Charlize Theron Set For “Fast 8” Villain

After rumors that have been floating around for some time, Variety has confirmed that Oscar winner Charlize Theron is set to play the main villain in the F. Gary Gray-directed “Fast 8” at Universal Pictures.

Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson and Kurt Russell also star in the film which is currently targeting an April 14th 2017 release.

Filming has taken place in Iceland with the shoot moving to New York and Atlanta shortly. Theron previously worked with Gray on 2003’s “The Italian Job” remake and can be seen in “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” later this month.