Universal Pictures announced the project on Thursday. According to the announcement, Chris Morgan – longtime collaborator of Fast and Furious, has written the script for the new film. However, as of this moment, there is no official title for the upcoming film. Also according to this announcement, the new film will connect the events of the recently released “Fast X” and the upcoming “Fast X: Part II”, which is expected in 2025.
Screenwriter Morgan wrote and produced “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” and “The Fate of the Furious”. He also wrote and executive produced the fifth, sixth and seventh installment in the series. The latest film, Fast X, directed by Louis Leterrier, opened at No. 1 worldwide in May with $320 million and became the second-biggest global opening of 2023. .
Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson announced his return to the role of Hobbs with a video posted to social media with the caption: “Your reaction around the world to Hobbs’ return in” Fast X” wowed us.The next “Fast & Furious” movie you’ll see will be the one about Hobbs, who will serve as a new chapter and build on “Fast X: Part II” “”.
“Last summer, Vin Diesel and I left the past behind,” Johnson continued. I’ve built my career on the “audience first” mentality and that will always serve as my northern star.