British badass recently spoke to comingsoon.net during a press junket for his latest thriller, director 's Redemption. While that movie looks pretty awesome, he was also able to answer questions that everyone was to know about: Furious 7.
Statham famously made a cameo in Fast 6 as Ian Shaw, the brother of Owen (played by ). The point of all of this is that Statham is now a part of the franchise. Likewise, it's coming full circle by looping back to the only standalone film in the series, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.
Here's some tidbits from Satham's interview about whether or not he's taking inspiration from his onscreen brother:
I'm gonna do what I do. (laughs) Obviously we're trying to work out now what angle to come from. Some people say, "Wait, are you gonna be the villain? The guy who threatens the world and wants to blow everything up?" No. "What kind of an antagonist are you gonna be?" I'm not gonna say what I'm gonna be. The spoilers are the worst, when people already know what you're gonna do when you come and do it. "You told us last year that's what you was gonna do and so you did it." I'm gonna try and keep my mouth shut and not say what I'm gonna be doing.
Statham also points out that his role in Fast 7 will in no way impact his role in The Expendables 3. That means we'll be seeing a lot of his grade-A moves like this: