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UFC Champ Rousey Joins "Fast & Furious 7"

By Garth Franklin Thursday August 8th 2013 12:17AM

Ultimate Fighting Champion Ronda Rousey is in negotiations for a supporting role in James Wan's "Fast and Furious 7" at Universal Pictures.

The announcement of Rousey is the first major casting for the next instalment in the action franchise. Should she sign on, Rousey would move training for her next fight to Atlanta where the film is set to shoot.

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Jason Statham star in the mostly Los Angeles-set film which is aiming to begin production this Fall.

Rousey also recently committed to a part in the upcoming third "The Expendables" movie. She is expected to shoot both films back to back ahead of a her pre-fight training period which runs from mid-November though to a championship rematch on December 28th.

Source: Variety

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