After eight films and over $5 billion in field workplace receipts, the Fast & Furious spinoff is able to begin filming—and it’s going to be a giant one. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham are again to play Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw within the upcoming Hobbs and Shaw, which is being directed by Deadpool 2 and John Wick helmer David Leitch. That’s not all: badass actor and potential future James Bond Idris Elba was solid to play the villain.
With Fast & Furious 9 delayed till 2020, Hobbs and Shaw would be the subsequent movie within the collection to hit the large display screen. Since Johnson is without doubt one of the largest stars on this planet, he has a fairly busy schedule, so he’ll leaping proper into filming Hobbs and Shaw after ending off the filming for his upcoming movie Jungle Cruise, which nonetheless has a pair weeks to go.
Johnson marked the primary day of filming on the undertaking with this cool photograph of from Jason Statham’s Instagram of Statham talking with Leitch on the set in entrance of a badass sports activities automobile. Within the remark, Johnson writes that he’ll be on set in two weeks to start out engaged on his scenes with Statham:
Earlier than the spinoff grew to become an official undertaking, Johnson hinted on the film in an Instagram publish the place he promised that Statham and himself will “give the viewers what they need and battle. And it will likely be the best battle within the historical past of films.” Now, that battle is getting nearer to being filmed.
The plot of the movie is being stored underneath wraps, however it is going to comply with Johnson’s Hobbs, a former Diplomatic Safety Service agent who later joins forces with the Quick & Livid crew, and Statham’s Shaw, an murderer who was an enemy to Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew earlier than turning sides and combating alongside them.
Right here’s the unique photograph with Statham’s publish from his Instagram:
Hobbs and Shaw is ready for launch on August 2, 2019.