Although many believe it is impossible that the Fast and the Furious will have an end soon, according to the information revealed by Hollywood, the famous saga could end in its installment number 11. However, Deadline line has confirmed that Justin Lin will stay on to direct the final two sequels with the main cast.
Loved the world over, the Fast & Furious series movies are known for their exotic cars, gravity defying stunts and the thieves-turned-heroes squad headed by fictional character Dominic Toretto. Fans, who were slated to be treated to a ninth Fast and Furious movie this year (COVID ruins everything) will hopefully see F9 next spring.
Fast and Furious is now Universal's most profitable franchise, even about the Jurassic World movie series. It is as yet unknown if Johnson and Statham will return for the final films of the franchise.
As Variety points out, Fast and Furious has always been a major money-maker for Universal. Lin sat out parts 7 & 8 but returned to direct Fast 9.
The latest film of the franchise titled F9 was originally supposed to debut earlier this year.
After the events of The Fate of the Furious (2017), Dominic Toretto and his family must face Dominic's younger brother Jakob, a deadly assassin, who is working with their old enemy Cipher, and who holds a personal vendetta against Dominic.Starring Vin Diesel, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Lucas Black and Charlize Theron, Fast and Furious 9 lands in cinemas on May 28, 2021. Johnson and Vin Diesel quite publicly fell out, so much so that the storyline of Fast 8 was tailored to ensure the two spent no time together on set.
A spin-off film past year titled Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw grossed more than US$759 million worldwide, proving the film's popularity with audiences.