'Fast & Furious 6' Roars Into Hollywood: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez Hit the Carpet
12:33 PM PDT 5/22/2013 by Sophie Schillaci, Chris Godley
Though film stars Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Jordana Brewster were missing from the festivities, onlookers were not left disappointed. Ludacris, 2Chains and Wiz Khalifa hit the stage for a performance while director Justin Lin, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Elsa Pataky, Gal Gadot and Luke Evans posed for photos.
Vin Diesel hit the red carpet to thank fans for their support and announce production of the next installment, Fast & Furious 7.
Michelle Rodriguez is white hot in a one-shouldered, peplum gown.
Sarah Li, Justin Lin
Sarah Li arrived on the arm of director Justin Lin.
“We definitely had more momentum than ever,” Lin said of his latest, having directed four films in the franchise. “I think when I first came on this franchise, I wanted to help grow it and evolve it. So, coming into six, it feels like we finally came into where the dream is.”
Lyndriette Kristal Smith, Tyrese Gibson
Tyrese Gibson and Lyndriette Kristal Smith kept a classic, but edgy, matching look on the red carpet.
2 Chainz pumped up the crowd with a performance alongside Wiz Khalifa and franchise star Ludacris on the red carpet.
Universal Studios chief Ron Meyer stepped out at the Hollywood premiere.
Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa
After his performance, Wiz Khalifa hit the red carpet with fiancee and baby mama Amber Rose.
Sung Kang returns in Fast & Furious 6 as Han Lue.
Gina Carano goes glam in white on the red carpet.
Tara Reid bares her legs in an black and white mini-dress.
Baby Daddy actor Derek Theler stepped out on Tuesday.
Mrs. Chris Hemsorth, Elsa Pataky, reprises her role from Fast Five.
Gal Godot told THR that returning to set felt like a "family reunion."
Actress Inbar Lavi made an appearance at the Universal CityWalk premiere.
Silver Linings Playbook actor John Ortiz kept his look casual.
Franchise newcomer Luke Evans told THR that he felt fortunate to join the series as one of its first villains.
“I felt the responsibility of it, but I also realized that this is my chance to stand up against a team of very established characters in a franchise that is very established and very successful,” said Evans. “I thought, ‘What a great time to join a franchise when it’s bigger and better than ever before.’”
Entertainment Tonight correspondent and aspiring actress Rosci Diaz went for a bold print on the carpet.
Actress Shantel VanSanten stepped out in a LBD for the occasion.
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