'Furious 8' Vin Diesel confirms sequel will be set in New York

Cast and Crew of upcoming 'Furious 8' are finally bringing the franchise back to where it all started - New York.

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Producer and co-creator of the recording breaking 'Fast and Furious' franchise, Vin Diesel, has confirmed that the upcoming sequel in franchise 'Furious 8' will be shot in New York.

Diesel revealed this while on 'Tonight's Show with Jimmy Fallon. According to him, they are taking it back to where it all started from.

“New York, baby!” Diesel revealed when Fallon asked about the new film’s location.

“Something that people don’t know is the first movie came from a Vibe article that was about street racers in New York.

The director and producer at the time reset the whole movie in LA, but the Vibe article that the whole franchise was started from actually originated in New York. So we’re finally bringing it home baby!”



'Furious 7' which was released April this year, brought in over $1.5bn in the global box office, contributing to Universal Studio's 2015 record breaking achievement.


Diesel recently confirmed that there would be three more films in the franchise.

'Furious 8' which will debut  April 14, 2017, will be directed by 'Straight Outta Compton' director, F. Gary Gray.

Directed by James Wan, 'Furious 7' stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Jason Statham and Ludacris.

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