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Charlize Theron to star in Fast & Furious 8

The Burning Plain

Story by Jack Foley

CHARLIZE Theron is to star in Fast & Furious 8.

The actress has been in talks for some time but, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal is now done and she’ll play a villain in the film.

A Facebook post on the film’s site backed up the report by stating: “Our crew will face its greatest adversary ever in our next film as we welcome Charlize Theron to the Fast family.”

Theron will join returning stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson on the eighth instalment in the franchise – and the first new film since the death of Paul Walker.

F. Gary Gray is directing the film, which is set for release on April 14, 2017.

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