Justin Lin has carved out a unique position for himself. Since making The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Lin has done only one feature that wasn’t part of the FF franchise: the mock-doc comedy called Finishing the Game. He’s made four Fast & Furious films now, and overseen the franchise as it became both the premiere action franchise in Hollywood and Universal’s most reliable money-maker.

In other words, he’s in a good place.

And that means that, for the time being, whenever we hear about Lin being attached to new projects, they have to be understood to be things that will have to fit around whatever Lin’s further interest in the FF franchise is. His latest attachment is to a thriller based on a new, currently unpublished thriller novel from Patrick Lee, the author of The BreachRead More »