Fast and Furious franchise, an action American film series is back with it’s eighth instalment in the series named ‘Fast 8’. F. Gray Gray is replacing James Wan as the director of the film, as the former is working on another project ‘Aquaman’. Chris Morgan has written the story for the movie and is distributed by Universal Pictures. The first hint for sequel was given by Vin Diesel, following the release of Fast and Furious 7.
Fast and Furious 8 movie’s complete Cast and Crew Wiki
The cast consists of Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Chris Bridges, Kurt Russell, Tyrese Gibson, Lucas Black and Jason Statham. Fast and Furious 8 is being produced by Neal H. Moritz and Chris Morgan will write the script for sixth time for the franchise. Principal photography began back in March 2016 in Iceland. The crew will also be filming at locations including New York, Cuba, Cleveland and Atlanta.
Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Michelle as Letty Ortiz and Kurt Russell as Frank Petty were the first to get involved in the film. Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pearce and Chris Bridges as Tej Parker both announced their involvement in a short period after that. Dwayne Johnson confirmed his role in Fast and Furious 8, with a hint of possible spin in his character, Luke Hobbs.
Fast and Furious 8(also Fast 8), will also involve Charlize Theron and Kristofer Hivju as the villain in the film with addition to the cast. Diesel’s post on Instagram in May 2016, with Elsa Pataky on set indicates she had also joined the film. Later Nathalie Emmanuel and Helen Mirren also confirmed that they are also apart of the movie.
Vin Diesel was very happy with original cast back in the movie, and the actor said, “These aren’t his friends, they are family, and that is why the cast keeps returning and remains same.” Dominic’s sister will be seen back in the sequel but how her entrance in fray will be without Brian is one thing to look forward to in the film. Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs in Fast and Furious 7 was sidelined after his fight with Jason Statham(Shaw). But it looks like, Hobbs role in the Fast and Furious 8 is going to be much bigger and of much more importance. For now the movie is scheduled to release on April 14, 2016.