For this sequel, Tyrese Gibson returned as Roman Pearce. Since then, the former singing Coca-Cola pitchman and R&B crooner has become a Hollywood action star. Along with landing the Fast & Furious chronicles (cha-ching!) Tyrese landed a secure role in the Transformer franchise. He's also become an author, publishing the best selling inspiratiopnal books How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Manology, which he co-authored with Rev Run.