THE MOVIE: The fourth sequel in any franchise is rarely the most popular but Fast Five rocked the box office so now Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, and the rest of the crew are returning for Fast and Furious 6 and 7. The big question is: will they film them back to back? In theaters on May 24, 2013.
Updates: Screenwriter Chris Morgan has been assigned to a fifth sequel. | Apparently, they want to pull a fast one on viewers and change the sixquel to a heist movie. | Twitch suggests plans are in the works to shoot F6 and F7 simultaneously and bring in Jason Statham. | Dwayne Johnson says they most likely won’t shoot Fast Six and Fast Seven back-to-back due to weather issues. The source seems to confirm that Fast Six will be set in Europe, with filming taking place in both the UK and Germany. | Twitch has news that Jason Statham has declined to star in Fast and Furious 6.
The story is breaking that MMA fighter/actress Gina Carano (Haywire) is in talks to join the cast of Fast and Furious 6. | Luke Evans (Immortals, The Raven) has signed on to play the bad guy in the film. | Variety reports that The Raid: Redemption actor Joe Taslim (he was the SWAT field leader) has signed on to play a bad guy in Fast and Furious 6. The press release promises that his character will challenge Vin Diesel and Paul Walker with his “martial arts and parkour skills.”
The Playlist has the first image of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson in Fast & Furious 6. Ropes of Silicon has set videos featuring a ‘car’ chase and explosions from the movie. Beyond Hollywood has the official plot synopsis. The condensed version? Dwayne Johnson’s character offers Vin Diesel and the crew a chance to clear their criminal records if they help him track down a gang of ‘car mercenaries’ who are wrecking havoc across Europe. Expect outrageous stunts, big explosions, and cut off t-shirts!
Enjoy an extended first look trailer as well as the Super Bowl TV spot. This new poster from Beyond Hollywood almost makes it sound like Fast and Furious 6 is going to be the last film in the franchise, but somehow we doubt that. | The latest rumor is that Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s law enforcement character will receive his own spin-off movie after Fast and Furious 6. And here’s a new TV spot for the film.
Check out the newest poster. Also, some news came out that director Justin Lin (Fast & Furious, Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6) will not return to direct Fast and Furious 7. No details on why, but we assume he wants to explore other film franchises, possibly Terminator 5, which he is still connected with.
AICN reports that Universal is in negotiations with none other than James Wan, director of the first Saw film and the upcoming supernatural thriller The Conjuring, to helm Fast and Furious 7. Word has it Part 6 will end with a ‘hook’ for the sequel and Universal is keen on delivering the movie to theaters for Summer 2014.
BREAKING NEWS: The final trailer for the film has raced its way online. In theaters on May 24th, 2013.