The announcement from Lin got here Wednesday, mere days into the movie’s manufacturing.
According to Deadline, Lin — who co-wrote Fast X with Dan Mazeau — is exiting the franchise resulting from “creative differences.”
“With the support of Universal, I have made the difficult decision to step back as director of FAST X, while remaining with the project as a producer,” Lin wrote within the assertion asserting his departure.
“Over 10 years and five films, we have been able to shoot the best actors, the best stunts, and the best damn car chases. On a personal note, as the child of Asian immigrants, I am proud of helping to build the most diverse franchise in movie history.”
Fast X is the tenth instalment within the Fast & Furious franchise.
Deadline reported manufacturing of the movie will halt briefly as replacements for Lin are thought-about, with an announcement of the brand new director coming quickly.
Lin is much-beloved inside the Fast & Furious franchise. He joined manufacturing because the director for the third movie within the franchise, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. He additionally directed the fourth (Fast & Furious), fifth (Fast Five), sixth (Fast and Furious 6) and ninth (F9: The Fast Saga) motion pictures.
Altogether, Lin’s Fast & Furious movies boasted US$1.9-billion on the international field workplace.
Many followers expressed their upset about Lin’s departure on social media, typically expressing worries for the way forward for the franchise.
Fast X is anticipated to be launched May 19, 2023. As of now, this date will not be anticipated to alter.
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