'Quick X' star explains why Han's hair is longer now though there's no time bounce between his final look and the brand new film

  • Warning: There are gentle spoilers forward for “Quick X.”
  • Han’s hair goes from quick to lengthy through the continuation of a mid-credits scene from “Quick 9.”
  • Sung Kang advised Insider his hair was a giant subject of dialogue. It is why Han tucks his hair again in “Quick X.”

Sung Kang is aware of you might scrutinize his hair throughout one scene in “Quick X.”

On the finish of 2021’s “Quick 9,” Kang’s character, Han, paid a go to to Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) with extraordinarily quick hair.

The “Livid 7” villain seemingly killed Han a number of films again and a gathering between the pair was years within the making. 

Nonetheless, when the highly-anticipated confrontation performs out in “Quick X,” audiences see a reshot scene with Han sporting for much longer hair.

In consequence, the 2 scenes do not fairly match up.

Han's hair in the "Fast 9" mid-credits scene vs the same scene in "Fast X."

Han’s hair within the “Quick 9” mid-credits scene vs the identical scene in “Quick X.”

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“The rationale I needed Han’s hair to be quick was that he is in hiding,” Sung Kang advised Insider of Han’s totally different look in “F9.” “So if he is strolling round wanting like Han it does not actually make any sense to the character. You chop his hair, he sort of blends in.”

Believed lifeless for years, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew did not be taught their pal faked his demise till the 2021 movie. 

When returning for “Quick X,” Kang really helpful that Han’s hair revert to a recognizable fashion.

“I noticed that there are some things that individuals want from Han. They need snacks, they need cool automobiles, they usually need his hair,” Kang stated. “The hair is nearly like a superpower he has… It is synonymous to what defines Han.”

Sung Kang as Han in "Fast X"

Sung Kang in “Quick X.”

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Sadly, Kang stated he did not understand the “Quick 9” mid-credits scene with Han’s quick hair would happen years later within the “Quick” timeline.

When watching the 2021 film, it is simple to presume the top tag takes place shortly after the occasions of “Quick 9.”

That is not the case.

Although there’s a couple of four-year time bounce between the occasions of “Quick 9” and its sequel, the “F9” mid-credits scene takes place through the occasions of “Quick X.” 

When Insider requested Kang whether or not or not he was requested to chop his hair for continuity in “Quick X,” Kang advised Insider, “Sure.”

However that wasn’t going to occur.

Han’s hair turned a significant subject of dialog through the making of the sequel to determine a repair, ensuing within the behind-the-ear tuck we see on-screen.

“As a result of everyone is OCD about their work they usually’re into particulars, particulars are what issues, there have been a number of notes and dialogue about, ‘Hey Han’s hair within the tag is brief. How are we gonna do it?’ And we did these exams the place you get actually shut with the tucked-in hair. It may sort of match,” Kang stated.

So earlier than you go and poke enjoyable at Han’s “Quick X” hair for not matching his “F9” hair, know there was a number of thought that went into making an attempt to create an phantasm for the scenes to look considerably comparable. 

“Quick X” is in theaters now. You possibly can learn our assessment right here.


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