‘Fast & Furious 8’: New Set Photo Reveals Full Cast as One Big Happy Family!!


Filming is underway on Fast and Furious 8 in a variety of locations, from the snow-covered landscape of Iceland to the city streets of Cleveland, but the franchise’s theme of family appears to remain intact even as Straight Outta Compton helmer director F. Gary Gray looks to be spearheading the biggest Fast & Furious film yet. Series star/godfather Vin Diesel has shared a new image from the set of Fast and Furious 8 that reveals the full main cast of the highly anticipated sequel, and boy does this thing look stacked.

First of all there’s Charlize Theron as the sequel’s Big Bad, but Kurt Russell is also reprising his somewhat mysterious role from Furious 7. Initially, that film’s ending was supposed to tee Russell up for a larger part to play in Fast & Furious 8, but Paul Walker’s untimely passing led to a major overhaul of that film’s finale, instead using the time to eulogize Walker and his character. So one assumes the full extent of Russell’s character’s reach will be revealed in this globe-trotting adventure, but we’ve also got the return of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw.

The other major newcomers to the ensemble are Scott Eastwood and Game of Thrones and Force Majure actor Kristofer Hivju, who star alongside returning cast members DieselTyrese GibsonMichelle RodriguezChris “Ludacris” BridgesDwayne Johnson, and Nathalie Emmanuel, who made her first appearance in Furious 7.

Take a closer look at the cast in Diesel’s Instagram below. Fast & Furious 8 opens in theaters on April 14, 2017.

View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on

via Collider

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.