News Charlize Theron's 'Fast & Furious 8' Character Revealed -- See the Pic! By Rachel Maresca 11:28 AM PDT, May 20, 2016 Photo: Getty Images Charlize Theron continues to prove she can pull off badass chic. On Friday, the Fast & the Furious franchise gave fans their first glimpse at the gorgeous 40-year-old actress in character for the upcoming eighth installment. “Our crew has faced former military, mercenaries & more. Now they meet Cipher (@CharlizeAfrica). #F8 #FastFridays,” the image was captioned, introducing her villainous role. Theron can be seen with her blond locks swept up while rocking a ripped Metallica tee and leather jacket next to some heavy machinery. WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: Tyrese Gibson 'Excited' Charlize Theron Is Joining 'Fast & Furious 8' Cast: 'Welcome to the Family!' News broke last month that the A-lister would be joining the Fast family and her co-stars couldn’t be more thrilled. “I feel like her coming on board -- girl power," Tyrese Gibson told ET. "What we pride [ourselves in] in The Fast and Furious [franchise] is a very diversified cast that's translating domestically and internationally in a major way," he added. SEE IT: Charlize Theron and Sean Penn Pose Together at Cannes Photocall -- and It Looks Unbearably Awkward Theron herself retweeted the pic from Cannes, France, where she is currently promoting her movie, The Last Face, alongside her ex-fiancé, Sean Penn. For more, watch below: EXCLUSIVE:Tyrese Says Charlize Theron Brings 'Girl Power' to 'Fast & Furious 8' Cast!