‘Fast & Furious 6’ and ‘Fast & Furious 7’ Being Written Back-to-Back

Vin Diesel reveals that the storyline currently being worked on is too big to be contained in one movie.

The gang will reunite for Fast & Furious 6 and 7
The gang will reunite for Fast & Furious 6 and 7
Fast & Furious 6, which is currently in pre-production, is going to be split into two movies, reveals Vin Diesel. The star/producer has said that the creative team, which includes director Justin Lin and screenwriter Chris Morgan, have too much story to contain in one single film.

" With the success of this last one, and the inclusion of so many characters, and the broadening of scope, when we were sitting down to figure out what would fit into the real estate of number six, we didn't have enough space.

We have to pay off this story, we have to service all of these character relationships, and when we started mapping all that out it just went beyond 110 pages. The studio said, 'You can't fit all that story in one damn movie!'"

Both screenplays will be written back-to-back, and they may be filmed that way as well. It wasn't revealed if Fast & Furious 6 and Fast & Furious 7 will be a two-parter, or if they will be stand-alone movies. So far, the sequels have always ended with a to-be-continued plot line. The climax of Fast & Furious 6 may be a bit more detailed, with higher risks at stake.

Fast Five teased the return of characters played by Michelle Rodriguez and Eva Mendes.

Fast & Furious 6 was released May 24th, 2013 and stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot. The film is directed by Justin Lin.

Furious 7 comes to theaters April 3rd, 2015 and stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Kurt Russell, Jordana Brewster, Lucas Black. The film is directed by James Wan.

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Comments (27)

  1. Crystal Dotson

    FOR SURE!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait.

    3 years agoby @Crystal-DotsonFlag

  2. Dallin Vitek


    3 years agoby @Dallin-VitekFlag

  3. Zak Lee Ferguson

    they can afford it and as long as Lin outdoes fast five im going to abosolutley dance- still got my fingers crossed for T5 or TS-part 2 :P

    3 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  4. MovieManiac

    Wait.....these movies have writers?

    3 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  5. Rise-a-knight

    the only thing good so far about these two movies is Jason Statham and i hope he is the bad guy and not p*ssy out like they did with Dwayne Johnson that was pure BS but they did destory a sh*t load of cars in the 5th film lol

    3 years agoby @rise-a-knightFlag

  6. CBF

    Heard this like a year ago. lol

    3 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  7. RyanMoran

    you got to be kidding me it better be good

    3 years agoby @RyanMoranMitaFlag

  8. Newtron

    They should involve time travel in the last two movies. It's the only thing they haven't done yet with this franchise HA HA I'm kidding, of course :D

    3 years agoby @newtronFlag

  9. bipolarmassive


    3 years agoby @addictionnonfatelFlag

  10. the Narrator

    @SpaceCowboy, lol. That's pretty funny, but true.

    3 years agoby @narratorFlag

  11. Chris Santos

    cant wait to see Fast 6 and 7

    3 years agoby @chris-santosFlag

  12. Monkeyiron 2.0

    @SpaceCowboy title names The Last Drive and One More Drive for the road

    3 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  13. SpaceCowboy

    I heard the scripts were being written the same, word for word, and only the titles would be different.

    3 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag

  14. RocknRolla

    This is awesome just so long as they FINALLY end up in Tokyo in one of these. Obviously they prob won't be there in 6 due to how Fast Five ended but hopefully Fast & Furious 7 sees the gang in Tokyo.

    3 years agoby @rocknrollaFlag

  15. Forrestgump1

    I am all full support for a 6th one! after Fast Five .. i have no doubts ..

    3 years agoby @forrestgump1Flag

  16. WongFu

    6 & 7 nice, now I would love it if they stopped at 7. If not then I'll keep watching.

    3 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  17. Pjwolsker

    @ChiRep-1 haha so true

    3 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  18. the Narrator

    I have to wonder how much of those "beyond 110 pages" are actual dialogue bits, and story details, and how much of it is car chase specifics. Lol.

    But seriously, this is okay, but after this... well, it's like what @bawnian-dexeus, a line has to be drawn some where. I thought it was drawn (and passed) a long time ago, and were it not for the last installment, I'd be far less inclined to give a crap.

    3 years agoby @narratorFlag

  19. the MovieGhost

    Hell to the Yes!

    3 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  20. moviegeek

    ?? I thought there would be just 6! This is disappointing news.

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  21. FrankenFate

    Awesome! Great news! I hope they take the 6th or 7th to Germany. I wanna see them head to the autobahn, that sh*t would be badass. Take the franchise to an even faster location.

    3 years agoby @frankenfateFlag

  22. ChiRep_1

    Why not! They have nothing better to do lol.

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  23. Replicant

    Awesome news, I hope they take it somewhere in Europe now, or maybe Japan again (and I hope they bring Lucas Black in at some point). And please shoot with IMAX cameras!

    3 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  24. Jimthar

    looking forward to them. parts 4 and 5 were the best of the series. it just keeps getting better. bring em on!

    3 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  25. Dan

    I can dig it. As long as they remain as fun as Fast Five.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  26. CUPID

    This is some good news.

    3 years agoby @cupidFlag

  27. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    This is that one franchise that gets better with each film, and you have a group of actors you enjoy watching as they kick ass, and you never get tired of it, even when you think in that deeper past of your mind that the line must be drawn somewhere. Gotta love it!

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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