Ludacris Addresses Critics Who Query Why There Are So Many ‘Speedy & Livid’ Films: ‘We’re Making Billions Of F*cking Greenbacks’
Neatly, it looks as if rapper/actor Ludacris is in spite of everything giving the ‘Speedy & Livid’ naysayers the solution they’ve been on the lookout for!
Lately, Ludacris stopped via ‘ALL THE SMOKE with Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson‘ podcast and defined why the notorious media franchise is (apparently) endless… at this level.
When talking on how he and the remainder of the ‘Speedy & Livid’ group had been in a position to maintain the longevity of the movie continuations, he blatantly expressed,
“That’s probably the most issues that we appear to defy… stereotypically. As a result of, you already know, as sequels cross on and on, prior to, every so often… it was once like, they’d worsen and worse. Arguably, [‘Fast & Furious’ has] gotten higher and higher. To the purpose the place, folks [are] simply seeking to know the way the h*ll we stay doing this sh*t.”
“I additionally pay attention folks say, at all times, ‘Why do y’all stay doing those motion pictures?’ That’s the dumbest f*cking query on the planet. I’ma let you know why! As a result of, it doesn’t matter what business we’re in–podcast, song, motion pictures–it’s all a couple of final analysis. It’s all about how a lot you spend in comparison to how a lot you’re making!”
Recognized for its action-packed storylines (with the exception of its famed full-length productions), the leisure conglomerate is infamous for its street-racing, fast-life theme that spans a number of fictional areas, together with tv collection, video video games, products, and extra.
Directed via Rob Cohen, the primary ‘Speedy & Livid’ manufacturing premiered in 2001, which starred the past due Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Sturdy, Matt Schulze, and Ted Levine.
The debut installment was once according to an editorial referred to as ‘Racer X‘ via Ken Li for VIBE Mag and adopted a personality named Brian O’Conner (portrayed via Paul Walker), an undercover cop who’s investigating the road racing global.
The second one installment (helmed via fallen filmmaker John Singleton) noticed the creation of Ludacris, taking at the position of Brian’s good friend, Tej Parker. Singer Tyrese Gibson and actress Eva Mendes additionally joined the ‘2 Speedy 2 Livid’ ensemble.
Additional in his interview with NBA giants Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Ludacris detailed,
“We’re making billions of f*cking bucks!”
He comically went on to mention,
“I’m simply supplying you with my center; I’m now not seeking to brag or not anything. So, when a few of y’all stay announcing, ‘Why the f*ck do y’all stay taking pictures motion pictures–‘ let me let you know why. ‘Reason for those who spend 2 hundred million and you’re making a thousand million, who the f*ck is you gon’ inform to prevent taking pictures motion pictures while you making 8 hundred motherf*cking million bucks? How?”
Alternatively, even if Ludacris is very content material together with his ‘Speedy & Livid’ cash, he does keep in mind that now not everyone continues to be intrigued sufficient to look at the content material.
The 45-year-old concluded:
“Even supposing you don’t like [the movies], although you don’t wish to watch it, forestall asking that godd*mn query!”
The newest unencumber of the ‘Speedy & Livid’ franchise, ‘Speedy X,‘ was once unveiled in the US on Might 19 and serves because the 10th major installment.
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