Justin Lin Attached To Untitled Novel From Patrick Lee

Justin LinDirector of the last three FAST & FURIOUS films, Justin Lin, is attached to helm an adaptation of a Patrick Lee novel that is yet to be published. The book isn’t set to hit the shelves until the winter, and has just been auctioned off as part of a three-book-deal. The book (and probably film too) will see an ex-special operative named Sam Dryden forced to protect a young girl from a pursuing government agent. Patrick Lee’s first novel, THE BREACH, is currently being developed by David S. Goyer and Lorenzo di Bonaventura. The untitled Lin/Lee project will be produced by Michael De Luca.

I’ve kind of enjoyed Lin’s work on the FAST & FURIOUS franchise. I’m not a huge fan, but I certainly should have been bored of it by now. Even though the last film was riddled with poor writing and contrivances galore, I can’t help but be sucked into FAST AND FURIOUS 6. I think what we all have to keep in mind is that Lin directed one of the greatest TV episodes of anything ever with COMMUNITY’s ‘Modern Warfare’ episode.

FAST AND FURIOUS 6 is released 24th May 2013. Its stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Luke Evans, Michelle Rodriguez, Gina Carano, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, and a whole bunch of awesome cars.

Source: Deadline

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Luke likes many things, films and penguins being among them. He's loved films since the age of 9, when STARGATE and BATMAN FOREVER changed the landscape of modern cinema as we know it. His love of film extends to all aspects of his life, with trips abroad being planned around film locations and only buying products featured in Will Smith movies. His favourite films include SEVEN SAMURAI, PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC, IN BRUGES, LONE STAR, GODZILLA, and a thousand others.

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