After rumours regarding cancellation of "Furious 7" sequel surfaced, actor Vin Diesel took it to social media slamming them and assured that there will be "One last trilogy."
Diesel, who has acted in all seven movies of the car racing franchise, thanked the fans on Facebook and said the sequel is not going to be cancelled at all.
"The fans of the 'Fast & Furious' saga are the best fans in the world. Since I became the producer in 2008, you have been with me every step of the way, literally giving me feedback that proved invaluable. Thank you," he posted.
After a lot of speculations regarding who will be directing the movie, "Straight Outta Compton" director F Gary Gray recently confirmed to direct the upcoming sequel. Gray confirmed his involvement through a twitter post, stating that he is excited to bring a new chapter of the "Fast Family" saga.
— F Gary Gray (@FGaryGray) October 8, 2015
Diesel has also announced that the next part of the franchise will be set in New York.
Time has reported that in "The Tonight Show," when Jimmy Fallon asked about the premise of the upcoming movie, Diesel said that it will be New York.
Diesel also said that there will be three more films in the franchise that has already made $2.3 billion worldwide.
"Something that people don't know is the first movie came from a Vibe article that was about street racers in New York," Diesel said. However, when the first movie was made, the director and producer at the time reset it in Los Angeles.
On his visit to Fallon's show, Diesel got emotional as it was the same room where he first met his late co-star Paul Walker, who was killed in a 2013 car accident.
Earlier, in an interview with MTV, Diesel expressed his wish to make the next instalment of "Fast and Furious" in honour of Paul Walker. "Paul used to say that Fast & Furious 8 was guaranteed and, in some ways, when your brother guarantees something, you have to make sure it comes to pass. Furious 7 was for Paul, 8 is from Paul," he said.
Diesel stated that he wants to bring "Furious 8" back to the franchise's street racing roots; the way it all started with the first "Furious" movie.
"Furious 8" is scheduled to hit the theatres on 14, April, 2017.