Vin Diesel Went To A Romeo Santos Concert To Announce The Bachata Star Will Be In “Fast & Furious 7”

The beloved Dominican crooner joins the blockbuster franchise for the seventh movie, to be released in 2015.

1. Romeo Santos, a popular bachata singer, who’s been making a mainstream crossover with collaborations with Usher, Nicki Minaj, Drake, and others, is joining the cast of Fast & Furious 7.

2. Vin Diesel made the announcement on stage at a Romeo Santos concert because, obviously.

3. Twitter became excited.

8. Much has been made of the Fast & Furious franchise’s strategy to employ a multi-ethnic cast of actors with huge social media followings.

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9. Santos is no slouch in that department, with 19 million Facebook fans and more than 2 million Twitter followers.

@RomeoSantosPage on Fast and Furious 7. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

— Miriam Serrano (@Miriams0808)

10. See you soon.

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