It's a sad day for Fast & Furious fans. Despite being one of the most successful franchises in recent commercial cinema, Universal Pictures announced the end of the saga of Fast & Furious. According to Deadline, the studio will produce two final installments of the film series starring Vin Diesel, culminating his run with 11 movies, a spin-off, and more than 20 years of history on screen.

The end of Fast & Furious

This week, sources close to Universal Pictures confirmed to Deadline that the company plans to end the saga of Fast & Furious after its eleventh installment.

Movie poster 'Fast and the Furious'

Although previously Vin Diesel had said that the franchise would unexpectedly stretch to a halt, the studio's plans appear to have changed after the release of the ninth film -Fast & Furious 9- was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, the Comcast studio is looking to expand the film series with two more productions, both directed by Justin Lin, the filmmaker behind Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast & Furious 5 (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and the still unreleased Fast & Furious 9 (2021).

Fast & Furious will end after its 11th installment

The last two films of Fast & Furious pick up the stories marked from the 8th film, in which Charlize Theron puts the family of "Dominic Toretto" in check with an evil plan.

Movie poster 'Fast and Furious 9'

In the ninth production of the saga, in which the premiere was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the group of would try to find the whereabouts of "Cipher" and take revenge for his actions.

The last two installments of Fast & Furious will begin filming soon with Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, and Sung Kang in the main cast.

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel in 'Fast and Furious 5'.

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