/Louis Leterrier Steps In For Justin Lin To Direct Fast X. UPDATE: Alan Ritchson Joins Cast

Louis Leterrier Steps In For Justin Lin To Direct Fast X. UPDATE: Alan Ritchson Joins Cast

UPDATE: Jack Reacher breakout star Alan Ritchson (Titans) has joined the cast of Fast X.

SOURCE: Deadline

UPDATE: Universal Pictures has named Louis Leterrier (Now You See Me) as the new director for Fast X. He is best known for helming The Transporter (2002), Unleashed (2005) and The Incredible Hulk (2008).

Leterrier steps in for Justin Lin who departed due to rumored difficulties with franchise star Vin Diesel. According to the NY Daily News, a source claimed Diesel “shows up late to the set. He doesn’t know his lines. And he shows up out of shape,” causing frustration for Lin, who co-wrote the film with screenwriter Dan Mazeau. 

SOURCE: Variety

UPDATE: Justin Lin has officially stepped down as director for Fast X. However, he will remain on-board as a producer. A new director should be named soon.

UPDATE: Take your first look at Charlize Theron’s return as Cipher in Fast X!

UPDATE: Production has started rolling on Fast & Furious 10, which is now officially titled Fast X.

UPDATE: The impressive ensemble cast of Fast & Furious 10 has just added an Oscar winner in Brie Larson (Captain Marvel)! Vin Diesel announced the casting news via Instagram.

UPDATE: Actress Daniela Melchior is looking to follow the footsteps of her The Suicide Squad co-star John Cena as she is set to join the Fast Family. Plot details are being kept under wraps as Fast & Furious 10 is set for release on May 19, 2023.

SOURCE: Deadline

UPDATE: Jason Momoa has officially joined the Fast Family in Fast & Furious 10.

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is in final talks to join the cast of the 10th installment of The Fast & The Furious franchise.

Plot details are unknown but it is said that Momoa will reportedly play the villain opposite Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 10. Director Justin Lin will be back at the helm along with returning franchise stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Sung Kang and Charlize Theron.

Diesel and Lin also serves as producers.

Stay tuned.

SOURCE: THR

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