The 7th part of the successful Fast & the Furious franchise is expanding as each day goes by.The latest addition is Lucas Black.
Who is he? Well he was the main hero of Tokyo Drift! With the end of Fast Furious 6 ,we were promised to be finally connected to the 3rd movie of the franchise Tokyo Drift.
Although Tokyo Drift was the 3rd entry ,the 4th,5th and 6th parts were about events that happened before it.Tokyo Drift had Han killed ,and the final scene was how Sean (Shane Black) decides to race against Dom (Vin Diesel).
Fast 6 revealed the addition of Jason Statham in the next movie ,as the person who killed Han.Jason who is well known for his action movies such as Transporter,Death Race,Crank will play Ian Shaw ,brother of the villain of Fast 6.
Djimon Hounsou who is famous for his role in Blood Diamond also joined the cast.
Another famous addition ,is Kurt Russel ,who last appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof.
Next up ,is Tony Jaa.This martial art superstar is most famous for his Ong-Bak series.
And just like Gina Carano joined for Fast 6 ,another UFC fighter will join Fast 7.And thats Ronda Rousey.
The original cast will return (except the dead characters) ,no news on whether Eva Mendes will be back (who is the only cast member of the earlier films, yet to return).
Fast 7 will be directed by James Wan (Conjuring,Insidious1,2,Saw) and will be released on July 11 ,2014.