The countdown is on for the next installment in the blockbuster FAST & FURIOUS franchise. What was once called FAST & FURIOUS 7 now has a new official title FURIOUS 7 and will hit theatres April 3, 2015.
There has been much speculation around this next chapter being directed by James Wan, with the original crew back together and the tragic passing of Paul Walker during filming, fans of the franchise have been patiently waiting for news on this next film. The chance to see our favorite FAST & FURIOUS team members together one last time, to see Paul walker back on the big screen, knowing his brothers had a huge part in bringing this film together and filling in the pieces, has made fans everywhere eager for this bitter-sweet send off to Walker.
Along with the new name, came a new poster and an official synopsis:
“Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of ‘Furious 7.’ James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. They are joined by international action stars new to the franchise including Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey and Kurt Russell. Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel and Michael Fottrell return to produce the film written by Chris Morgan.”