The end of summer needs a little energy. Thankfully, Fast and Furious is doing us the favor of presenting us with the blockbuster treasure that is Hobbs and Shaw. The action franchise spin-off will bring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham back together as their characters from the Fast films are reluctantly forced to work together. But even though Hobbs and Shaw may not like working with each other, Johnson and Statham love it, and that’s especially true when director David Leitch is in charge.
See them all enjoying their jobs in a batch of Hobbs and Shaw featurettes below, and discover the one joke Idris Elba thought was a little too on the nose to make it into the movie. Read More »
Fast and Furious 9 is bringing back even more franchise cast members. Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren, who made their Fast debut in 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, will both return for Fast and Furious 9. Theron will once again play Cipher, while Mirren will reprise her role as Magdalene Shaw, mother of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw.
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If the last trailer for Hobbs and Shaw wasn’t enough to convince you to check out this blockbuster madness in theaters, then we don’t know what to tell you. That positively insane and silly trailer is one of the best pieces of entertainment of the year. But for everyone else out there who isn’t sure they need a movie starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in their life, a new Hobbs and Shaw trailer has been released. Is it just as wild as the last one? You’ll just have to watch to find out. Read More »
Production on Fast and Furious 9 is now underway. Filming on the sequel started yesterday in London, complete with confirmation from several cast members who have already started posting videos and photos from the set.
Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and Michelle Rodriguez all confirmed the start of production across the pond yesterday, and it seems Jordana Brewster is over there with everyone too. Check out the Fast and Furious 9 set photos below. Read More »
Later this summer, the Fast and Furious franchise is taking a detour with the spin-off Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. But over at Netflix, Fast and Furious will soon shift into a totally different gear with the arrival of Fast and Furious: Spy Racers, a new animated series following a different set of characters we haven’t met before. The first teaser trailer for the series just debuted, and we must say, the animation looks pretty slick. Read More »
Back in 2017, Fast and Furious franchise star Michelle Rodriguez worried fans with talk of potentially not returning for Fast and Furious 9 unless producers chose to “show some love to the women of the franchise on the next one.” Apparently she stuck to her word, because Michelle Rodriguez is returning for the forthcoming sequel, but she didn’t sign her deal until a female screenwriter was brought on board to help give the female characters a little more depth. Find out more about the details behind Michelle Rodriguez in Fast and Furious 9 below. Read More »
After nearly two decades of dealing with producer Neal Moritz on the Fast and Furious franchise, Universal Pictures has apparently had enough with their contentious relationship. The studio has dropped Moritz as a producer on the upcoming Hobbs & Shaw spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, and they’re also keeping him from working on an other Fast and Furious movies that may come in the future, including Fast and Furious 9, which starts shooting in a few weeks. So what happened? Read More »
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been a part of some intense productions over the course of his career, but according to him, the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw is “easily the most challenging film” that he’s ever produced and starred in.
Take a look at a new Hobbs & Shaw wrap photo and a video from Johnson’s Instagram below, and join us as we compare what we know about this movie to the other films Johnson has produced and starred in. Read More »
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In this edition of sequel bits:
- xXx 4 finds its composer.
- Space Jam 2 might start filming in the summer.
- The Sky High sequel we never saw.
- The new RoboCop is very connected to the first film.
- Tony Todd said no to Candyman vs. Leprechaun.
- Fast and Furious 9 starts shooting next month.
- Kevin Smith wants Jamie Lee Curtis in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
- There probably won’t be a Bridesmaids sequel, but Saoirse Ronan would like to be in one.
- Could Bill and Ted 3 arrive this Christmas?
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A traditional Fast and Furious saga movie won’t be released in 2019, but fans will still be treated to some tire squealing and bicep-flexing in Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw, Universal’s first ever spin-off of the hugely successful franchise. After going head to head in 2015’s Furious 7 and fighting their way through a massive jail brawl in 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, Dwayne Johnson‘s Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham‘s Deckard Shaw reunite to face off against Idris Elba in this action-packed movie. Check out the first trailer below.
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