Originally Posted by Smeeeeee
dont forget, hidan and kazuku already captured the nibi. they were prolly "assigned" to capture the nibi. but akatsuki members get more than one assignment. like diedara. he was assigned the ichibi and the sanbi. so it varies.
Itachi and Kisame have not yet captured Jinchurruki Naruto. He is reserved for them. If they captured the kyuubi, they would move on, but they have not.
Hidan and Kakuzu are after another jinchurruki in the fire country. There have been many theories on who it might be.