Take a look at some of the new Fast 8 cars in a behind the scenes video straight from set!
While The Fast and the Furious franchise is also well known for its diverse ensemble of actors, it’s the vehicles that are the focus of a new Facebook live video. In the player below, you can take a look at some of the Fast 8 cars and motorcyles that will be featured in next year’s franchise sequel. Dennis McCarthy, Vehicle Coordinator for the film, gives a tour of the sequel’s set, offering a look at a selection of Fast 8 cars valued at more than $17 million!
Directed by Straight Outta Compton helmer F. Gary Gray, Fast 8 is planned to launch a new trilogy of films. Fast 8 will be followed by a ninth film to be released April 19, 2019 and a tenth film planned to hit theaters April 2, 2021. Fast and Furious 8, 9 and 10 aren’t the only films new that Universal has planned for the franchise, either. It was recently revealed that plans are underway for both Fast and Furious spinoffs and prequels.
The Fast 8 cast is confirmed to include franchise regulars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel and Lucas Black reprising their roles as street racers-turned-international criminals-turned-super-secret agents. Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson and Kurt Russell are confirmed to return as well. Charlize Theron is confirmed to play the villain, with Kristofer Hivju as one of her henchmen. Scott Eastwood will be playing a protégé of Russell’s Mr. Nobody.
A Universal Pictures release, Fast 8 is filming in Iceland, New York, Atlanta and Georgia with reports also suggesting that Russia could be utilized as well.
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