Ludacris has announced that he will return to the 'Fast & Furious' movie franchise after skipping out on the last two in the high speed series. 'Cris made the announcement via Twitter. "Just landed in Puerto Rico. Shooting for 'Fast & Furious 5' is about to be underway ... Hey, it's not my fault we r shooting part of the movie in Puerto Rico."

Ludacris will be returning as race host Tej Parker, the role he played in the second film, '2 Fast 2 Furious' back in 2003. The fifth installment of the popular action series also stars Tyrese, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Tego Calderon. Principle characters Vin Diesel and Paul Walker will be reprising their roles from the last film.

'Fast Five' is scheduled for a June 10, 2011 release.