Charlize Theron is Getting Her Own “Fast and Furious” Movie

Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in
Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in "F9"

If you can’t get enough of the Fast and Furious movies, then we have some great news for you. A spinoff movie centering Charlize Theron’s character Cipher is currently being developed with the Academy Award-winning actress set to reprise her role in the stand-alone feature.

Cipher was introduced in The Fate of the Furious, the eighth entry in the franchise, as a cyberterrorist and criminal mastermind who forces Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) to work against his team. The character is prominently featured in the most recent movie, F9, as well.

Diesel himself confirmed the news about the Cipher-centered spinoff, telling Variety that he already told the writers to start working on the script. It is unclear whether the movie is a long-rumored female-led spinoff or a separate project.

If the feature ends up being made, it would be the second Fast and Furious spinoff to come to theaters. The first one, titled Hobbs & Shaw, was released in 2019 with Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprising their roles as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw from the original movies. It ended up being a big box office hit, earning $760 million worldwide while receiving mostly positive reviews from the critics.

A sequel to Hobbs & Shaw is currently being planned, although the project is still in the early stages.

In the meantime, the main Fast and Furious film series is nearing its end. The story is expected to wrap up with two more movies, which will be shot back-to-back in early 2021.