It was announced today that Oscar winning actress, Dame Helen Millen has accepted a role in the new Fast and Furious franchise release ‘Fast 8’.
The Fast and Furious Twitter account tweeted;
‘It doesn’t get better than this: Helen Mirren joins the Fast Family in #F8’
In response, Dame Millen mentioned that she likes to take on a variety of roles and that this was a fun proposition;
‘I’m about to do Fast and Furious 8. But that’s for the fun of it. ‘I’ve always rather loved driving. I said, ‘I’ll be in it, but only if I’m allowed to drive if I do drive in it.’
The 70 year old actress is definitely a savvy negotiator !
Fast 8 is due for release in April 2017, and will star Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Tyrese Gibson, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham.