Only a few days left in production Fast X. (Also known as Fast and Furious 10), Director Justin Lin has resigned from his role due to “creative differences” The Hollywood Reporter.
Lynn, who directed the third, fourth, fifth, sixth and ninth films of the franchise, was previously assigned to direct the final two. Fast and furious The film manages to capture the essence of Dominic Toretto’s main story, which is portrayed by Vin Diesel.
In addition to directing, Lynn was also in charge of writing Fast X., And it was reported that unwanted inputs from Universal Pictures and Diesel led Lin to drop it. A source told the publication that “finally Justin had enough” and said in a meeting, “This movie is not worth my mental health.”
A spokesman for Universal Pictures said The Hollywood Reporter“Any creative differences that led to Justin Lynn’s departure were in the studio, not with the co-producers, cast or crew.” On April 26, Lin announced his departure as director Fast X. But still get involved as a producer and get credit as a writer.
Lynn has been replaced by French director Louis Leterier, whose previous works include Incredible messy shipsThe first two Transporter Movies, Clash of the Titans And Now you see me. Fast X. The franchise will be the first chapter of the two-part final and is scheduled to premiere on May 19, 2023.
The first part will see the return of the Toretto family naturally – Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez), Roman Pierce (Tyres Gibson), Tej Parker (Chris’ Ludacris Bridges), Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster), Ramsay (Nathalie Emmanuel) and Han Lui ( ). They will be joined by other familiar characters such as Cipher (Charlize Theron), Buddy (Michael Rooker) as well as new names played by Jason Momoa, Brie Larson and Daniela Melchio.