Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Set For “Fast Five” Follow-Up

Nick Paglino

Dwayne Variety.com is reporting that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has signed on to star in the next film in the "Fast and the Furious" series, which will open in theaters on May 24th, 2013. The film will be the follow-up to "Fast Five," which took in $86.2 million domestically in its opening weekend, and is on track to make over $600 million in worldwide box office sales.

The 6th "Fast" film, which will be directed by "Fast Five" director Justin Lin, will also star Vin Diesel and Paul Walker of the previous "Fast & Furious" movies.

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