The first trailer for upcoming Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw has dropped revealing its two stars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in typically energetic form.
The Fast & Furious films make money. Lots of money. So it’s unsurprising to see the series – which currently includes eight feature length films – continuing with spin-off Hobbs & Shaw. A standalone movie, Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, features the eponymous characters played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, focus on the unlikely alliance between the US Diplomatic Security Agent and Deckard Shaw.
Ever since the pair, who surfaced in Fast & Furious 7, started their ongoing personal war, they’ve been trying to take each other down. But in director David Leitch’s film, the Deadpool 2 filmmaker sees Idris Elba’s cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gaining control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever. After he bests a fearless rogue MI6 agent (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who just happens to be Shaw’s sister — Hobbs joins forces with Shaw to tackle this powerful villain.
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw is in UK Cinemas on August 2, 2019.