Fast and Furious: Universal is Ending the Franchise

Universal Studios is planning the ending to the Fast and Furious saga.

You would have thought that after Paul Walker's tragic death, Universal Studios would want to end the Fast and Furious franchise and it looks like they are doing just that. Read more: ‘Fast and Furious 7′ has Wrapped, Production Writes Open Letter to Fans With so much money involved in the Fast and Furious franchise, it is not surprising that Universal wants to bleed the franchise dry with one last Fast and Furious movie. The last Fast and Furious movie made $800 million worldwide and Furious 7 set to hit theaters in April, and it looks like the sequel will be another box office hit movie. Fast and Furious 7 Vin Diesel Facebook/Fast and Furious Universal is planning on making several other Fast and Furious movies and release them as several different movies to end the Fast and Furious franchise.
Universal could soon begin serious talks to bring Lin back to direct not just an eighth Fast & Furious movie but multiple movies, shot simultaneously, which would serve as a finale to the entire Fast & Furious saga. [EW]
Vin Diesel previously revealed that he wanted to film multiple Fast and Furious movies back-to-back so production for the feature film will not have to be rushed. In addition, Universal is currently in talks to have Justin Lin, the director behind 3, 4, 5, and 6 Fast and Furious movies which can only mean one thing... even more explosions. Read more: Reports: Vin Diesel has a Huge Problem with ‘Fast and Furious 7′   Justin Lin previously quit the production because the studio wanted to increase the production schedule and release Furious 7 one year later. So, the movie studio hired The Conjuring director James Wan to direct Furious 7. However, Justin Lin is still in talks with Universal to direct the new Bourne movie alongside Matt Damon and a new martial arts movie, The Shaolin Temple.  But, at the end of the day it's all about the money. In comparison to other movie studios, Univeral Studios is lagging behind the competition. With the recent success of superhero movies, Universal is planning on building a larger franchise for the Fast and Furious. Read more: Vin Diesel Posts a Picture of Paul Walker’s Brothers on “Fast and Furious 7″ Set But, let us keep in mind that in Hollywood franchises never end. They are only remade. What do you think? Should Universal end Fast and Furious? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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