Who Is In Fast X? Cast & Character Guide

Warning! Contains spoilers for Fast X!The Fast X cast saw the return of several high-profile Fast & Furious franchise stars alongside new additions — including a terrifying new villain and the re-emergence of a Fast Saga character long though written out of the franchise. The Vin Diesel-led Fast X is touted as the penultimate installment of the Fast Saga, wrapping up the story of Dominic “Dom” Toretto and his crew that started all the way back in 2001’s The Fast and the Furious. While frequent franchise collaborator Justin Lin shares writing credits, Fast X is directed by The Incredible Hulk and Now You See Me’s Louis Leterrier. Like many Fast & Furious films, the cast of Fast X features old and new entrants to the franchise.

True to the franchise’s usual tropes, many past villains also return — however, in Fast X they are cast as allies to Dom and the crew. This includes Dom’s brother Jakob and former black ops operative Deckard Shaw. Most notably, Aquaman and Game of Thrones‘ Jason Momoa plays Dante Reyes in the Fast X cast, in a performance that makes him arguably one of the best villains in the franchise. There’s also Tess from the Agency, and two quick but crucial cameos in the Fast X ending. Here’s everything audiences need to know about the Fast X cast, and where viewers might’ve seen the star-studded lineup before.

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Vin Diesel As Dominic “Dom” Toretto

Dom Toretto driving his car in Fast X

Chief among the actors in Fast X is Vin Diesel, who reprises his role as protagonist Dominic “Dom” Toretto. The stakes are high for former street racer Dominic Toretto, as Fast X finds him at loggerheads with an old foe’s son who is out for revenge. Dom’s commitment to his crew continues in Fast X, where he executes even more physics-defying moves in old and new Dodge Chargers. From racing on the road to taking down enemy helicopters, Dom does whatever he can to protect his family from his newfound adversary whose revenge plot marks a key point in Dominic Toretto’s backstory.

The Fast X cast is led by Vin Diesel as Dom — an actor synonymous with the Fast & Furious franchise. Vin Diesel has also been involved in several other successful franchises, such as the Riddick trilogy in which he plays the titular character and the Guardians of the Galaxy series in which he voices the beloved tree monster Groot. Challenging himself in more dramatic, less action-oriented roles, Diesel has also dabbled in serious roles such as real-life New Jersey mobster Jackie DiNorscio in Sidney Lumet’s legal thriller Find Me Guilty, Private Caparzo in the World War II drama Saving Private Ryan and the titular robot in The Iron Giant.

Jason Momoa As Dante Reyes

Jason Momoa as Dante Reyes behind the wheel of a car in Fast X

Jason Momoa’s Fast X character is Dante Reyes, who connects to Fast Five by being the son of the late drug lord Hernan Reyes. While Fast Five ended with Reyes’ death, his son Dante Reyes is back with a vengeance. From challenging to outrace Dom in the streets to targeting specific members of his family, Dante is as a ruthless villain who is beyond redemption. For his performance in the Fast X cast, Momoa retains his iconic long-haired look complete with some flashy fashion choices such as snake-print leather jackets. In an interview, Momoa called him a “sadistic” character who clearly has “some daddy issues” (via Variety).

Apart from joining the Fast X cast, Momoa also performed his own stunts and driving scenes. In an interview with Total Film (via GamesRadar), Momoa revealed that he got interested in the project as it provided him the prospects of playing against the type. Breaking out as the Dothraki leader Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, Momoa also played the marine superhero and Atlantean king Aquaman in the DCU and Conan The Barbarian in the 2011 reboot of the same name. The Baywatch: Hawaii alumnus has also led television series such as See and Frontier in which he played warrior Baba Voss and fur trapper Declan Harp respectively.

Michelle Rodriguez As Letty OrtizLetty riding a bike in Fast X

Former criminal and professional street racer Letty has gone through a lot of ups and downs with her husband, Dom. While a brainwashed Letty was once Dom’s enemy, they’re now the closest of partners. Apart from bike stunts, she also indulges in hand-to-hand combat with The Fate of the Furious villain Cipher, and an interesting dynamic unfolds between Letty and Cipher in Fast X. Michelle Rodriguez plays Letty in the Fast X cast. The action star is also known for her roles as former Umbrella Corporation commando Rain Ocampo in the Resident Evil franchise, boxer Diana Guzman in Girl Fight, and Linda in Widows. 2023 was a big year for Michelle Rodriguez, as in addition to her place on the Fast X cast she also played the barbarian Letty in Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.

Tyrese Gibson As Roman Pearce

Tyrese Gibson looking serious in Fast X

Tyrese Gibson’s Fast X character is Roman Pearce, a regular member of Dom’s team of expert racers since 2 Fast 2 Furious. Roman is known for delivering some of the funniest Fast & Furious quotes, thanks to his chemistry with teammate Tej Parker. This trend continues in the tenth movie, though Dante Reyes threatens to steal Roman’s title as the Fast X cast’s unofficial comedian. Tyrese Gibson plays Roman in the Fast X cast. The singer and actor gained his first starring role as Jody Summers in Baby Boy. Since then, Gibson has also played Sgt Robert Epps in the Transformers franchise and FBI Agent Stroud in Morbius.

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Chris “Ludacris” Bridges As Tej ParkerTej in Fast X

Chris “Ludacris” Bridges plays Tej Parker in the Fast X cast, a role he’s held since 2003’s 2 Fast 2 Furious. Roman’s partner in crime, Tej, is a multi-talented member of Dom’s crew, serving as the team’s tech expert and mechanic. Tej is tasked with new technical challenges in Fast X, even as his friendly rivalry with Roman continues. Tej is played by rapper-turned-actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. Ludacris’ was also in the supporting role of Anthony in the Oscar Best Picture winner, and played the hip-hop star Skinny Black in Hustle & Flow. In addition to being in the Fast X cast, Ludacris has also contributed to Fast & Furious soundtracks, with songs like “Act a Fool” and “Rest of My Life”.

Nathalie Emmanuel As Ramsey

Ramsey with her hands up and eyes closed in Fast X

If there is anyone who can compete with Tej’s technological knowledge, it is ethical hacker Ramsey, who’s been part of Dom’s team since Furious 7. In Fast X, Ramsey is one of Dante’s many targets, and she gets more screen time compared to previous movies. Ramsey even shows off her driving skills in Fast X. Out of the returning actors in Fast X, Nathalie Emmanuel’s Fast X character is arguably the one with the most improved story arc. British actor Nathalie Emmanuel is best known for playing Daenerys’ counselor Missandei in Game of Thrones, and Harriet in The Maze Runner movies.

Jordana Brewster As Mia Toretto

Jordana Brewster looking sideways in Fast X-1

Mia is Dom’s sister, a quintessential Fast & Furious character right from the first film. Even though she has settled down with the two children she had with her partner, Brian O’Conner, Dante’s evil plans jeopardize the survival of her family. So, Fast X forces Mia back into fighting for her life even as she struggles to stay away from it. Jordana Brewster plays Mia Toretto in the Fast X cast, and her previous work includes American Crime Story’s first season in which she played Denise Brown, the sister of OJ Simpson’s wife Nicole Brown. Brewster also played Dr. Maureen Cahill in the Lethal Weapon TV reboot.

John Cena As Jakob TorettoJohn Cena driving a car in Fast X

John Cena’s Fast X character is Jakob, Dom’s brother who served as the villain in F9. However, Jakob and Dom have mended their ways in Fast X, and the master thief and assassin supports Dom’s team in their battle against Dante. Like his brother, Jakob is also a high-performance driver in the Fast X cast. WWE wrestler-turned-actor John Cena returns as Jakob. While Cena started out with action films like 12 Rounds and The Marine, he has also shown his comedic chops in Blockers, Trainwreck and Vacation Friends. Playing Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad and the eponymous TV series further blended Cena’s persona as both an action star and a comedic actor.

Jason Statham As Deckard ShawDeckard Shaw looking serious in Fast X

Among the many Fast and Furious heroes who were villains when they were first introduced, Deckard Shaw has had quite a character transformation, eventually turning into one of Dom’s trusted accomplices. In Fast X, Deckard teams up with Han, a character Deckard previously seemed to have killed in the franchise. Joining the Fast X cast, actor-martial artist Jason Statham reunites with Leterrier as the filmmaker also helmed the first two movies of Statham’s Transporter franchise. Statham’s popular credits include the mercenary Lee Christmas in The Expendables trilogy, the Cockney boxing promoter in Snatch, and hitman Chev Chelios in the Crank series. Statham has also played Deckard in the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw.

Sung Kang As Han LueHan looking concerned in Fast X

Han Lue is an expert at the art of drifting, and even though he was presumed to be dead, it turns out that he had faked his death. Teaming up with former nemesis Deckard Shaw, Han sits in the drivers’ seat again for some high-speed car chase sequences that obviously require a good deal of drifting. Sung Kang plays Han Lue in the Fast X cast. Other than the Fast & Furious franchise, Han actor Sung Kang played district attorney John Mak in Power. Kung also starred alongside Sylvester Stallone as Detective Taylor Kwon in Bullet to the Head and guest-starred in Obi-Wan Kenobi as the inquisitor known as the Fifth Brother.

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Brie Larson As Tess

Brie Larson confronts enemies in Fast X

Brie Larson joins the Fast X cast as Tess, the daughter of government agent Mr. Nobody. Tess becomes a rogue representative of the Agency when she decides to partner with Dom’s crew. Tess proves herself to be a capable and much-needed addition to Dom’s ever-growing family, especially with the new threat of Dante Reyes. Brie Larson is one of the most recognizable actors in Fast X. While her emotionally-poignant performance as the protective mother Joy Newsome in Room earned her a Best Actress Oscar, Larson has proven herself to be a bankable star since her debut as the MCU’s Captain Marvel. She also played investigative photojournalist Mason Weaver in Kong: Skull Island.

Charlize Theron As Cipher

Cipher laying and laughing in Fast X-1

Charlize Theron plays Cipher in the Fast X cast. Cipher previously fought the crew in The Fate of the Furious and F9. However, Cipher gets a taste of her own medicine in the tenth movie, as even she becomes one the many Fast X cast members to be targeted by Dante Reyes. Cipher actor Charlize Theron is also well-known for action roles like Furiousa in Mad Max: Fury Road and MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton in Atomic Blonde. Theron is also an acclaimed dramatic performer, having earning an Oscar for portraying serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster. She earned further Oscar nominations for playing Josey Aimes in North Country and journalist Megyn Kelly in Bombshell.

Leo Abelo Perry as Brian Marcos

Leo Abelo Perry as Brian Marcos in Fast X

Leo Abelo Perry joins the Fast X cast as Brian “Little B” Marcos, the son of Dom Toretto and Elana Neves, and stepson of Letty Ortiz. Notably, Leo Abelo Perry’s Fast X character is a new addition to the cast who gets tons of screen time. In Fast X, Brian and his uncle Jakob go on the run as the enemies of their family do everything they can to get to Dom’s son. Prior to being in the cast of Fast X, Leo Abelo Perry played Luca in the 2022 reboot of Cheaper by the Dozen. Perry also played Devante in the series Black-ish and Justin in The Big Leap.

Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs

Dwayne The Rock Johnson as Hobbes in Fast X credits scene

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Fast X character is Luke Hobbs, who starred alongside Deckard Shaw in the Fast and Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw. Hobbs, who first appeared in Fast Five, is a Diplomatic Security Service bounty hunter, and former government agent who was tasked with bringing in Dom and Brian O’Connor. Instead, Hobbs became a strong ally when Dom’s crew brought down a terrorist ring. Hobbs isn’t a main member of the Fast X cast, but has a mid-credits scene cameo involving Dante Reyes. The legendary WWE wrestler Dwanye Johnson is also known as John Hartley in Red Notice, Spencer in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and as the titular antihero in Black Adam.

Gal Gadot as Gisele Yashar​​​

Gisele Yashar with a bike in Fast and Furious

Gal Gadot’s Fast X character is Gisele Yashar, who was first introduced in Fast and Furious and has been a loyal part of Dom’s crew and family since. Apart from Yashar’s connection to Mossad and how she worked with Mr. Nobody prior to her first franchise appearance, not much else is known about the character. Unlike most returning characters in the Fast X cast, Yashar appears only briefly, and near the end of the movie. Gal Gadot is best known for the movies in which she played the definitive live-action Wonder Woman of this era, including The Flash, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, and Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Gadot also played the Bishop in Red Notice.

Pete Davidson as Bowie420

Peted davidson fast x cameo

Stand-up comic Pete Davidson joins the Fast X cast as Bowie420, a black-market merchant, nerd, and stoner who serves as one of the crew’s connections abroad. Bowie420 doesn’t have much screen time compared to most other actors in Fast X, but he has several memorable surprises for Ramsey, Tej, Roman, and Han. Outside his cameo in the Fast X cast and being an SNL alum, Pete Davidson is also known for his roles as Scott Carlin in The King of Staten Island and Blackguard in The Suicide Squad. Davidson also played himself in the television special, Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery. His latest comedy special is called Pete Davidson Presents: The Best Friends.

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Fast X Supporting Cast & Characters

Vin Diesel being held by Rita Morena's character in the Fast X trailer

Alan Ritchson as Agent Aimes – The new agent who oversees the operations of Mr. Nobody’s government agency, Agent Aimes is not very fond of Dom and his activities. Alan Ritchson joins the Fast X cast as Agent Aimes. No stranger to playing rough-and-tumble characters, Alan Ritchson is known for being Jack Reacher in Reacher, and the DC superheroes Hawk and Aquaman in Titans and Smallville.

Daniela Melchior as Isabel – Isabel is a Brazilian street racer who wants to compete with the very best. Daniela Melchior plays Isabel in the Fast X cast, a supporting character who has an unexpected connection to Dom. Melchior is known for playing the Ratcatcher in The Suicide Squad and voiced Spider-Gwen in the Portuguese dub of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Scott Eastwood as Eric Reisner (Little Nobody) – While Kurt Russell’s Mr. Nobody is absent from the Fast X cast, Scott Eastwood’s law enforcement agent Eric Reisner (AKA Little Nobody) returns. Little Nobody has a small but extremely important role in Fast X. The son of veteran actor Clint Eastwood, he has starred as retired US Army soldier Clint Romesha in The Outpost and the Jaeger pilot Nathan “Nate” Lamber in Pacific Rim Uprising.

Dame Helen Mirren as Magdalene “Queenie” Ellmanson-Shaw – Deckard Shaw’s mother and the leader of an all-woman militia, Fast X’s Queenie is portrayed by Oscar winner Helen Mirren. The legendary British actor is known for portraying Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen and housekeeper Mrs. Wilson in Gosford Park. Out of the actors in Fast X, Helen Mirren and Rita Moreno are the ones universally considered to be Hollywood legends.

Rita Moreno as Abuelita – Rita Moreno joins the Fast X cast as Dom, Jakob, and Mia’s grandmother, Abuelita. While the cast of Fast X is filled with A-list actors, screen legend Rita Moreno is the only one to have reached EGOT status – having won at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award throughout her illustrious career. Moreno’s breakout character was Anita in 1952’s West Side Story, for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, becoming the first Latin-American woman to win an Academy Award. Moreno also played crucial supporting roles in other classic musicals like The King and I and Singin’ in the Rain.

Source: Variety, GamesRadar, Hollywood Reporter

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