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“They just need to end these movies”: Vin Diesel Confirms Female-Led Fast and Furious Spinoff, Fans Beg Him to Stop

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Vin Diesel led the Fast and Furious franchise has been an integral part of Hollywood for over two decades. It has outdone itself over and over, each movie being more spectacular than the last, creating some of the most memorable sequences. The franchise has shaped the lives of many, so it is only natural that they grow attached.

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Fast X on 6th spot as the highest-grossing film

With Fast X, first in a three-part finale, having recently released, the buzz around the series grow incredibly. The movie has done outstandingly well at the box office, grossing over $300 million in its opening week. The fans are extremely excited about what comes next in the finale as the movie ends on a jarring cliffhanger. So the question that arises is, what is next for the franchise?

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Are There to Be Fast and the Furious Spin-offs?

Vin Diesel, who plays Dom Toretto in the franchise, recently gave an interview at the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) Block Party. There he talked about the subject of spiff-offs and what is to come next for the franchise. He confirmed that there are to be multiple spin-offs that are already in the works. This includes a female-led installment.

Paul Walker in 2 Fast 2 Furious
Paul Walker in 2 Fast 2 Furious

“I started developing the female spinoff…in 2017 with other spinoffs, and the sooner I deliver the finale, the sooner I can launch all the spinoffs,” He told Variety and went on to talk about the three finale movies, “Look how many characters and great talent there is in the movie, There was no way I can pull that off unless I had everyone on for five seconds. These characters are appealing and we need to see more of them.”

Co-star Michelle Rodriguez, who was also in attendance at the CTAOP benefit, also talked about how she isn’t sure if she will take part in the spin-offs, but would definitely support whatever happens from the passenger side.

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How do Fans Feel About a Female-led Fast and Furious Spin-off?

After these announcements were made, many fans went to Twitter to express how they feel about the female-led Fast and Furious spin-off. Many were upset at the concept, calling it untasteful. They believe that the creators are trying to milk the franchise for all its worth, even if it means creating a series purely due to their pseudo-activism.

Vin Diesel led Fast X
Vin Diesel led Fast X. Source: Universal Pictures

Some are upset that this sequel is already in the works when the Hobbs and Shaw sequel was supposed to come way before. Many do not believe that the spin-off will do well with the fans or the critics.


Some fans, however, are quite supportive, even excited about what the creators have in store for them. They believe that it is about time something like this happened in a franchise with so many female characters.

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Source: Variety

Written by Ananya Godboley

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