series is not becoming the Fast & Furious series,” Stamp told Brickset. “We want to choose the most iconic subjects and there probably could be three or four from Fast and Furious, but it was just incidental that two of our first three movie cars are from the same franchise. Universal was brilliant to work with and it is also the 20th anniversary of 2 Fast 2 Furious in 2023, so the Nissan Skyline was the perfect choice.”
Group famously loves an anniversary – just look at all the celebrations around its own 90th birthday – so it’s not especially surprising to learn that was the catalyst for turning to the Fast & Furious franchise again already. But with the doors now open to Hollywood’s most memorable cars, across screens big and small, here’s hoping the
2023 set revealed so far. We don’t yet have confirmation of when it will arrive on shelves, or how much it will cost, but January 1 feels like a safe bet. Keep an eye on Brick Fanatics for more as we get it.
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