With the recent release of The Fate of the Furious, the Fast and Furious franchise has solidified itself as Hollywood royalty. The film has made an absolute killing at the box office, and it has managed to break record after record in terms of worldwide numbers. The future looks brighter than ever for this once-defunct series, and that means that it’s officially time to start looking towards the future.
The Fast and Furious franchise has yet to delve into the realm of spin-off movies, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s ripe for the cinematic universe treatment. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of potential avenues and story directions in which the Fast and Furious series could potentially go when the crew isn’t fully assembled for a movie set in the central continuity. Check out our list of ideas, let us know what you think, and make sure to give us your best ideas for a Fast and Furious spin-off movie in the comments section below. On that note, let’s get started with a spin-off idea that honors that core Fast and Furious DNA more than any other: a return to street racing.
Although the series has gradually moved away from racing as its core concept, Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty’s (Michelle Rodriguez) connection to the world of street racing continues to play a central role in their respective arcs. The Cuba opening for Fate proved that. In that regard, a spin-off movie centering on their life on the road (as well as their attempts to raise Brian Toretto correctly) could easily allow the Fast and Furious franchise to go back to basics by getting them back behind the wheels of some souped-up muscle cars. Not only would this allow these two characters to carve out their specific niches in the Fast and Furious world; it would also serve to remind longtime fans of the series (those who perhaps feel that the franchise has moved too far away from its origins) that the Fast and Furious films still remember where they come from and are willing to continue embracing street racing as a central motif.