Just two weeks after unveiling the title of the 8th film in the “Fast & Furious” sequence, Vin Diesel has approved that there will be a 9th and 10th film in the sequence, and revealed the release schedules for the last trilogy of the street racing saga.
Diesel express the news through a series of posts on his social media accounts on Tuesday. The first indication came after the 48-year-old actor posted a picture of him driving in a silver car with his little girl Hania, 7, in the passenger chair.
“Happy Toretto Tuesday… P.s. The studio has asked me to release some very big Fast news,” Diesel wrote in the caption. “Give me a minute though, for I am still in that Xander state of Mind.”
Xander is the name of the character Diesel will portray in the upcoming film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.” The action film will be unveiled in 2017.
In the next picture he posted, Diesel is shown shirtless and having a skate board. In the caption Diesel claims that although he would rather keep in character based on the projects he’s currently working on, the actor had to break character in order to reveal the interesting “Fast & Furious” news with his fans.
“Xander returns…. As most of you know I like to stay in character for the most part when given the opportunity to make magic. However, it was Toretto Tuesday and the studio gave me big news to share… So I will share it,” Diesel wrote.
The last picture Diesel posted given as confirmation of the details that the “Fast & Furious” series would release two more installments in addition to the already declared 8th film, providing the total film depend to 10 movies over a 20-year period.
The original film, “The Fast and the Furious,” premiered in June 2001.,” was released in June 2001.
“2 Decades, 10 Films, 1 Saga,” the text in the picture, along with the schedules for the final three movies. The 8th, 9th, and 10th movies will launch in 2017, 2019, and 2021, respectively.