F. Gary Gray To Direct ‘Fast and Furious 8’

Vin Diesel updated the cover of his Facebook page with a photo of him and filmmaker F. Gary Gray Monday night. Could this be a sign that Gray will direct Fast and Furious 8.

On Monday, Variety reported that there was a short-list of directors that included Gray, Adam Wingard, Louis Leterrier and Will Eubank.

Gray’s most recent success Straight Out of Compton has earned almost $200 million worldwide, he also directed The Italian Job. It was rumored that Gray was in the running for Marvel’s Black Panther.

Fast and Furious 8 is set to begin pre-production next month.

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
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