The next Fast and Furious movie is bringing back a key member of the Toretto family.
Variety reports that Leo Abelo Perry has joined the cast of Fast X as Brian Marcos, the son of Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto and Elsa Pataky’s Elena Neves. Brian was introduced as an infant during the events of 2017’s The Fate of the Furious before returning for 2021’s F9: The Fast Saga, with twin child actors Isaac and Immanuel Holtane bringing the character to life.
Leo Abelo Perry made his feature film debut in the Disney Plus comedy Cheaper By the Dozen and has also appeared in episodes of ABC’s Black-ish and Fox’s The Big Leap. He was most recently seen in the ABC live special Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration.
A recent report revealed that Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as Gisele Yashar for Fast X, returning to the Fast and Furious franchise for the first time since 2013. Her character was last seen during the events of Fast and Furious 6, a movie that saw Gisele seemingly meeting her end.
The people behind Fast X
Louis Leterrier is directing Fast X, working from a script by Justin Lin and Dan Mazeau. Leterrier replaced Lin, who stepped down from his post as director over creative differences. Despite his exit from the role, Lin is still credited as a producer alongside Vin Diesel, Neal H. Moritz, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Joe Roth, Clayton Townsend and Samantha Vincent.
The cast of Fast X features Fast and Furious veterans Vin Diesen, Michelle Rodriguez, John Cena, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Scott Eastwood, Michael Rooker, Cardi B, Helen Mirren, Jason Statham and Charlize Theron. Franchise newcomers include Jason Momoa, Brie Larson, Daniela Melchior, Alan Ritchson and Rita Moreno.
Fast X races into theaters on May 19, 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the Universal series and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!