‘Fast & Furious’ Two Latest Justin Lin Films Directing Both Vin Diesel – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures plans to complete its Fast Furious core film franchise with two final films that will end a franchise that has worked its way into becoming the highest-grossing film series in studio history. Justin Lin – who is in post-production on F9, is in talks to direct the last two opus and put an end to a saga that began almost 20 years ago.It’s the start of production, but it looks likely they’ll tell a big story over two films that will focus on franchise patriarch Vin Diesel and bring back Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster. , Nathalie Emmanuel and Sung Kang.

F9 – which is the fifth film in the franchise directed by Lin and which will be released on Memorial Day – continues the story of the main cast and Charlize Theron, and adds Grammy Award-winning John Cena, Helen Mirren, Cardi B , and the Reggaeton sensation Ozuna. They are just beginning to assemble the last two vehicles, but natural speculation will be whether Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham – the main cast members who took off for the F&F spin off Hobbs and Shaw after Johnson and Diesel got into a fight – will be back for the final. Johnson and Diesel may never be quick friends, but there’s an opportunity to pull the motorhead’s response to Marvel Avengers, a configuration that could include Wonder Woman‘s Gal Gadot, who was also part of the ensemble earlier in his career.

Justin Lin and his Perfect Storm Entertainment banner sign multi-year global film and television agreement with Universal Pictures and Universal Studio Group


It might not have seemed likely at the time Le Fast & Furious launched the franchise in 2001 with Diesel and Paul Walker as the leading protagonists, but the entire series eclipsed jurassic park to become the greatest of Universal. The eight films and spinoffs grossed around $ 5.7 billion; Jurassic is also over $ 5 billion and has its next installment, Jurassic World: Dominion, filming in London. the Quick The franchise survived the tragic death of cornerstone star Paul Walker, but it’s always good to finish the race before the vehicle runs out of gas. There are still plans for more movie and TV show spinoffs, so there will be no call for the studio to call Kars For Kids to bring back a junker.

It is likely that the last two installments will be produced by Diesel under its One Race Films banner, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Lin, Neal Moritz, Joe Roth, Clayton Townsend and Samantha Vincent. They are the producers of F9.

Lin docked his Perfect Storm Entertainment banner at Universal in a multi-year global film and television deal at the end of the summer, and those two films will likely keep him busy for a long time.

Lin is replaced by CAA and Sloane Offer.


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