‘Fast and Furious 8’ Update: Deepika Padukone and Eva Mendes to join Vin Diesel in the movie?

By Subhro Prakash Ghosh | 1 year ago
‘Fast and Furious 8’ Update: Deepika Padukone and Eva Mendes to join Vin Diesel in the movie?
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It’s quite natural for the studio to be silent about the details of “Fast and Furious 8” as the movie is far away from its release date Apr. 14, 2017. However, whatsoever information we have been able to share with you, thanks to “The Chronicles of Riddick” trilogy actor Vin Diesel who is currently serving as the unofficial spokesperson of the franchise.

An umpteen of speculations surrounding the casts of “Fast and Furious 8” reveals that Cody Walker, the almost twin brother of Paul Walker, is going to play the role of Brian O’Conner. But some reports also claim that he could play as a completely new car racer and younger brother of O’Conner. The 27-year old Cody did Paul’s remaining scenes after his death in a sudden single-vehicle accident on Nov. 30, 2013.

Also read: ‘FAST AND FURIOUS 8:’ HELLEN MIRREN, MATT DAMON AND PAUL WALKER’S BRO CODY TO JOIN?

Earlier, MNG also reported you that Diesel had shown his interest to include Academic Award Winner Helen Mirren in “Fast and Furious 8.”

Based on a report released by Christian Today, Mirren apparently exposed her interest in creating a role in “Fast and Furious 8.” As far as “White Night’s” 70-year old actress, Mirren’s cast joining is concerned, Diesel teased that her wish might end up coming true.

ALSO READ: ‘FAST AND FURIOUS 8:’ VIN DIESEL SHARES DEVELOPMENT, TALKS ON HELEN MIRREN AND PAUL WALKER

The website also highlights another new rumor that is surely enough to be a concerning matter for the Indians and Bollywood fans. A few days back, MNG reported you that the Bollywood’s famous beautiful actress Deepika Padukone would make her Hollywood debut with Diesel in the upcoming movie “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.”

Although her casting for “XXX” is confirmed, but a new speculation has surfaced that “Happy New Year” actress Padukone would replace Jordana Brewster in “Fast and Furious 8,” Enstarz reported.

ALSO READ: TYRESE GIBSON HONORS PAUL WALKER, VIN DIESEL WANTS HELEN MIRREN IN ‘FAST AND FURIOUS 8?’

Some reports also claim that Eva Mendes will also reprise her role in the eighth installment of the franchise. Nevertheless, this is an early time to comment on the plot but stay tuned with us to get all the updates surrounding this upcoming movie.

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About the author

Having over 9 years of experience in retail magazines and portals, Ghosh has served lot of overseas clients in the last couple of years. Presently, he is a regular contributor for MNG. He had spent a self-imposed exile at the bank of river Narmada between 2012 and 2014 where he had mainly lived in the dense forests, ancient caves or with seriously devoted monks involved in penance and spiritual introspection. He is personally inspired by the great eastern and western mystics like Osho Rajneesh, Helena Blavatsky, George Gurdjieff, P D Ouspensky, Buddha, Lao Tsu, Confucius, Bodhidharma, J Krishnamurthy, Japanese Zen masters just to name a few.