F. Gary Gray Reportedly Signs on to Direct 'Furious 8'

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Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel uploaded a photo to Facebook yesterday posing with the Straight Outta Compton director.

F. Gary Gray is unstoppable. 

First, the Straight Outta Compton director makes history as the highest-grossing director of a single film, and now, Gray has possibly signed on to direct the latest movie in the Fast and the Furious franchise.

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According to Variety, sources close to the project say that Gray has been tapped to direct the upcoming Furious 8, which is set to start filming spring of next year.

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It has been rumored that Universal Studios has its eye on four directors. However, Vin Diesel—one of the franchise's biggest stars—uploaded a photo yesterday to Facebook, where he was posing with Gray, making people wonder if the studio had already found its captain.

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