Charlize Theron mixes beauty with danger as villain Cipher in new full trailer for The Fate of the Furious

Charlize Theron loomed large as villain Cipher in a full trailer released on Sunday for The Fate of the Furious.

The 41-year-old actress sizzled in the trailer for the eighth installment in the franchise as she mixed beauty with danger.

The trailer also featured franchise veterans Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris and Tyrese Gibson. 

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New villain: Charlize Theron mixed beauty with danger in a new trailer for The Fate of the Furious released on Sunday

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Kurt Russell also were shown as they returned for Fast & Furious 8.

The trailer was released on Sunday with the cast participating in a special event at New York City's Times Square that was streamed live on Facebook. 

The three-minute video opened with the crew fleeing in fast cars from pursuers.

Dominic Toretto, played by Vin Diesel, sideswiped one of his pals before separating from the group. 

Terrorist alert: Cipher was described as a high-tech terrorist

Fond memories: Dominic Toretto looked at an old picture featuring his pal Brian O'Conner, played by the late Paul Walker

Family betrayal: Dom betrayed his family as he teamed up with Cipher

Hard to believe: Letty Ortiz and and Roman Pearce struggled with Dom's betrayal

'Did you ever think you'd betray your family the way you did today?,' Cipher asked Dom afterward.

Dom was then shown looking at an old photo of himself with his former partner Brian O'Conner, played by the late Paul Walker.

Frank Petty, played by Russell, then recruits Luke Hobbs, played by The Rock, and Deckard Shaw, played by Statham, to go after Dom. 

He's back: Kurt Russell was back as Frank Petty but this time to take out Dom and Cipher

Prison fight: Deckard Shaw and Luke Hobbs squared off in a prison fight

Teaming up: Cipher and Dom looked down at Letty during a fight

Quick question: Letty asked Dom if he was going to turn his back on his family

The answer: Dom answered Letty's question by kissing Cipher

Ice fight: Luke was after Dom amid icy plains

An icy battle then started as the crew took on Cipher and Dom.

'You gonna turn you back on family,' Dom's wife Letty, played by Michelle Rodriguez, asked him.

Dom responded by kissing Cipher.

The film directed by F. Gary Gray will be in theaters on April 14. 

The whole gang! The cast Nathalie Emmanuel, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel gathered to present the film's trailer launch in Times Square on Sunday 

Say cheese! Nathalie, who plays Ramsey in the action flick, flashed a peace sign as she posed with fans 

All smiles: The British actress smiled obligingly for a selfie 

Sweet moment: Vin Diesel wrapped an affectionate arm around co-star Michelle Rodriguez 

Meanwhile the cast of the action flick gathered to present the film's trailer launch in New York's Times Square on Sunday.

Actors Nathalie Emmanuel, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel were in high spirits as they greeted fans and discussed the latest installment in the smash hit franchise.

Nathalie, who plays Ramsey in the action flick, flashed a peace sign as she posed with fans, while Vin Diesel wrapped an affectionate arm around co-star Michelle Rodriguez.

Having fun? Dwayne Johnson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel and Ludacris chatted away happily to Liam McHugh

Exciting: The cast are busy on the promo trail for F. Gary Gray-directed film, which will be in theaters on April 14

Having a whale of a time: The Rock wore a leather aviator jacket as he beamed away

Quite the showman! Tyrese Gibson showed off his selfie game as he took the ultimate photograph

Taking centre-stage: Vin Diesel looked comfortable posing in front of hoards of eager fans 

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