Director Justin Lin recently dropped out of Fast X, and movie studio Universal is now reportedly spending big money to keep the production going as it looks for a replacement.
Sources explained to Variety that production on Fast X will continue with its second unit in the UK while the producers can find a replacement director for the first unit. But until then, the production is said to be “burning through cash.” Sources said Universal could be spending between $600,000 and $1 million per day as it looks for a new director.
The report went on to explain that another critical factor here is that some of the newly added stars, including Brie Larson and Jason Momoa, are very in-demand, and a production delay on Fast X could come with “costly” changes to accomodate their schedules.
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