Michael Rooker was just in Shreveport for Geek'd Con earlier this month.

I don't know about you, but we are still riding the high of Geek'd Con 2019, which took place earlier this month. It's always a great atmosphere and a chance for you to meet some awesome celebrity guests. By the way, keep sending us your photos on our mobile app.

This year one of the guests was Michael Rooker.

You know Rooker for his roles in Guardians of the Galaxy and The Walking Dead. Shortly after his visit to Shreveport, we found out that he landed a new role in another massive franchise, Fast and Furious 9. According to Deadline, who first broke the news, Rooker will be playing a character named Buddy.

Rooker will join other cast members like Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, and Jordana Brewster for the ninth Fast and Furious installment. John Cena was also recently announced as a new cast member. The film is expected to hit theaters May 22, 2020.