Speedy 8 (alternatively identified as Speedy & Furious 8 or Furious 8) is an upcoming 2017 American action movie directed by F. Gary Grey and penned by Chris Morgan. It is the eighth installment in The Speedy and the Furious franchise. The forged presently is made up of Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Lucas Black, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham.
Programs for an eighth installment were initially declared in March 2015 when Diesel appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Are living! and declared that the movie would be established in New York. Preparations for the movie began instantly soon after the release of Furious seven (2015) with Diesel, Morgan and producer Neal H. Moritz re-signing. After location an first release date in the exact thirty day period, casting took location between April and June 2015, with the remaining forged yet to be rounded out. In Oct 2015, Grey, most effective identified for directing Straight Outta Compton (2015), was declared to direct the movie in location of James Wan, who had directed the preceding movie. Principal pictures began in March 2016 in Mývatn, Iceland, with other filming destinations together with Cuba, Atlanta, Cleveland and New York.
Speedy 8 marks the initially movie of the franchise other than The Speedy and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) not to star Paul Walker, who died in a solitary-motor vehicle crash on November 30, 2013. The movie is scheduled to be unveiled on April 14, 2017.