U refueling 'Fast' tank with Diesel

Snyder, Gabriel
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/9/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 52, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Universal Pictures is speeding up the production of a third installment of "The Fast and the Furious," looking to fill in its 2005 summer slate. Vin Diesel in talks to return to the franchise; Hiring of scribe Chris Morgan to pen a script.


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