The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift star Lucas Black has been set to return as Sean Boswell in Fast & Furious 7.

The actor has signed a deal that will make him a regular player in the popular action franchise, with roles in the next three movies starting with Fast & Furious 7. He joins a cast that includes franchise mainstays Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, along with new additions Jason Statham, Ronda Rousey, Tony Jaa, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel and Djimon Hounsou.

Sung Kang was the only other actor from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift to return for Fast & Furious, Fast Five and this summer's Fast & Furious 6. The character was killed off during the credit sequence in Fast & Furious 6 by Jason Statham's Ian Shaw, who will be the primary villain in Fast & Furious 7.

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James Wan is directing from a screenplay by Chris Morgan, with Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel producing. Shooting is currently under way.

Lucas Black most recently starred in Promised Land and 42.