You'll have to wait until 2020 to watch Fast & Furious 9

Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in The Fate of the Furious. (Universal)
Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in The Fate of the Furious. (Universal)

Angeles — The Fast and the Furious team is putting the brakes on the ninth instalment in the franchise.

Universal Pictures said on Wednesday that the film's release will move back a year to 10 April, 2020.

It was originally set for release in April 2019. The studio did not offer a reason for the shift.

The latest film in the action series, The Fate of the Furious, came out earlier this year and went on to gross around $1.2bn worldwide.

The franchise has earned more than $5bn worldwide to date.