Dwayne Johnson has shared a brand new picture from director David Leitch’s Quick and Livid spinoff movie Hobbs and Shaw and it offers us our first have a look at Idris Elba because the villain within the story. HIs title is Brixton and it seems to be like he’s come from the long run!
Johnson says that Elba’s character will “wreak havoc, hell and mayhem” on Diplomatic Safety Service agent Luke Hobbs (Johnson) and mercenary Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham). They may workforce as much as tackle Brixton, who’s undefeated, and Johnson teases it’s going to result in the “showdown of all showdowns.”
I can’t wait!
I discovered a very long time in the past (after I was a really sinful eyebrow elevating villainous man within the loopy world of professional wrestling;) that heroes are solely as nice as their biggest villains. A pleasure to introduce the person himself @idriselba we introduced in to our Quick & Livid franchise to wreak havoc, hell and mayhem on our heroes HOBBS & SHAW. The title: BRIXTON. The report: UNDEFEATED. The promise: SHOWDOWN OF ALL SHOWDOWNS. So cool having my brother @idriselba come and play in our sandbox. This one’s been years within the making!! As I at all times say, we both gonna get alongside or we gonna get it on… and fuck getting alongside 😈 #BRIXTON #TheConsequenceAgent #HellRaiser HOBBS & SHAW SUMMER 2019 📸 @hhgarcia41
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When beforehand speaking in regards to the movie, Statham shared some ideas on the tone that they’re going for saying:
“We’re making an attempt to do one thing that isn’t so goofy although. I do know the final time she slapped me across the face and we received this little … We don’t need to take it too critically. I’m not the director so I’m not the one controlling the tone of the film however we need to have some significant stuff in it in addition to the enjoyable. On the finish of the day, we need to have the laughs. We need to tear one another aside. We need to take pleasure in it. This needs to be a journey. I suppose you’ve received to have the entire bundle. I believe Dave’s aiming for that. He desires to have the raucous laughs, the humorous shit, the extraordinary motion and the nice drama and the significant stuff. Dwayne’s received his relationship together with his mom and the daughter. There’s a great deal of good things in it. I’m fucking excited.”
Johnson additionally mentioned that the film goes to be extra grounded than the opposite Quick and Livid movies:
“I believe it’s going to be somewhat bit extra grounded as a result of it’s the start. It’s an origin story, in a way. It’s not an origin story, however we’re beginning a franchise. So we wish it to be somewhat bit extra grounded, somewhat bit extra character-centric. We’re going to arrange the stakes for these guys and their relationship, however we’re additionally going to have some nice set items and a few motion that you simply’d anticipate from that sort of franchise.”
The script for Hobbs and Shaw comes from Chris Morgan, who has labored on the Quick and Livid franchise since Tokyo Drift in 2006. Additionally, remember that Idris Elba has signed on to play the movie’s villain and Vanessa Kirby is enjoying Shaw’s sister.
Hobbs and Shaw will hit theaters on August 2, 2019.