Vin Diesel gives us our first look at Helen Mirren from Fast & Furious 8

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Aug 04, 2016 14:17 IST
Careless whispers: Vin Diesel and Helen Mirren are the unlikeliest duo ever. (Instagram)

Actor Vin Diesel has teased fans with a behind-the-scenes photo of himself and Oscar-winning star Helen Mirren from the set of their upcoming film Fast and Furious 8.

Though her role in the next instalment of the hit Fast and Furious franchise is kept under wraps, the 71-year-old actor is featured alongside her co-star Diesel in the new picture.

Read: Here’s your first image of the entire Fast & Furious 8 family

Diesel, 49, who plays the popular character Dominic Toretto in the series, took to his Instagram account on to show fans a first look at Mirren’s role in the eighth movie.

She can be seen wearing a white shirt and seriously listening to what Diesel is whispering in her ear. The caption read, “Such a joy and an honor working with Helen Miren... Happy Toretto Tursday!”

Such a joy and an honor working with Helen Miren... Happy Toretto Tursday!

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on

The film also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Charlize Theron, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Elsa Pataky, Ludacris, Jason Statham, Nathalie Emmanuel and Kurt Russell. Lucas Black will also reprise his role as Sean Boswell from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

Read: Here’s your first footage from Fast & Furious 8 with Vin Diesel and gang

Directed by F Gary Gray, Fast and Furious 8 is filmed in several countries, including Cuba and Iceland. The eighth instalment will race into US theatres on April 14, 2017. It will be followed by a ninth film which is due out April 19, 2019 and a tenth film slated for an April 2, 2021 release.

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