Idris Elba Shines As Villain Of "Fast & Furious" Spin-Off "Hobbs & Shaw"

The Fast & Furious franchise retains getting larger. It’s now on the level the place A-list actors are getting concerned (Charlize Theron was the villain in Fast eight). Theron will not be the one celebrity who will get to torture the gasoline-fueled anti-heroes, as Idris Elba is ready to affix the solid. Although Elba might not go toe to toe with the likes of Vin Diesel or Tyrese, he’ll nonetheless have his palms full with Dwyane Johnson and Jason Statham. 

Johnson and Statham will likely be getting their very own Fast & Furious spin-off referred to as Hobbs & Shaw. Both characters have been antagonists to Vin Diesel and his workforce at first, however ended up serving to the Fast crew over time. Now, they are going to be placing their very own variations apart (perhaps) to battle Elba. Johnson took to Instagram to share a primary take a look at Elba on set, and the English actor appears to be like as threatening as ever. Dressed in a excessive tech murderer outfit that appears prefer it belongs in a comic book ebook movie, Elba is surrounded by his cronies as they increase their weapons cautiously. “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 best villains,” wrote Johnson because the caption for the image. He additionally reveals Elba’s character’s identify to be Brixton, which sounds just like the veteran actor will likely be utilizing his authentic accent for the flick. Directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde, John Wick), Hobbs & Shaw hits theaters on July 26, 2019.