April 14, 2017 has been officially announced as the Fast and Furious 8 release date. As is being rumoured the Fast and Furious 8 cast will have many subtractions and additions as well. The success of Fast and Furious 7 made the makers ponder over the idea of making an eighth series in a row. The seventh part of Fast and Furious movie had last seen Paul Walker being a part of it. It was during the course of the Fast and Furious 8 shooting that Walker died. After the global success of Fast & Furious 7, Vin Diesel has revealed he’s already thinking about the next instalment of the franchise following Paul Walker’s death.
The Fast and Furious 8 teaser has already been under progress and has started with its shooting in New York. Vin Diesel, the Fast and Furious star, took to social networking platform Instagram and posted the release date of the movie.
This makes it obvious that there will an eighth instalment to the Fast and Furious movie. The Fast and Furious cast has yet not been finalized but speculations are being made over who will take over the iconic role of Paul Walker. Vin Diesel was a very amiable friend of the Fast and Furious star Paul Walker. He has lately stated to the MTV news, “The fact that the world embraced it and allowed it to be Paul’s legacy, it’s just a beautiful thing.”
No official confirmation has been made of this report regarding the making of Fast and Furious 8 by the Universal Pictures. But the record-breaking box office figures make it obvious that Furious 8 will be made. The title of the movie is yet not final and so is the cast. Fast and Furious 7 had been a box office hit and this has instilled high expectations in the hearts of its eager fans. Fast and Furious 8 release is being awaited eagerly and the fans are awaiting the release of the next instalment.
Diesel, conveying his emotions, further said, “Paul used to say that [‘Fast & Furious’] 8 was guaranteed and, in some ways, when you’re brother guarantees something, you have to make sure it comes to pass. So, if fate has it — fate, F8 — then you’ll get it. ‘Furious 7′ was for Paul; 8 is from Paul.”
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson also revealed, “I talked to Vin today — we had a nice discussion — and I think whatever it is, whatever we come up with for ‘Furious 8,’ we have to raise the bar, in terms of action, yes, but also in terms of story and character.” Fast and Furious 8 will release in 2017 and the cast is yet to be finalized.