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 »
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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When the blockbuster season rolls around, we won’t be getting a full-fledged Fast and Furious movie with the whole crew. Instead, we’ll see Fast and Furious Presents Hobbs and Shaw, a musical spectacular featuring two cars struggling to get by in the big city.
All right, that would be amazing. But in reality, Hobbs and Shaw is the first Fast and Furious spin-off film. Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham take the lead as the two titular characters, and just in case you forgot these two guys are from two very different worlds, the first Hobbs and Shaw teaser poster serves as a good reminder. Read More »
The Fast and Furious female spin-off appears to be on the fast track, as Vin Diesel has just announced the writing team that will bring the film to life. Nicole Perlman, Lindsey Beer, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet will pen the script, which will likely focus on Michelle Rodriguez‘s Letty and presumably other female characters from the mega-franchise.
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One of the biggest blockbusters of the year will undoubtedly be Hobbs and Shaw, the spin-off from the Fast and Furious franchise focusing on Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as the titular characters. One of them is a former agent of the Diplomatic Security Service turned outlaw, and the other is a former Major in the Special Air Service turned deadly mercenary. Now the two who were playfully at odds in The Fate of the Furious will be teaming up against their biggest threat yet: Idris Elba.
See a new Hobbs and Shaw photo of these three forces of nature ready to “get it on.” Read More »
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Before the Fast and Furious franchise continues, there will be a spin-off focusing on Dwayne Johnson as former special agent Luke Hobbs and villain-turned-ally Deckard Shaw, played by Jason Statham. But as the universe of the Fast and Furious films is growing, so is the cast, and we have our first look at one of the new members of the franchise.
Vanessa Kirby was quite the intimidating villain in Mission: Impossible – Fallout this past summer, and now she’s teamed up with Dwayne Johnson for Hobbs and Shaw. Even more interesting is who she’s playing. Get the details on Vanessa Kirby in Hobbs and Shaw below. Read More »
Is the upcoming Fast & Furious spin-off film quick enough to maneuver its way through a court of law and come out unscathed? We’re about to find out.
A Hobbs and Shaw lawsuit has been filed against Universal Pictures by Fast & Furious franchise producer Neal Moritz, who alleges that, in “a classic example of Hollywood greed,” the studio has breached a contract with him regarding the spin-off movie in order to avoid paying him the money he believes he’s owed. Read More »