Charlize Theron tipped to join the Fast and Furious franchise
Charlize Theron could be getting Fast and Furious (Picture: Reuters)

Fast and Furious 8 might have just got itself a new bad girl – in the shape of actress Charlize Theron.

According to Variety the Oscar-winning actress is tipped to be join the long-running franchise, following reports that the eighth film will feature a new female villain.

The news follows a report on the website Deadline that director F Gary Gray and screenwriter Chris Morgan are switching things around a little to include a female baddie in the movie.

But while Variety claimed that the actress – fresh from her big-screen success in Mad Max: Fury Road – has ‘received an offer’ to join the film, her involvement has yet to be confirmed.

Mad Max: Fury Road Credit: Warners Bros. Pictures

The actress recently starred as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road (Picture: Warner Bros)

Fast And Furious 8 will be directed by F. Gary Gray with Vin Diesel returning to his role as Dom Toretto, and Jason Statham also set to return to the series.

It was recently confirmed that there will be at least three more movies in the Fast and Furious series, bringing the total up to 10.

Diesel took to Instagram to confirm the magic number:

 

 

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) onFeb 2, 2016 at 10:51pm PST

 

The actor also confirmed we’ll be seeing Fast and Furious movies for some time yet, with the eighth movie due out on April 14 2017, number nine set for release on April 19 2019 and the tenth film lined up for April 2 2021.

That’s a whole lot of Fast and Furious for your money…

 
 
 
 
By Jamie Rivera 02/10/2016 05:53:00

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