After Fast Five's record-breaking $86.2 million opening weekend, it's no surprise to hear director Justin Lin discuss a sequel. He has essentially guaranteed that a sequel will happen, which means he will return to direct.
Director Justin Lin and Vin Diesel will likely reunite for a Fast Five sequel
"After this big weekend, we're going forward. It's pretty much 100 percent. It's going to happen."
Last month we reported that Universal hired Fast & Furious and Fast Five screenwriter Chris Morgan to write a sixth movie in the franchise, although it isn't known what the title is quite yet. While Fast Five is set in Rio de Janeiro, Justin Lin says they plan to use another location for this untitled sequel.
"We'll be going elsewhere."
While it seems likely that Vin Diesel and Paul Walker will return for a sixth movie, it isn't clear if it will be a franchise ensemble like Fast Five, which featured cast members from the first four installments.