Gal Gadot's Fast & Furious Return Makes 2 Spinoff Movies More Likely
2023/09/07

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Now that Gal Gadot has reprised her role as Gisele Yashar in , the character could headline two long-awaited spin-off movies. In , Gisele developed a romantic relationship with Han Lue, and one movie later, in , she was seemingly killed off when she sacrificed herself to save Han. However, the end of revealed that she survived the fall. Gisele’s appearance in sets her up to appear in , but her future could go beyond that.

Gisele is the resident weapons expert on Dom Toretto’s crew. She’s revealed to be an ex-Mossad agent who worked with Dom’s government contact, Mr. Nobody, while he was running drug operations for the CIA in South America.

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The character was first introduced in and got bigger roles in and before her apparent death. into the main ensemble, but it could also pave the way for the character to anchor her own spin-off projects – and two spin-offs in particular would be perfect.

For a long time, was widely considered to be the weakest entry in the franchise, but it’s since been reappraised as a cult classic. The threequel saw Han’s supposed death in an explosion on the racetrack, but the character’s death was later retconned and he was brought back into the fold.

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Now that the same has happened to Gisele, the couple could head to Japan and star in their own sequel to . Han has old scores to settle, and Gisele could help him settle them.

A sequel to isn’t the only spin-off that Gisele could star in. As far back as 2019, Vin Diesel confirmed that a female-focused spin-off film was in development (via ). Nicole Perlman, Lindsey Beer, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet have all been tapped to work on the script, but the female-driven movie still has yet to come to fruition.

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Gadot’s return to the franchise might be the kick up the caboose that this project needs to get off the ground and become a reality.

When Gisele’s death was retconned at , Gisele was seen breaking Letty and Cipher out of the Agency’s secret prison in Antarctica. While this seems to be a setup for a storyline in , it could just as easily be a setup for the long-delayed female-led spin-off movie. It would be great to see this trio as a -style band of badass spies going on international missions to save the world together.

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