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The early reviews after Atlanta-filmed "Fate of the Furious" screens at CinemaCon


CinemaCon, the trade gathering of theater owners happening this week in Las Vegas, delighted fans with a super early screening of "Fate of the Furious." The eighth in the "Fast and Furious" franchise was filmed largely in Atlanta, as well as Havana.

Director F. Gary Gray was thrilled with the response: "Great audience reaction today at today's surprise screening," he posted on Instagram.

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Here are some early takes. The movie's out April 14.

This guy FTW though ..

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