Charlize Theron is reportedly gearing up to face off against Vin Diesel and his speed-loving crew in the next Fast & Furious film.

The Mad Max: Fury Road star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series, according to a website.

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron

If Theron signs on, the project will reunite her with filmmaker F. Gary Gray, who directed her 2003 movie, The Italian Job.

Vin and his franchise co-stars, including Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris, are all expected to return for the follow-up to Furious 7, which currently stands as the sixth-highest film.

Production on Fast 8 is expected to begin in the northern spring, ahead of an April 2017 release.