F. Gary Gray Reportedly Signs on to Direct ‘Furious 8’

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.

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.