Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham are going up in opposition to a tricky villain of their Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw. That badass villain is being performed by DJ-spinning, kickboxing actor Idris Elba, and Johnson simply shared the primary take a look at Elba in character on Instagram.
Plot particulars are below wraps, as is who precisely Elba is taking part in, however Johnson’s submit revealed a number of key items of information in regards to the mysterious position, together with that his title is the gorgeous badass-sounding “Brixton.” Within the picture, Elba is main a crew of henchmen in what appears to be like like a high ground of a skyscraper, all with weapons drawn.
Right here’s the primary official take a look at Elba within the film:
After greater than $5 billion on the field workplace worldwide, Hobbs & Shaw marks the primary spinoff for the Quick & Livid franchise. Statham’s Deckard Shaw is constant his flip from unhealthy man to good man as he groups up with Johnson’s Luke Hobbs, they usually’ll need to go up in opposition to Elba’s Brixton to assist save the day.
The primary forged is crammed out by Vanessa Kirby (Mission: Unattainable—Fallout), who’s taking part in an MI-5 agent and Shaw’s sister and actor Eddie Marsan (Deadpool 2), whereas Deadpool 2 and John Wick director David Leitch is behind the digital camera. Johnson has teased the motion within the movie, saying that the film will probably be “the greatest fight in the history of movies.”
Hobbs & Shaw would be the subsequent Livid movie to hit theaters, adopted by Quick 9 on April 10, 2020, and Quick 10 on and April 2, 2021. Vin Diesel has said that those two films would be the remaining ones of the franchise, which means that Hobbs & Shaw and different spinoffs might be the way forward for the collection.
Hobbs & Shaw will probably be launched on August 2, 2019.