Production on the film will begin as soon as the SAG-AFTRA strikes ends.
The action film is the tenth installment in ‘The Fast and the Furious’ franchise.
The Universal Pictures release opened on July 22 in the U.S.
The new thriller from M. Night Shyamalan brought in an estimated $16.5 million.
“We’ve gone through a year that tested us, but we’re starting to see the promise of a new day.”
‘Get Out’ star Daniel Kaluuya is also in talks with Peele to join the cast.
The two Black actors in the film were removed from the poster released overseas.
‘Fast 9’ had been scheduled to open over the Memorial Day weekend.
The film from writer-director Stella Meghie stars Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield.
The winners will be announced during a live broadcast on Saturday, February 22.