‘Fast X’: Louis Leterrier Top Choice To Replace Justin Lin As Director On Next Installment in ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise

few days after the news Justin Lino stepping down as director of the next fast and furious installment, sources tell time limit louis letrier Universal is about to step down as director fast x, Sources say she is the studio’s top choice, but was still to work on scheduling along with some of Leterrier’s other projects. A deal hasn’t been closed yet. When it came to the shocking news that Lin would be going into production for a week, studio sources were confident that a replacement would be made and that the pause in filming would be brief and clearly cast. Insiders further said that studio head Donna Langley has had a good relationship with Leterrier over the years and was placed at the top of the list of directors to come after Lynn left.

Universal had no comment.

Deadline was first to break the news that Lin was off as director on Wednesday and while it was amicable between the two sides, sources say the reasons behind his departure were a constructive difference of opinion. Second unit footage is still being completed and once a deal is closed for Leterrier to replace Lynn, the studio should still have no problem setting the film’s May 19, 2023 release date. .

Production is currently underway in London with Vin Diesel and Core Quick The cast returning with newcomers Jason Momoa and Brie Larson fast and furious Universe.

Lynn and Dan Mezzo co-wrote the screenplay and will continue as a producer along with Lin Diesel, Neil Moritz, Jeff Kirshenbaum and Samantha Vincent.

Leterrier’s past credits include clash of the Titans Also Hit Heist Thriller now you see Me. He has recently been directing the critically acclaimed TV series which includes episodes of Netflix lupine And The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.