Rooker joins Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, and Helen Mirren who have been previously announced.
Dan Casey wrote the screenplay from a story by Justin Lin. Pic’s release date is May 22, 2020. Diesel is producing the sequel through his One Race Films and Lin for Perfect Storm Entertainment.
Rooker is on a roll with a slew of parts in upcoming 2020 features including in Blumhouse/Sony’s Fantasy Island (on Feb. 28) and Paramount/21 Laps’ Monster Problems (on March 6), in addition to Amazon/Mrc’s The Dark Tower pilot. Recently Rooker starred opposite Mahershala Ali in HBO’s third season of True Detective which landed nine Primetime Emmy nominations.