It appears that the Fast and Furious is branching out with another spin-off starring Charlize Theron.
CelebNMovies247.com has learned that Charlize Theron is reportedly in the works at Universal. Read on for more on the next Fast and Furious spin-off…
According to reports, there have been rumblings of a female-led spin-off for, and it appears that Charlize Theron, who played Cipher, a cyberterrorist, in 2017’s The Fate of the Furious is getting it.
Series star and producer Vin Diesel has talked about the female project for a while now, but there hasn’t been a lot of talk until now.
What we are hearing is that Universal Pictures is waiting to see how well Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw does this summer. If all goes as planned, then we can see the next Fast and Furious spin-off starring Charlize Theron.
The female-led spin-off is currently being developed by writers Nicole Perlman and Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Seeing Theron reprise the Cipher role could end up being pretty big at the box office, especially since the Fast and Furious franchise is only getting bigger every year.
Fast and Furious franchise Plans:
First up is Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham are starring in this summer’s Hobbs & Shaw, along with Idris Elba, who is playing the villain.
Then, Fast and Furious 9 which is currently in production and Vin Diesel just welcomed John Cena to the cast. Leaving everyone to believe that Cena will be filling a hole that Dwayne Johnson is leaving behind.
For now, it has just been confirmed he is officially part of the cast. His role has yet to be revealed at this time. However, Vin Diesel will probably let us know when he can since the movie is set to hit theaters next summer.
Charlize Theron is currently starring in the romantic comedy Long Shot with Seth Rogen, but she is due for a return to the action genre after 2017’s Atomic Blonde. She has upcoming roles in the animated Addams Family movie as Morticia Addams and in Fair and Balanced as Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.
Looking at the future of the Fast and Furious franchise, we can expect additional spin-offs and another Hobbs & Shaw if the movie is a hit.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter