Justin Lin

Producer, Director, Writer

Producer, Director, Writer


Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious 3-6 and Star Trek Beyond. He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True Detective. Lin was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and grew ...
Birth date
1971-10-11
Awards
3 wins & 7 nominations.
Height
5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Known For


Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6
Producer (2013)
Better Luck Tomorrow
Better Luck Tomorrow
Producer (2002)
Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond
Producer (2016)
Fast Five
Fast Five
Producer (2011)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerHighlander
(executive producer) (announced)
ProducerUntitled Jeremy Renner/Bourne Sequel
(producer) (announced)
ProducerUntitled Justin Lin Project
(producer) (announced)
ProducerSpace Jam: A New Legacy
(executive producer) (post-production)
2021
ProducerF9
(producer - p.g.a.) (completed)
2021
ProducerMagnum P.I.
(TV Series) (executive producer - 53 episodes) - Cry Murder (2021) ... (executive producer) - Dark Harvest (2021) ... (executive producer) - The Lies We Tell (2021) ... (executive producer) - The Long Way Home (2021) ... (executive producer) - The Big Payback (2021) ... (executive producer) Show all 53 episodes
2018-2021
ProducerS.W.A.T.
(TV Series) (executive producer - 72 episodes) - Sins of the Fathers (2021) ... (executive producer) - U-Turn (2021) ... (executive producer) - Positive Thinking (2021) ... (executive producer) - Buried (2021) ... (executive producer) - Next of Kin (2021) ... (executive producer) Show all 72 episodes
2017-2021
ProducerWarrior
(TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes) - Man on the Wall (2020) ... (executive producer) - Enter the Dragon (2020) ... (executive producer) - All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic (2020) ... (executive producer) - If You Wait by the River Long Enough... (2020) ... (executive producer) - To a Man With a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail (2020) ... (executive producer) Show all 19 episodes
2019-2020
ProducerScorpion
(TV Series) (executive producer - 82 episodes) - Foul Balls (2018) ... (executive producer) - Dumbster Fire (2018) ... (executive producer) - Wave Goodbye (2018) ... (executive producer) - The Bunker Games (2018) ... (executive producer) - It's Raining Men (of War) (2017) ... (executive producer) Show all 82 episodes
2014-2018
ProducerStar Trek Beyond
(producer)
2016
ProducerHollywood Adventures
(producer)
2015
ProducerRunner
(TV Series) (executive producer)
2013
ProducerHow to Be More Asian
(Video short) (executive producer)
2013
ProducerWhistle While I Work It
(Video short) (executive producer)
2013
ProducerTotal Recall Online
(Video Game) (producer)
2013
ProducerInternet Icon 2
(Video short) (executive producer)
2013
ProducerFast & Furious 6
(executive producer)
2013
ProducerYellow Face
(executive producer)
2013
ProducerSquad 85
(TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - We've Got Company (2012) ... (executive producer) - Let's Go Get Our Hands Dirty (2012) ... (executive producer) - It's Gonna Blow (2012) ... (executive producer) - It's Not the Work, It's the Stares (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012
ProducerReality Reboot
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012
ProducerMotherLover
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Primitive Warfare (2012) ... (executive producer) - Wooing the Missus (2012) ... (executive producer) - Welcome to BroYo (2012) ... (executive producer) - Eye for an Eye (2012) ... (executive producer) - Father Knows Best (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2012
ProducerSilent Terror
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerVesuvius
(Short) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerThe Book Club
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - The Warrior Reads On (2012) ... (executive producer) - All Valley (2012) ... (executive producer) - The Cabin (2012) ... (executive producer) - Dirty Jobs (2012) ... (executive producer) - Enemies of the State (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2012
ProducerBad Butt
(Video short) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerDouble
(Short) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerGround Game
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerDrone
(TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012
ProducerGrave Torture
(Short) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerKevJumba Takes All
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - KevJumba Takes on Competitive Eating w/ Justin Chon (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012
ProducerBFFs
(TV Series short) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - The Election, Part 2 (2012) ... (executive producer) - The Election, Part 1 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Suck Thirteen (2012) ... (executive producer) - Sean Connery (2012) ... (executive producer) - Primary Colors (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2012
ProducerInternet Icon
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - The Topical Challenge (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012
ProducerAlways You
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerFast Five
(executive producer)
2011
ProducerExit
(Short) (producer)
2010/II
ProducerLa Revolución de Iguodala!
(Short) (producer)
2007
ProducerFinishing the Game
(producer)
2007
ProducerSpotlighting
(Documentary short) (producer)
2005
ProducerBetter Luck Tomorrow
(producer)
2002
ProducerCrossover
(Documentary short) (producer)
2000
RoleTitleYear
DirectorFast & Furious 10
(rumored) (announced)
DirectorUntitled Jeremy Renner/Bourne Sequel
(announced)
DirectorUntitled Shaolin Temple Remake
(attached) (announced)
DirectorTwo Lane Blacktop
(Optioned) (pre-production)
DirectorF9
(completed)
2021
DirectorMagnum P.I.
(TV Series) (1 episode) - I Saw the Sun Rise (2018)
2018
DirectorS.W.A.T.
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2017)
2017
DirectorStar Trek Beyond2016
DirectorTrue Detective
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Night Finds You (2015) - The Western Book of the Dead (2015)
2015
DirectorHelp
(Short)
2015/II
DirectorScorpion
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2014)
2014
DirectorFast & Furious 62013
DirectorIt Has Begun: Bananapocalypse
(Short)
2012
DirectorFast Five2011
DirectorCommunity
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Modern Warfare (2010) - Interpretive Dance (2010) - Introduction to Statistics (2009)
2009-2010
DirectorFast & Furious2009
DirectorLa Revolución de Iguodala!
(Short)
2007
DirectorFinishing the Game2007
DirectorThe Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift2006
DirectorAnnapolis2006
DirectorSpotlighting
(Documentary short)
2005
DirectorBetter Luck Tomorrow2002
DirectorCrossover
(Documentary short)
2000
DirectorShopping for Fangs1997
RoleTitleYear
WriterHollywood Adventures
(screenplay by) / (story by)
2015
WriterLa Revolución de Iguodala!
(Short)
2007
WriterFinishing the Game
(written by)
2007
WriterBetter Luck Tomorrow
(written by)
2002
WriterCrossover
(Documentary short)
2000
WriterShopping for Fangs1997
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerFlow1996
CinematographerThe Game
(Short) (director of photography)
1995
CinematographerREGADOR
(Short)
1994
RoleTitleYear
EditorBetter Luck Tomorrow2002
EditorPolitics of Plate Lunch
(Documentary short)
1997
EditorShopping for Fangs1997
RoleTitleYear
ActorBetter Luck Tomorrow
Jock (uncredited)
2002
RoleTitleYear
ComposerNight and a Switchblade2013
RoleTitleYear
ThanksFast & Furious 6: Take Control
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2013
ThanksThe People I've Slept With
(special thanks)
2012
ThanksBlowout Sale
(Short) (special thanks)
2010
ThanksTape
(Short) (special thanks)
2009
ThanksFast & Furious: Getting the Gang Back Together
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2009
ThanksRoad to Moloch
(Short) (special thanks)
2009
Thanks2 Fast 2 Furious: Hollywood Impact
(Video short) (special thanks)
2009
ThanksMaking the 'Fast' Franchise
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2009
ThanksManeater
(Short) (special thanks)
2008
ThanksWest 32nd K-Town
(thanks)
2007
ThanksMoonlight
(Short) (thanks)
2006
ThanksThe Game
(Short) (special thanks)
1995
RoleTitleYear
SelfFamily Style
(TV Series documentary) Self - Legends (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfStar Trek Beyond: A Warped Sense of Revenge
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Beyond the Darkness
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Divided and Conquered
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Enterprise Takedown
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Exploring Strange New Worlds
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: For Leonard and Anton
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: New Life, New Civilizations
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Set Phasers to Stun
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Small World
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Spliced
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: The Battle of Yorktown
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: To Live Long and Prosper
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfStar Trek Beyond: Trekking in the Desert
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfDías de cine
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 18 August 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016
Self50 Years of Star Trek
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Director of Star Trek Beyond
2016
SelfFilm HQ
(TV Series) Self - Guest - 2016 Comic-Con Preview (2016) ... Self - Guest
2016
SelfMade in Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - Star Trek Beyond/Ice Age: Collision Course/Lights Out/Cafe Society/Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) ... Self - Episode #8.29 (2013) ... Self
2013-2016
SelfUp Close with Carrie Keagan
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode dated 22 July 2016 (2016) ... Self - Episode dated 1 April 2009 (2009) ... Self - Guest
2009-2016
SelfFast and Furious: Fast Cars!
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfJuntin Lin: Director's Vault
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfFast & Furious 6 Special
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfFast & Furious 6: Take Control
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2013
SelfHand to Hand Fury
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2013
SelfIt's All About the Cars
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2013
SelfPlanes, Tanks and Automobiles
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2013
SelfThe Making of Fast & Furious 6
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2013
SelfJanela Indiscreta
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.169 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfVivir de cine
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.30 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfHBO First Look
(TV Series documentary short) Self - Fast & Furious 6 (2013) ... Self - Fast & Furious (2009) - The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) ... Self
2006-2013
SelfFast Five: A New Set of Wheels
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Brian O'Conner, from Fed to Con
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Dom's Journey
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Dom vs. Hobbs
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Enter Federal Agent Hobbs
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Inside the Vault Chase
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: On Set with Director Justin Lin
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: The Big Train Heist
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011
SelfFast Five: Tyrese TV
(Video short) Self - Director
2011
SelfAttack of the Show!
(TV Series) Self - Director, Fast Five - Episode dated 28 April 2011 (2011) ... Self - Director, Fast Five
2011
SelfFast & Furious Five Special
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfCQC: Custe o Que Custar
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.6 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfLegendários
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 17 April 2011 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfThe Movie Loft
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 September 2009 (2009) ... Self - Episode dated 13 August 2009 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfFast & Furious: Getting the Gang Back Together
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfFast & Furious: Races and Chases
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfFast & Furious: Shooting the Big Rig Heist
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfHigh Octane Action: The Stunts of 'Fast & Furious'
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfSouth of the Border: Filming in Mexico
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfUnder the Hood: Imports
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfUnder the Hood: Muscle Cars
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Hollywood Chinese (2009) ... Self
2009
Self2 Fast 2 Furious: Fast Females
(Video short) Self - Director
2009
SelfMaking the 'Fast' Franchise
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2009
SelfHollywood Chinese
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfDrifting School
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2006
SelfFast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift - The Japanese Way
(Video short) Self - Director
2006
SelfThe Big Breakdown: Han's Last Ride
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2006
SelfThe Real Drift King
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2006
SelfTricked Out to Drift
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2006
SelfWelcome to Drifting
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2006
SelfFast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Peek Performance
(Video documentary short) Self
2006
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageFast Five: Reuniting the Team
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2011