The conclusion of the nitrous oxide-fueled Fast & Furious 6, featured a post-credits scene showing Han getting killed hard, before the perpetrator of the hit-and-not-run (a certain ) called Dom on the phone and said "You don't know me, you're about to..." It was a fantastic tease leading into Furious 7 as we discovered that the Stath will be Ian Shaw, the brother of villain Owen Shaw in the movie.
In an interview with Coming Soon, Statham talked about the audience reaction to his little cameo in Fast 6 and what we can look forward to in Fast 7:
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 might be coy about revealing too much about his character in Fast & Furious 7, but I'm pretty sure we can expect him to punch lots of guys all up side their heads.
Statham also confirmed that there will be no scheduling conflict between Fast 7 and his other testosterone heavy-franchise, The Expendables 3:
I'm gonna be able to do the two back-to-back... It's great to have two ensemble pieces where the weight's not on my shoulders. [I'm] just gonna have a little fun and enjoy myself.
I'm super stoked to see Statham go up against in Furious 7, because what they both lack in hair they make up for with the ability to break bones. All the bones.
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