Vin Diesel could be the reason for Justin Lin’s exit from Fast X. A few days back, it was reported that the director, who has directed five films for the franchise, suddenly backed out of Fast & Furious 10. What was more shocking was that the decision came right after the production of the upcoming installment started.
Diesel himself announced the new title of the film. instagram And that the filming has begun. In the 10th part, many old faces will be seen, such as Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris and Charlize Theron. Plus some new ones, including Brie Larson, Jason Momoa and Daniela Melchior.
Meanwhile, a new report has surfaced which states that Justin Lin’s exit may be related to Vin Diesel. It was previously said that the director of Fast X left due to “creative differences”, but according to the NY Daily News, Lynn may have left because Diesel is “so difficult”. “Diesel is late on the sets. He doesn’t know his lines. that and shows Out of shape,” the report mentioned.
If this is true, this isn’t the first time someone has left the Fast franchise because of the difficulties with the cast and their unprofessionalism. We’re talking about the infamous feud between Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson that later led to him quitting the film and starting the Hobbs & Shaw spin-off. However, with the exit of Justin Lin, it could cost Fast X big bucks.
It was said that as soon as production comes to a halt, there could be losses of up to $1 million every day. The main unit of the film is halted until a replacement director is found but the second unit will continue production in the UK.
Now the fate of Fast X rests with the replacement director. Justin Lin will serve as producer of Fast & Furious 10 with Vin Diesel. Stay tuned to Koimoi for more information!