Fast and Furious 6 just hit theatres this Friday (May 24) but the talk of Fast and Furious 7 has already began. With Universal already announcing the film’s release date, July 11, 2014, new director and that the film is expected to begin production this summer. As for who will all be returning for Fast 7, Universal is keeping quiet for now but one of the film’s original cast, Vin Diesel did say that Fast 7 will return to the streets of Los Angeles. Los Angeles is where the Fast and Furious franchise begin, so it is only fitting that the franchise return to it’s roots.
During the preimere for Fast and Furious 6 at Universal CityWalk in Universal City this past week, Vin Diesel told the crowd: “I told the Universal people there was no way we were not having a Los Angeles premiere. One other thing: For Fast & Furious 7 we are bringing it back to Los Angeles!”
Also, director Justin Lin will not be returning to the director chair Fast 7. Universal has given the directing job to ‘Insedious’ director James Wan. Justin Lin who directed every Fast and Furious film since Toyko Drift will not be returning for Fast 7.
Fans of this mega hit fracnhise can expect Vin Diesel and Paul Walker to both possibly return but Universal in not wanting to spoil the plot are keeping quiet on who all will return.
Fast and Furious 6 in theaters worldwide now!
-Kelly J Newson