Luke Evans offered villain role in ‘Fast and Furious 6.’


Casting seems to be heating up for the sixth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise. Last week, we brought news that Haywire star Gina Carano was in talks to join the project, and there are also rumors that Rihanna will be coming on board. In addition, Twitch is reporting that Luke Evans has been offered the role of the film’s central villain.

While this casting news is far from official, Twitch points out that Evans only has one other project in development at this time, so scheduling shouldn’t be much of an issue. Production begins this month, so we should have confirmation fairly shortly.

Fast and Furious 6 is targeting a May 24, 2013 release date.