‘Raid’ Star Taslim Joining ‘Fast and the Furious 6’
Joe Taslim, who rose to fame in the Indonesian martial arts movie “The Raid,” has reportedly been cast in “The Fast and the Furious 6,” scheduled for release in May 2013 and directed by Justin Lin.
Taslim will reportedly play Jah, a murderous villain who goes head-to-head with the film’s protagonists, played by Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.
Other cast members include Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez, all of whom have appeared in previous installments of the franchise. Further details of the plot of the new “Fast and the Furious” have not been given.