Vin Diesel, star of the hit Fast and Furious movie franchise, announce via his Instagram that a female led spin-off to the franchise is in the development stage. Captain Marvel writers Nicole Perlman and Geneva Robertson-Dworet as well as Sierra Burgess is a Loser writer and producer Lindsey Beer appear to be on board with the film.
The Fast and Furious franchise began with The Fast and the Furious in 2001 and starred the late Paul Walker as Brian O’Connor, an undercover police officer who becomes involved with the street racing world he was sent to destroy. Diesel starred as Dominic Toretto, the racer O’Connor was sent to bring down, and the brother of Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster), the girl O’Connor finds himself falling for. 17 years later, there are now 8 movies in the series with a 9th currently set for release in 2020.
Check out Diesel’s Instagram post below and let us know your thoughts on this new direction of the franchise!
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As you know, there are three new spin offs that We have promised Universal… well this week we heard a pitch for the Fast female protagonist driven spinoff I created in 2017, and you can tell by the smile on Samantha’s face it was VERY exciting. Shout out to Nicole Perlman, Lindsey Beer, Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Welcome to the Fast FAMILY…