Jason Statham Cameo in ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Will Set Up ‘Fast & Furious 7’

New details about this summer’s highly anticipated sequel have surfaced which will push the franchise in a new direction.

New Fast & Furious 6 rumors hint at intriguing possibilities for the franchise
New Fast & Furious 6 rumors hint at intriguing possibilities for the franchise
If the whopping $626 million worldwide take that Fast Five drove away with is any indication, Fast & Furious 6 will surely be one of this summer's biggest box office hits. New details have surfaced regarding the end of this upcoming action-thriller, which will serve to set up the impending Fast & Furious 7 in a few years time.

Be warned, there are heavy spoilers throughout the rest of this article, so read on at your own risk.

While the franchise already boasts a massive ensemble cast, it seems they are bringing one more major action star into the fold, and he will pop up at the very end of Fast & Furious 6, possibly in an end credit sequence. Luke Evans plays the villainous Owen Shaw in Fast & Furious 6, who runs a highly-trained group of mercenaries targeted by Dwayne Johnson's Agent Hobbs. Hobbs asks for Dom (Vin Diesel), Brian (Paul Walker) and the rest of their gang for help in taking down this rogue group, and, of course, they are successful. Here's where the twist comes in.

An insider describes this scene as a chase in Tokyo, where the police are pursuing a Mazda RX-7, with a Mercedes S-Class following the chase before slamming into the RX-7. When the driver gets out of the car, it is none other than Jason Statham, who plays Ian Shaw, the older brother of Luke Evans' Owen Shaw. We then learn that the RX-7 was being driven by Sung Kang's Han. Ian then pulls out his cell phone and calls Dom, saying Dom "doesn't know him, but he's about to."

This scene also sets up the timeline in which The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift takes place, which was never previously established. This scene indicates that The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift takes place between Fast & Furious 6 and the impending Fast & Furious 7, which Jason Statham will reportedly be a major part of.

Of course, nothing has been confirmed by Universal Studios at this point, and I doubt they will either, with Fast & Furious 6 still more than three months away. Regardless, it does set up some very intriguing possibilities for the future of this high-octane franchise.

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.

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Comments (27)

  1. Tha Phoenix

    @ejk1 Thanks! LOL! Haven't commented in a while, though I still visit the site several times a day.

    Not to worry. Rehab hasn't gotten a hold of me yet.

    *raises Martini in your honour*

    2 years agoby @thaphoenixFlag

  2. ejk1

    @thaphoenix Welcome back, but I'm worried. Where's the martini? You haven't been in rehab, have you? LOL

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  3. kingbrady

    i dont care for spoilers to be honest, but goddamn that was a very good one lol......gotta admit...to finally tie the franchise will be impressive and obviously Statham and his roles are tedious but as a driver he is one of the best

    2 years agoby @kingbradyFlag

  4. SherlockHolmes2009

    Damn this gets me more pumped for Fast 6, now I want Fast 7 now

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  5. Ghostman

    Holy sh*t, if that's true, then damn, this is going to be awesome!

    2 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  6. TheObserver

    hey tanks movief*ckinweb even the title of the bloody article is a goddanm spoiler good thing i didnt read

    2 years agoby @TheObserverFlag

  7. Tha Phoenix

    They should just pretend that either Han's death never happened (and ignore F&F: TD like we've all been doing for the last seven years), or that he faked his death to escape someone. Han was the best thing about the sh*tty third instalment (something they clearly realised as they've put him in movie after movie since), so I see no reason to kill him off now.

    2 years agoby @thaphoenixFlag

  8. skywise

    If anyone is going to take over the franchise, Statham is an excellent choice.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. TheDude1

    @ChiRep-1 You are clearly thinking outside the box. Something some at MovieWeb can't seem to do.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  10. ChiRep_1

    @Bagofsoup To add to that, if the title is a matter of attracting the reader, I'd be much more enticed to click the article if it had been something like, "Cameo to introduce new franchise direction and set up Fast and Furious 7" or something along those lines. I'm sure 99% would still read it anyway but that way everyone's happy


    2 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  11. Dan

    I like the sound of this.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  12. TheDude1

    @brianGallagher F*ck You!!! What the f*ck is your problem? Are you on crack? Some people don't like to be spoiled.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  13. Bagofsoup

    Thank you for your awesome site. I enjoy it very much, but this "Title-Spoiler" is a bit ridiculous. You may have put a spoiler warning in the article itself, but your article's title has the major spoiler in it! I was at aintitcool.com and decided not to read the story there, because they warned about a major spoiler in the title and the article. I come to MovieWeb next, and the spoiler is right on your main page in the title to the article! This should be very obvious to notice and entirely preventable in the future. You could even fix it now before anyone else has to see it. Please think about these kinds of obvious things. Thanks.

    2 years agoby @BagofsoupFlag

  14. Joshua Hollaway

    aww man Statham is the bad guy? now im sad

    2 years agoby @Joshua-HollawayFlag

  15. ejk1

    After reading title of the article, my impression was, "DO they really need to add Statham?" After reading the article, my impression was, "That actually sounds good."

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  16. Joshua Hollaway

    Hell yeah, so this is a younger version of The Expendables?

    2 years agoby @Joshua-HollawayFlag

  17. Roberto Mata

    @the-crow2k The franchise has a big Error, the titles of the films, they should have called Fast & Furious 6 a different way: Now is like this: The Fast and the Furious/ 2Fast 2Furious/ Fast & Furious/ Fast Five/ Fast & Furious 6/ The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Fast & Furious 7? That's Crazy.

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag


    great news jason statham is bad ass can't wait to see him in furious 7

    2 years agoby @BATTLERAPKINGFlag

  19. Roberto Mata

    @narrator Yes but after the title of the article saying Statham appears at the end of Fast 6 setting up Fast 7, tha's a big spoiler in the title.

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  20. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Guess we can call Fast 7...Transporter 20

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  21. The_Crow2k

    7 movies! do you get this number? crazy.
    I remember the days that we only had trilogies.

    2 years agoby @the-crow2kFlag

  22. the Narrator

    @Roberto-Mata There was a spoiler alert in the article...

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  23. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Least Han finally dies

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  24. Jimthar

    so if all this is true then Han will not be in FAST 7 because he dies in tokyo drift. damn that sucks.

    2 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  25. Roberto Mata

    What the f*ck Movieweb, at least put an spoiler alert on the news, now we know everything about Fast 6, there will not be any surprises. Sh*t!

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

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