Idris Elba Will Star Alongside The Rock In New ‘Fast & Furious’ Spinoff

by Krystal Franklin

July 6, 2018

Photos by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images and Samir Hussein/WireImage

The success of the Fast & Furious billion dollar franchise has led its way for the film’s first spinoff, Hobbs and Shaw, starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Jason Statham.

Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

While the two will reprise their infamous roles, a new player is coming to town – and his name is Idris Elba.

Variety reports, “The film will see the often-at-odds pair teaming up. Sources say Elba’s character is the antagonist the duo will go up against.”

Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Britvic

Hobbs & Shaw hits theaters on July 26, 2019, while Fast & Furious 9 debuts on the big screen April 10, 2020.

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