Jason Statham to return for ‘Furious 8′

Hollywood action star Jason Statham, who played the role of Deckard Shaw in the last two installments of ‘Fast & Furious ‘series, is set to return for the next edition of the franchise, reported Ace Showbiz.


Statham, 47, who first joined the franchise in 2013 movie ‘Fast and Furious’ 6, will reprise his role in the upcoming eighth chapter.

“We’re already talking about doing another one, part eight. I’m a newcomer. I just got invited to the party in this last one, so it’s nice to know I’m going to be doing another,” the actor said.

The ‘Transporter’ star only made a cameo in the sixth movie but he later had a bigger role in Furious 7

It will be the first film in the franchise without Paul Walker.

Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson will reprise their respective roles as Dominic Toretto and Luke Hobbs.