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Vin Diesel says female-led Fast and Furious still coming and a Torettos movie could be on the way too

May 28th, 2023 by Marc Comments

We’ve known for years that a female-centric Fast & Furious spinoff was part of Vin Diesel’s plan but we’ve heard very little for quite a while, so we thought it might be forgotten about but it seems that no, it’s coming but maybe not until the core series wraps up in the thirteenth Fast & Furious movie which is still some years down the line.

In a world where people seem to call for more diversity in everything released, the Fast series has always been a multicultural, all sexes are equal rollercoaster, so it makes sense that they will lean into a cool female-led chapter in the bigger picture.

“I’ve created a female spin-off. And that script comes next month, so we will see,” Diesel said in Mat 2022 (here). At the time, newcomer to the series Nathalie Emmanuel said: “I think it should be like a badass girl movie. It would be cool to have like a sort of Charlie’s Angels-type vibe with all the women. I think that’s kind of fun.”

Vin Diesel confirms female-led Fast and Furious spinoff movie

And, very interesting given the recent developments in the plot of Fast X, longtime star of the series Michell Rodriguez said:  “See what Charlize [Theron] is doing? We’d be like, ‘Can we talk you into being a good girl?’ She’s so bad into this, right? She’s so mean. I love her, though.” Hmmmmmmmm… did she know something back then, perhaps? In the Fast & Furious series Theron’s Cypher is an evil hacker villain who, despite some horrendous deeds, has fallen into he good graces of the heroes of the story and having her as the leader of a team of female assassins/hackers/whatever could be cool.

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“I started developing the female spinoff in 2017 with other spinoffs,” Diesel said at the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) Block Party, “and the sooner I deliver the finale, the sooner I can launch all the spinoffs.”

Diesel has recently teased that Fast X is the first part of a finale trilogy, saying that it’s hard to let go of the series, “it’s bittersweet to think of a finale,” he said.


On having Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot back in the series, Diesel says he’s very excited to have them back home: “There was no way I can pull that off unless I had everyone on for five seconds. These characters are appealing and we need to see more of them.

“I’m so excited to have them back home and even more excited to see fan reactions and to see how happy it makes people.”


So, if we get the female-led spinoff, will Rodriguez, there since the beginning in 2001, be joining? Well, she doesn’t seem very certain: “You pass the baton on. You take the back seat. You go passenger side. When it comes the next generation, you have to. It’s the only way to let them define the future.”

Interestingly, while all this talk of spinoffs and sequel is going on, Diesel took to social media along with Rodriguez and other co-star Jordana Brewster, who plays Dom’s sister, Mia, and seemed to be hinting that a Toretto spinoff movie might be coming, focusing on Dom and his most immediate family: “Don’t be surprised if you see a Toretto movie,” he said:

Could this be the movie he was talking about when he previously spoke at the Fast X premier and said: “Well, we always figured it would lead into a reboot of the entire franchise. And I will star in the reboot.”

Who knows. One thing is for sure, even if the main story ends as planned in the next few years, there’s still going to be a lot of Fast content flying around our screens.

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Over many missions and against impossible odds, Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his family have outsmarted, out-nerved and outdriven every foe in their path. Now, they confront the most lethal opponent they’ve ever faced: A terrifying threat emerging from the shadows of the past who’s fueled by blood revenge, and who is determined to shatter this family and destroy everything—and everyone—that Dom loves, forever.

In 2011’s Fast Five, Dom and his crew took out nefarious Brazilian drug kingpin Hernan Reyes and decapitated his empire on a bridge in Rio De Janeiro. What they didn’t know was that Reyes’ son, Dante (Aquaman’s Jason Momoa), witnessed it all and has spent the last 12 years masterminding a plan to make Dom pay the ultimate price.

Dante’s plot will scatter Dom’s family from Los Angeles to the catacombs of Rome, from Brazil to London and from Portugal to Antarctica. New allies will be forged and old enemies will resurface. But everything changes when Dom discovers that his own 8-year-old son (Leo Abelo Perry, Black-ish) is the ultimate target of Dante’s vengeance.

Directed by Louis Leterrier (Clash of the Titans, The Incredible Hulk), Fast X stars returning cast members Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Jason Statham, John Cena and Scott Eastwood, with Oscar® winner Helen Mirren and Oscar® winner Charlize Theron.

The film also features an extraordinary new cast including Oscar® winner Brie Larson as Tess, a rogue representative from the Agency; Alan Richtson (Reacher) as Aimes, the new head of the Agency who doesn’t hold the same fondness for Dom’s crew as his predecessor, Mr. Nobody; Daniela Melchior (The Suicide Squad) as a Brazilian street racer with a powerful tie to Dom’s past; and legendary Oscar® winner Rita Moreno as Dom and Mia’s Abuelita Toretto.

Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jason Momoa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, John Cena, Jason Statham, Sung Kang, Alan Ritchson, Daniela Melchior, Scott Eastwood, with Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, Brie Larson and Rita Moreno

Source: Variety

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….