Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down Furious 7. Furious 7 (often stylized as Furious Seven and alternatively known as Fast & Furious 7) is a 2015 American actionfilm directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. It is the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furiousfranchise. The film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges,Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham. Furious 7 follows Dominic Toretto (Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Walker) and the rest of their team, who have returned to the United States to live normal lives after securing amnesty for their past crimes in Fast & Furious 6 (2013), until Deckard Shaw (Statham), a rogue special forces assassin seeking to avenge his comatose younger brother, puts them in danger once again.