Indonesian actor Joe Taslim (“The Raid”) and model Clara Paget (“Johnny English Reborn”) have joined the cast of Justin Lin’s upcoming “Fast and Furious 6” at Universal Pictures says The Daily Mail and Variety.
The story involves the crew heading to Europe for a heist job, one complication this time is a rival crew has already staked out the payload.
Taslim will play the villain Jah, a cold-blooded killer who uses his martial arts and parkour skills against Paul Walker and Vin Diesel’s heroes. Paget will play a “gun-slinging action woman”.
Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez are also returning, while newcomers for this entry include MMA fighter Gina Carano (“Haywire”) and Welsh hunk Luke Evans (“The Hobbit”).
Chris Morgan penned the script which reportedly involves a key scene in which an oil tanker explodes in Piccadilly Circus.
The film, which is about to begin shooting both on location and at Shepperton Studios, is slated for a release May 24th 2013.