FF9 Production manager Piya Pestonji (second from left) and Krabi Governor Lt Col M.L. Kitibadee Prawit (centre) meet that Krabi Provincial Hall. Photo: PR Dept

Filming for the latest edition of the Fast and Furious franchise will take place in the south of Thailand.

The news broke when the movie’s production manager, Piya Pestonji, met with the Governor of Krabi, Lt Col M.L. Kitibadee Prawit, at Krabi Provincial Hall yesterday (June 12) to discuss details of the production along with the Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Krabi Office, Apichai Aranyik.

The governor welcomed the franchise as an opportunity for Thailand’s culture, history and nature to be showcased to the world through the film.

“The Fast and the Furious 9” is hoped to be a great advertisement for the nature, culture, and history of the kingdom, according to the Krabi governor.

The movie will bring in 340 million baht that will benefit Thailand and the local film industry, reported Naew Na.

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Phuket News

Naew Na