‘Fast and Furious’ Saga to End With 11th Film

Fast and Furious 9. (Credit: Universal Pictures)

All good things must come to an end.

This week it was announced that Justin Lin will direct the 10th and 11th films in the Fast and Furious saga, bringing an end to the main franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Lin is no stranger to the Fast and Furious movies after directing four films beginning with 2006’s The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and most recently helming 2013’s Fast & Furious 6 and the upcoming F9.

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The newest film F9 is currently in post-production, with the release having been pushed back by Universal to May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fans of the franchise can expect to see some familiar faces in the cast of the final films. Vin Diesel will lead again and will reportedly to be joined by  Fast castmembers Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Ludacris, Jordana Brewster and Nathalie Emmanuel.

The franchise, which kicked off in 2001, spawned the 2019 spinoff Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham. A sequel to the film is now being considered, along with a female-fronted spinoff, according THR.