John Cena has opened up about the "expectation" for him to "deliver' in "Fast & Furious 9'" and how he has earned the respect of the blockbuster franchise's "family".
The 42-year-old actor and professional wrestler has joined the blockbuster franchise for the ninth instalment, in a role which is currently being kept under wraps, and how much "expectation" there is for him to "deliver" for the loyal fan base the popular movies have acquired over the years.
He told Entertainment Weekly: "The global connection the franchise has with its fans and the respect that the franchise has for its fans is like nothing I've ever seen before.
"It allowed me to really look at the absolute analytics of the project through the people who have been working some 20 years on this. "It really is a family atmosphere, there's a lot of respect for the franchise, there is that expectation to deliver for the fan base, and it's been like no other experience I've been on.
"You kind of have to earn your respect in so many ways, but once you do you are absolutely, unexpectedly welcomed into the family. It's been really, really special, and I'm very fortunate."