Just a few hours ago, it was confirmed that the director Justin Lin had left his position in ‘Fast and Furious 10’ just a few hours after starting the production of the film. Now, it is being reported that the reason the filmmaker decided to step down was because of Vin Diesel’s own behavior.
In the past, it has been known that the star of the franchise, Vin Diesel, has had difficulties with other members of the saga, such as Dwayne Johnson, who decided to retire after the filming of ‘Fast and Furious 8’. The tenth film titled ‘Fast X’ had barely announced that it had started filming, when Justin Lin left the production.
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According to information from the NY Daily News, director Justin Lin, who had worked on five films in the franchise so far, spoke about the abrupt announcement of his retirement from ‘Fast and Furious 10’, and said that his decision is due to to the complications he had with Vin Diesel on the film studio recording set.
Diesel is late for the set. He doesn’t know his lines. And he appears out of shape”
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A Hollywood producer told the newspaper: “I’ve never seen anything like it. Lin is giving up 10 or 20 million dollars,” he commented. So far, the director Justin Lin or a representative of Vin Diesel have come out to clarify the situation regarding the production of ‘Fast and Furious 10’.
Vin Diesel problematic in ‘Fast and Furious’
5 years ago the fight between Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson in ‘Fast and Furious 8’ was made public, after having participated in four films together: “Some behave like standing men and true professionals, while others do not” “The Rock” explained at the time of the incident.
According to information from Variety, a support team is taking over ‘Fast & Furious 10’ at the moment, and Universal is already looking for a new director, but for each day that passes, it could be costing them about $ 1 million dollars not having someone in charge of the entire production.
Information from The Hollywood Reporter ensures that Universal is targeting two names, the first of which is David Leitch, who was the director of ‘Hobbs & Shaw’, the first spin-off of ‘Fast and Furious’, and who also worked in ‘Deadpool 2’, and F. Gary Gray, director of films such as ‘Men in Black: International’ and ‘Fast and Furious 8’.
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