There is good news for Fast & The Furious fans. It seems that Charlize Theron will be joining the cast, which includes regulars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez and Ludacris.
Variety reports that the oscar-winning actress will be starring as the lead villain alongside Game of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju in the upcoming sequel. Production is expected to begin soon, with shooting scheduled to take place in New York, Atlanta, Cuba, Iceland and Russia.
Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray is taking the helm on Fast 8. Universal has already set an April 14, 2017 release date for Furious 8.