While every installment of the “Fast and Furious” series comes highly anticipated, there’s yet another reason to look forward to the next release. Cinema Online reports that Kurt Russell has joined the cast of “Fast and Furious 7.” For the past couple weeks, there has been speculation floating around the rumor mill that Russell was involved in the film.
Universal Pictures released a photo that basically confirmed Russell’s involvement. The picture showed the 62-year-old veteran actor in a body shop with “Fast and Furious” franchise stars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. Diesel took the liberty of posting the picture on Facebook, along with a few other taken on the set.
Directed by James’ Wan, “Fast and Furious 7” also features a number of other notable cast members. In addition to Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, Russell will join the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, Jordan Brewster, Tyrese, Ludacris, and “Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift,” stars Lucas Black and Bow Wow.
Kurt Russell is famous for his big screen roles in films such as, “Backdraft,” “Tombstone,” and “Executive Decision.” There has been no further information released in regards to the details of Russell’s role in the film. However, the film is slated to hit the big screen nationwide on July 11, 2014.
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