Vin Diesel confirms 'Furious 8'! Find out when it'll be released

Alex Ungerman
Box Office Top 3: 'Furious 7' Speeds to Billion-Dollar Mark
Box Office Top 3: 'Furious 7' Speeds to Billion-Dollar Mark


Get ready for Furious 8!

The next installment of the blockbuster franchise was confirmed to be April 14, 2017 on the series' official Twitter page.

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Forty seven-year-old star Vin Diesel also confirmed at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Thursday that Furious 8 is happening.

WATCH: Vin Diesel Names His Daughter Pauline as Tribute to Paul Walker

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Diesel then added, "We did it as a family and I love you for that."

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WATCH: 'Furious 7' Stars Reflect on Film's Emotional Paul Walker Tribute

Furious 7 -- which has to date grossed over $1 billion worldwide -- is seen by many to honor it's late star Paul Walker, who died tragically, while the movie was being made.

Watch Vin Diesel sing to his late friend at the MTV Movie Awards.

Vin Diesel Sings Tribute To Paul Walker at MTV Movie Awards
Vin Diesel Sings Tribute To Paul Walker at MTV Movie Awards


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