Fast and Furious, Fast X director Louis Leterrier will also direct the next film

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Louis Leterrier confirms his presence in Dominic Toretto’s extended family. The director of Transportersin fact, will direct the next film by Fast and Furiousthe latest installment of the well-known franchise associated with the figure of Vin Diesel. A grand finale that comes as a companion project to Fast Xthe tenth chapter of the saga to be released in cinemas on next May 10th.

Louis Leterrier and the Fast and Furious franchise

Louis Leterrier is by no means new to the dynamics of speeds and engines Fast and Furious. Last May, the director replaced Justin Lin to the direction of Fast Ximmediately finding an incredible connection with the production team of the franchise, which includes the producer Diesel and the historical actors Michelle RodriguezLudacris, Tyrese Gibson And Charlize Theron.

“Louis has joined the team of Fast & Furious seamless, with an innate understanding of the franchise that is as strong as ever after two decades. Under his direction, Fast X is a high-intensity thriller with all the spectacular action, thrills and twists fans have come to expect,” said Universal Pictures president Peter Cramer. “We are thrilled he will continue to work in the director’s chair.”

On the other hand, Louis Leterrier is a rather appreciated director in the sector, who has notable successes in his career. Among these it is worth counting film production Now You See Methe famous Netflix series Lupin (also visible on Sky Glass, Sky Q and via the app on Now Smart Stick) and the Emmy-winning series The Dark Crystal: The Resistance. And, given the premises, it would seem that the final chapters of the Vin Diesel saga will pay tribute to his esteemed career.

Universal’s longest running franchise

In recent years the films of Fast and Furious they were a real success for Universal. Overall, the productions have earned more than 6 billion dollars worldwide, representing the franchise more profitable and longer lasting of study. Not to mention the incredible success that the films of the saga collect on social media, where the public follows the story of its protagonists with constancy and dedication. Now, however, all eyes are on the release of Fast Xthe tenth installment of the franchise in which Toretto and his family find themselves having to face a new villain played by Jason Momoa. After the success of Aquamanthe actor returns to play the role of Dantea man seeking revenge against the team after a bank job gone wrong in Fast and furious 5.