The makers of Fast and Furious 8 are keeping quiet over the cast of the film as for now. The movie that is scheduled to release in 2017, is keeping silent in regards to the of Fast and Furious 8. The release date of the movie has been agreed upon to be April 14, 2017. However, actor Vin Diesel has been keeping us all updated with the bits of news that he has been sharing with us regarding the film. It seems that the trilogy actor is serving as the unofficial spokesperson of the franchise.
There are a lot of speculations that surround the cast of Fast and Furious 8 that is being kept under wraps by the makers. One of such speculations reveals that the role of Brian O’Conner will be played by Cody Walker, who is the twin brother of Paul Walker. There is no confirmation on this report yet, and it is only a speculated situation. As per some reports, the actor could play the role of a complete new car racer and step into the shoes of younger brother of O’Conner. It was this 27-year old actor Cody, who did the part of Paul Walker’s remaining scenes. The actor died lately in a sudden single-vehicle accident while shooting for Fast and Furious 7. He died on November 30, 2013.
Also, as per some reports award winning actress Mirren too will apparently join the cast of the film. Mirren apparently showed her interest in grabbing a role in Fast and Furious 8. When Diesel was asked about the actress’s inclusion in the movie, he said that the “White Night’s” 70-year old actress wish might end up coming true and the audiences might get to see her in the upcoming movie. Another rumour that did the rounds regarding Fast and Furious 8 movie cast was the involvement of Deepika Padukone in the movie. But sadly she put an end to the rumours and declared she won’t be a part of the movie. However, we might see her with Vin Diesel soon. The Bollywood diva is all set for her Hollywood debut with Diesel in the upcoming movie “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.”
Although, Deepika had lately rejected the reports that stated her being casted in Fast and Furious 8 movie, her casting for “XXX” is confirmed. A new rumor surfaced tells us that actress Deepika Padukone would replace Jordana Brewster in Fast and Furious 8. Some reports also claim that the eighth part of the Fast and Furious franchise will see Eva Mendes also reprising her role.