- FAST SIX
Fast and the Furious 6 is attracting rising talent in ex-MMA star Gina Carano (Haywire) and Luke Evans (Immortals), who are joining the ensemble of Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, and Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson and series alum Tyrese Gibson, as well as Michelle Rodriguezin Fast Six.
But that’s old news now; we have some more casting news for you as martial artist Joe Taslim and model Clara Paget have both been added to the Fast and Furious saga.
Details have been few and far between for Fats Six, but with this casting news some minor details have been revealed.
Taslim is an Indonesian martial artist who had breakout role in Gareth Evans cult action-thriller The Raid: Redemption. Variety now reports that Taslim will star as Jah in Fast and the Furious 6, a merciless villain “who uses his martial arts and parkour skills to fight the pic’s protags.”
Daily Mail says Paget’s onboard for Fast and the Furious 6 in “a sort of ‘sidekick’ role, playing a ‘gun-slinging action woman’” known as Vegh.
The Fast and the Furious 6 (not the official title) opens in U.S. theaters on May 24th, 2013.