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South African-US actress Charlize Theron poses as she arrives on May 20, 2016 for the screening of the film "The Last Face" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images) LOIC VENANCE—AFP/Getty Images

Meet Charlize Theron's Fierce New Fast 8 Character

May 20, 2016

A first look at Charlize Theron's adversarial character for the latest film in the Fast and Furious franchise was released today on the movie's official Twitter account.

The 40-year-old actress, who played feminist road warrior Furiosa in 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road, will be joining the franchise as Cipher, starring opposite Vin Diesel, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, and Tyrese Gibson in the eighth installation of the action series.

The movie is slated for an April 14, 2017 release.

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