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Michelle Rodriguez Confirms Jason Statham's Involvement in FAST AND FURIOUS?

May 7, 2013
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We've heard rumors of action and heist star Jason Statham joining the "Fast and Furious" franchise for some time. Now it looks like we may have just received the confirmation that it could definitely be true, from someone that should know.

Actress Michelle Rodriguez, who portrays Letty Ortiz in the franchise, leaked the news. Perhaps she wasn't aware it was still a secret or maybe she was just caught up in the excitement of promoting "Fast and Furious 6", but the lady does sound like she knows what she's talking about.

Rodriguez stated, "Jason Statham, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, when you see these guys in a room you know they belong together [...] You can see in their eyes that they have gone through a lot [...] I applaud Universal for getting [Statham] on-board!".

Statham has been listed in IMDB on the film's page as playing Ian Shaw, the brother of Owen Shaw (Luke Evans), the "Fast and Furious 6" villain. The franchise has been known to build teasers in their credits, the way that Marvel films have so successfully done. The belief is that Statham will first appear in the credits of the 6th chapter, to lead into his larger involvement in the 7th.

Do you like Jason Statham joining the "Fast and Furious" franchise? Let us know in the comment section below!

Justin Lin's "Fast and Furious 6" hits AMC Theatres on May 24th. "Fast and Furious 7" will hit July 11th 2014, with James Wan directing.

Source: ScreenRant

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