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IBT: Justin Lin hired to direct Furious 7 sequel?

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Vin Diesel

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A recent Instagram post has sparked rumors of Justin Lin’s return to direct Fast and Furious 8, report the International Business Times.

47-year-old actor Vin Diesel, one of the main protagonists of the film series, uploaded a photo of him and Lin on his Instagram feed.

Prior to the post, there were rumors Universal Pictures was considering hiring Lin, who directed four of the seven Furious films, as this sequel will be critical especially after Paul Walker’s death.


A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on


Many of the former cast has already been confirmed and rumors of former actors in the previous films returning are also strong.

Fast and Furious 8 is set to premiere in April 2017.

You can read more details of Furious 8 in the International Business Times.

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