WATCH: Vin Diesel announces cast for Fast and Furious sequel

07:52 (GMT+2) Wed, 10 Jul 2019

South Africa’s Charlize Theron and Britian’s Helen Mirren will be returning to the screen for the new Fast & Furious sequel.

Charlize will reprise her role as the cyberterrorist, Cipher, while Helen will reprise her role as Magdalene Shaw, the mother of Jason Statham’s character Deckard Shaw.

They will be joining the returning cast Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, and newbie John Cena. 

Vin shared the exciting news in a video on Instagram saying: "We have a lot of the original cast here including Oscar winners Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren. A few surprises including John Cena who I believe is going to shine in this movie."

Production is currently in its third week of filming in London.