Justin Lin steps down as director of Fast X

The filmmaker, who was slated to direct the two concluding instalments in the long-running franchise announced in a statement on Tuesday night that he had withdrawn from the role but would remain as a producer. “Over 10 years and five films, we have been able to shoot the best actors, the best stunts, and the best damn car chases. On a personal note, as the child of Asian immigrants, I am proud of helping to build the most diverse franchise in movie history.” Justin Lin's statement.

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