sister of Brian so like Brian did have a sister this entire time.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:58:32] I could see them doing that because they never mentioned John Cena’s brother.
Paul Scheer [00:58:37] A brother, Yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:58:37] And Vin talks about family constantly.
Paul Scheer [00:58:40] Yeah. So, I mean, who knows? All right, all right, let’s get it. Let’s go. Let’s get into it.
Trailer Audio [00:58:45] Game recognizes game.
Paul Scheer [00:58:51] I would just say that now that we see that that Letty saying game recognized game, she can’t be Brian’s sister because I would imagine that.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:58:58] Yeah, they would know each other.
Paul Scheer [00:59:00] They would have been at one picnic together. All right. Yeah.
Paul Scheer [00:59:07] Oh, child endangerment.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:59:10] Yes. Yes.
Paul Scheer [00:59:11] Got that kid in the car.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:59:12] Yes. So now we know that the kids are in the mix. So Momoa’s got Vin Diesel’s son, and that’s a car chase. Momoa, the third jacket of the movie. Momoa’s got, I mean, his jacket game is on point. I got to say, I read somewhere $7 million just in jackets.
Paul Scheer [00:59:34] I mean, everybody here is in a great looking jacket, varsity jackets, snakeskin jackets.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:59:40] They spent so much money on sleeves just to rip them off.
Paul Scheer [00:59:44] I’m Jess, I’m the jacket, man. They come to me. I go, Tell me the character, I give you a great jacket. Jackets are really how everybody comes to their character. All right.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:59:54] God, what if Momoa killed his son?
Paul Scheer [00:59:57] I mean.
Jason Mantzoukas [00:59:58] Well, that would be crazy.
Paul Scheer [00:59:59] He would kill him. And then in Fast and Furious 15 that someone come back like “Dad, I was never dead. Now I’m 20 and I’m pissed.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:00:06] Oh, I would love it if it was– there was just a car being driven by sleeves.
Paul Scheer [01:00:13] You cut me off. You’ve been cutting me off for so many years. Now all the sleeves of revenge.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:00:19] Like, I want, like, a two minute scene at the beginning where it’s not Dom working on a car. It’s Dom meticulously ripping the sleeves off of a shirt. Just. Just right. Just right.
Paul Scheer [01:00:33] Oh, my God.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:00:35] The wardrobe department. Think about this. Think about this. For every item someone wears in a movie, there needs to be duplicates of that item.
Paul Scheer [01:00:44] That’s the thing that people don’t realize. Because if it gets bloody, it gets sweaty. Whatever. Yeah.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:00:48] There are wardrobe assistants for these movies who must spend days just cutting off perfectly and consistently all the sleeves from all of Dominic Toretto’s wardrobe. All the duplicates, all the dupes, all of it.
Paul Scheer [01:01:04] Just and it’s a pile of sleeves and Vin signs them and gives them to sick kids. “I’m sorry I couldn’t do make a wish, but here’s a sleeve.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:01:16] “I think you should sleeve.”.
Paul Scheer [01:01:19] “Hey, cancer, sleeve.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:01:21] I think it’s time for you to sleeve.
Paul Scheer [01:01:25] By the way, people are also saying if we want to go the multi-dimensional world. Brie Larson is Paul Walker’s daughter from an alternate universe who then comes back to help Fast and Furious because in her timeline, something is messed up.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:01:36] I would love it. I would love it if we could fucking Cyberdyne industries this. I would like it if we could.
Paul Scheer [01:01:44] We need a robot.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:01:45] We need a fucking robot.
Paul Scheer [01:01:47] I guess technically Idris Elba is part robot, but. All right, let’s. Let’s see what we got here.
Trailer Audio [01:01:53] For you, son. Let’s drive. You will never be able to break my family.
Paul Scheer [01:02:11] Okay, Hold on.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:13] Okay.
Paul Scheer [01:02:13] What we just saw here was a helicopter on two sides of Dom’s car shot like grappling hooks to pick up his car mid chase.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:23] Yes.
Paul Scheer [01:02:24] Into the sky.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:26] Oh, wow. I love it.
Paul Scheer [01:02:29] You see the timeline on the bottom of the of the trailer. Do we get to see Giselle? Is there one more big reveal here? Because we’ve seen every character that we’ve talked about so far.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:38] So I don’t think so. I bet. I mean, I 100% think she’s in this movie, but I don’t think– When does this come out? I’m sorry.
Paul Scheer [01:02:46] May.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:48] I don’t think they blow that yet.
Paul Scheer [01:02:50] I think they’re going to blow it. I think it’s going to be the final shot of the trailer.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:02:53] I would love it if they flashback. I want a flashback. Right. Where it’s young Dom Toretto. We’ve seen young Dom Toretto before. It’s young Dom Toretto. He’s in his car. He’s racing. He gets in a wreck. He almost can’t escape the fiery death because his long sleeved shirt gets caught on the door of the car. And so he has to rip it off in order to escape. And from then on, he thinks “No, sleeves are what almost killed me.”.
Paul Scheer [01:03:27] “I’ll never wear sleeves again.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:03:28] “My greatest enemy is sleeves.”
Paul Scheer [01:03:30] Sleeves.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:03:32] Sleeves.
Paul Scheer [01:03:34] Sleeves.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:03:38] “Sleeves tried to kill my family. Sleeves.”
Paul Scheer [01:03:41] “Sleeves killed my dad.” That’s how his dad died. His dad was wearing a long sleeve shirt in that race. And he attributes it to that.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:03:50] “Sleeves, Sleeves did 9/11. It was sleeves that did 9/11.”
Paul Scheer [01:03:54] “It was an inside sleeve.”.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:03:57] “It was a French cuff. It was a French cuff that got the towers.”.
Paul Scheer [01:04:02] “If you don’t wear sleeves, you don’t get COVID.” I will say this. 25 seconds left. People are like well talk about the physics. Who cares about the physics? We know that this thing. This don’t make no sense. A car just dropped out of an airplane. And I mean, the weight of this movie. The weight is such a crazy thing. All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [01:04:34] Morning, sunshine.
Trailer Audio [01:04:36] You got to be kidding me.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:04:39] Wait.
Paul Scheer [01:04:40] Whoa.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:04:41] Wait. Are they going to. Are they going to do a face off?
Paul Scheer [01:04:45] Some sort of face off facility.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:04:48] Oh, please. Let them face swap, please.
Paul Scheer [01:04:51] What the fuck is that? That’s like, if you told me. If you gave me a layout of shots, I would say this one’s not in the movie. This is positively sci-fi. Like a hospital for rejuvenation. Yeah. I don’t know what is going. I mean, if they do face off, if this is an independent face off movie like they’ve just taken. Whoa.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:05:13] Well, if they face swap, if they face off these two so that Charlize can go undercover with the family and get them from within. I’m in. I mean. Yes.
Paul Scheer [01:05:25] Oh, my God. This is the laboratory where they surgically remove Vin’s sleeves.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:05:30] And this is interesting, too, because we never, I maybe and correct me if I’m wrong. The movies are so street level. We never are inside a high tech lab like this.
Paul Scheer [01:05:42] That’s what I’m saying if you give me every– a bunch of screengrabs I’d be like that’s not from this movie. That’s from like a weird Michael Bay movie that, you know. Science does not play a part in the Fast and Furious world. That’s one thing I know for sure. We’re never seeing people in white lab coats. Here we see two. All right, here we go.
Trailer Audio [01:06:03] Morning, sunshine. You got to be kidding me.
Paul Scheer [01:06:14] Wow.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:16] The end– what did it say?
Paul Scheer [01:06:17] The end of the road begins.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:19] Okay, got it.
Paul Scheer [01:06:20] I guess that’s how it ended. Okay, so no Gizelle. Wow. Wow.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:25] Oh, wow. Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow. Okay.
Paul Scheer [01:06:30] Oh wait, somebody said at 2:18. Is that Gal Gadot at 2:18. I’ll pull it up.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:36] Yeah, go ahead. Then the answer is no.
Paul Scheer [01:06:41] They wouldn’t do that.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:42] If Gal Gadot was in this she would be foregrounded the same way that Charlize just was.
Paul Scheer [01:06:48] I totally agree.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:06:48] In the same way that Haan was in the last movie when they reintroduced that he was coming back. Giselle is dead. If she comes back, it’s going to be like impactful.
Paul Scheer [01:06:59] Just to refresh our memory, she was blown up in a plane.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:07:03] At the end of five, she fell out of a blowing up plane on the runway.
Paul Scheer [01:07:09] I mean, people say so was Han.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:07:10] I cried.
Paul Scheer [01:07:11] I think the reason why we believed Han. We never saw Han bleeding out. We just saw the shot.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:07:18] Yeah.
Paul Scheer [01:07:18] And by the way, that was also in addition to two, I mean, there’s so much we have to get on our schedule, Jason, to figure out how we should, because this is nine movies we have to rewatch or technically ten if we want to put Hobbs and Shaw on there. To like layout, because we have to make sure there’s enough time for us to to get through all of them.
Jason Mantzoukas [01:07:32] Well, I’ve just canceled everything for the next month.
Paul Scheer [01:07:35] I mean, this is it. I’m ready for it. All right. Well, Jason, this has been so much fun to do with you.
Paul Scheer [01:07:40] All right, everybody, thank you so much for listening to that moment by moment breakdown of the Fast Ten trailer. I got to say, I am so psyched. I have now seen the Super Bowl commercial and there’s more. I now have a belief that Brie Larson might be the woman in the blue pantsuit because in the Super Bowl trailer, Dom is carrying her. And then I feel like they start to work together. I’m not sure. But all I know is he drives down the side of a fucking dam, right down the side of a dam. And if you ask Vin Diesel about that, he will tell you that it probably is realistic. And that’s why I love this entire franchise. They believe in it and I believe in them. So thank you for joining us. I know there are things that you want to say about this trailer. I’m going to give you a chance, but you just have to wait a little bit of time because next week we’re going into our actual scheduled episode of How Did This Get Made? That is the Jim Carrey movie, The Number 23. And boy, oh boy, guess what? It comes out on the 23rd. Coincidence. Numbers. Pull it all together. Anyway. And then after that will be doing a joint Last Looks. A Last Looks that combines all your thoughts about Fast Ten and The Number 23. It’s a numerological episode. As always, you can find all of our merch at Teepublic.com. And let’s talk about this amazing staff that we have here. I’m talking about the amazing producorial work of Scott Sonne, Molly Reynolds, and our movie picking producer, Avril Halley, our engineer Alex Gonzalez, and our publisher July Diaz. People, they make the trains run and we love them. So we will see you next week. And until then, bye for now.
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