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.
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.
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