The director of Fast X reveals how a successful collaboration with Vin Diesel can be achieved.
Louis Leterrier is a newcomer to the Fast and Furious saga, but he has been able to work very well with Vin Diesel and that is why after Fast X, he will also direct the 11th installment.
Now, in a recent interview with THR, the director opened up about his secret to collaborating with franchise star and producer Vin Diesel, as he has a reputation for always wanting to do things his own way on set.
“I think they have to get along. Well, it’s not about getting along… You have to want to talk about the same things, and respect the audience, the crew and the other cast members in the same way that Vin Diesel does. You don’t make a good movie regardless of the star or the studio or everything. If and when everyone gets along, the shooting is smooth, the experience is smooth, and the results are great. If we all say the same thing and speak the same language, the audience will feel that way and they will enjoy the movie that really resembles what we all decided to do together.”
The actor has taken the end of the saga very seriously.
In a recent interview, Vin Diesel assured that he has been thinking for a long time about how to end the story that began in 2001.
“I spent a lot of time putting my ear to the ground and getting a sense of what the true fans have wanted, and what their feelings are, and also just a 50,000 foot (15240 meter) view of how a saga should end, with dignity. and integrity. Everything has led us to this point. I will say that you only have to look at where we are in the world, where technology is flying so fast that we don’t have a moment to consider the ramifications or the implications of how our future might be affected by it, and imagine what Toretto’s philosophy would be. If you think of a car as representing freedom, the antithesis of that is AI: it’s driverless cars. Somewhere will be the contrasting themes, the philosophies that will be at war in this finale.”
The Fast X movie is already in theaters, while Fast and Furious 11 will be released in 2025. Which means that Vin Diesel and the rest of the actors will soon be back on set.