Vin Diesel confirmed to Heat Vision the long-standing talk that The Fast and the Furious 6 and seven being written simultaneously for helmer Justin Lin.
"With the success of this last one, and the inclusion of so many characters, and the broadening of scope, when we were sitting down to figure out what would fit into the real estate of number six, we didn’t have enough space" he says.
"We have to pay off this story, we have to service all of these character relationships, and when we started mapping all that out it just went beyond 110 pages, The studio said, ‘You can’t fit all that story in one damn movie'" he added.
It's not yet known if the films will be a two-part story or two stand alone movies with interlinking story arcs.
2011's Fast Five changed the direction of the series from undercover tales set against the backdrop of street racing to straight up action-adventure heist films with a broader appeal. The film won the best reviews in the series and made an astonishing $626 million worldwide.