The submarine may have done it.
[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he latest installment in the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, is poised overtake the box office records set by Furious 7 at the Chinese box office.
According to ENT Group, a Beijing-based box office tracker, the pre-sale tickets for Fate of the Furious have already broken the record for most pre-sale tickets in China, $18.1 million. The previous record holder was Journey into the West: The Demons Strike Back which made $14.6 million in pre-sales.
This is a good indicator that Fate of the Furious will be able to break the box office record for biggest imported film in China. The record is currently held by Furious 7 with over $390 million.
The Fate of the Furious will be directed by F. Gary Gray and will star Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Helen Mirren.
The Fate of the Furious will be released in theaters on April 14, 2017.