Jason Statham set to return in Furious 8

Furious-7-Jason-Statham-645x370Hollywood actor Jason Statham aka Deckard Shaw of Furious 7 is set to return for the upcoming sequel, reports India Today. Statham, 47, who first joined the franchise in 2013 movie Fast and Furious 6 and was also a part of this year’s release Furious 7 will reprise his role in the upcoming eighth chapter. ‘We’re already talking about doing another one, part eight. I’m a newcomer.

I just got invited to the party in this last one, so it’s nice to know I’m going to be doing another,’ the actor said. The Transporter star only made a cameo in the sixth movie but he later had a bigger role in Furious 7. Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson will reprise their respective roles as Dominic Toretto and Luke Hobbs.

The Fast and the Furious (also known as Fast & Furious), an American franchise including a series of action films, center son illegal street racing and heists, and various other media portraying the characters and situations from the films. Distributed by Universal Pictures, the series was established with the 2001 film titled The Fast and the Furious. -New Age