Vin Diesel reveals the first Furious 8 poster
New roads are ahead as Vin Diesel today revealed the first Furious 8 poster, which you can view in the gallery below!
Furious 8 is scheduled to hit theaters on April 14, 2017. Straight Outta Compton helmer F. Gary Gray will direct the feature, which is planned to launch the new trilogy of films. Look for Fast and Furious 9 to arrive on April 19, 2019 with Fast and Furious 10 following on April 2, 2021.
Vin Diesel will return for Furious 8 with with franchise regulars Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black reprising their roles as street racers-turned-international criminals-turned-super-secret agents. Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson and Kurt Russell are expected to return as well.
Fast and Furious 8, 9 and 10 aren’t the only films new that Universal has planned for the franchise. It was recently revealed that plans are underway for both Fast and Furious spinoffs and prequels.
Furious 7 earned an impressive $1.514 billion at the worldwide box office last year.
UPDATE: After looking more into this, it seems the poster originated on DeviantArt last year. Is Universal Pictures actually going to use this poster? Vin Diesel did, after all, just send it out to over 98.6 million people on Facebook.