Hobbs and Shaw is about to hit theaters in 2019, and the Fast and the Furious franchise spin-off guarantees to give followers tons extra of the high-octane motion they love.
Hobbs and Shaw will broaden the universe of the Fast and the Furious by shifting focus from Vin Diesel’s character, Dominic Torretto, and his racing crew, to Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw portrayed by the duo of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Stratham.
Common Footage is presently filming Hobbs and Shaw in the U.Okay., with the film directed by David Leitch. Forward of the release date, we take a look at all the things recognized thus far about the upcoming Fast and Furious spinoff.
Hobbs and Shaw release date
Hobbs and Shaw is about to open in theaters in August 2019. Pic credit score: Common Footage
Hobbs and Shaw was initially scheduled to open in theaters on July 26, 2019, however Common Studios moved the date to August 2, 2019.
Some observers instructed that the determination to transfer Hobbs and Shaw to August 2 was in all probability due to concern about The Lion King which debuts on July 19, 2019. However the new August release date truly brings Hobbs and Shaw into direct field workplace competitors with Fox’s X-Males spinoff, the New Mutants, additionally set to be launched on August 2, 2019.
Artemis Fowl and Quentin Tarantino’s As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood are additionally scheduled to be launched in theaters every week afterward August 9. The 2 films may even appeal to a portion of the demographic anticipated to come out to see Hobbs and Shaw.
Paramount Footage’ Dora the Explorer, the upcoming reside motion adaptation of the Nickelodeon youngsters collection of the similar identify directed by James Bobin, is scheduled for release in theaters on August 2, 2019. However the family-friendly film gained’t considerably impression Hobbs and Shaw’s field workplace efficiency.
The release of Hobbs and Shaw in 2019 can be adopted by the release of Fast and Furious 9 in 2020. Fast and Furious 9 is at present scheduled for launched on April 10, 2020.
The ultimate instalment of the Fast and Furious collection, Fast and Furious 10, is reportedly scheduled for release in 2021.
Hobbs and Shaw particulars
Hobbs and Shaw is directed by David Leitch. Pic credit score: Common Footage
Hobbs and Shaw is a spin-off of the Fast and the Furious Movie collection, the sixth-highest grossing film franchise of all time. The film options two Fast and Furious characters, Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in main roles.
In accordance to producer Neal Mortiz, the franchise organizers determined to greenlight Hobbs and Shaw as a Fast and Furious spinoff after observing the chemistry between the characters in Furious 7 (2015) and The Destiny of the Furious (2017).
“Filming the past couple of movies, we’d see these scenes between The Rock and Jason Statham. But because these movies have so many characters, we’d say, ‘We wish we could have more scenes of that relationship,’ but there was only so much screen time,” Mortiz advised The Hollywood Reporter. “So we started talking about a spinoff. It just seemed a natural place to go.”
Hobbs and Shaw will now give Johnson and Statham’s characters the alternative to discover their distinctive dynamic outdoors the fundamental Fast and the Furious collection.
Hobbs and Shaw is written by Chris Morgan and directed by David Leitch.
Morgan isn’t new to the Fast and the Furious universe. He has written each Fast and Furious film since The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006).
Leitch is understood for having co-directed John Wick (2014). He additionally directed Atomic Blonde (2017) and Deadpool 2 (2018).
Earlier than Leitch signed on to direct Hobbs and Shaw, Shane Black (Deadly Weapon, Iron Man three and The Predator) had initially expressed curiosity in directing the movie, however later dropped out and moved on to different tasks.
Johnson introduced that filming of Hobbs and Shaw had began in London, England, on September 10, 2018, however he arrived in London on September 24, after finishing his position in Jungle Cruise.
The Every day Mail reported on October 24 that filming of Hobbs and Shaw had moved from London to Glasgow, Scotland. Though Johnson and Statham have been absent from the filming, their stunt doubles have been seen performing harmful stunts on the streets of Glasgow.
John Road in Glasgow at present as every week of filming for Fast and Furious spin-off film Hobbs and Shaw will get underway. pic.twitter.com/MY48JHZe8B
— reGlasgow (@reglasgow_web) October 23, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: Jason Statham noticed on the set of Fast and Furious spin-off #HobbsandShaw filming in Glasgow. pic.twitter.com/iTLjYO6Wx1
— Stephen Carroll (@StephenTweeted) October 23, 2018
The Chase …..
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— John McCarney (@Glasgowbud1965) October 24, 2018
Tons of of Glaswegians gathered to watch them racing in a sports activities automotive by way of the slender streets of the Scottish metropolis, whereas digital camera males filmed underneath the supervision of Director Leitch.
Followers are eagerly awaiting Hobbs and Shaw official trailer. Pic credit score: Common Footage
Common Footage has not launched an official trailer for Hobbs and Shaw, however with the release scheduled for August 2019, followers can anticipate the first official trailer to be launched in a number of months.
We’ll replace readers by including the trailer when it’s launched.
Forward of the release of the first official trailer for the upcoming Fast and the Furious spinoff, Johnson launched a teaser on his Instagram in October 2017.
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Daddy’s gotta return to work ~ Hobbs. Pumped to broaden and construct out the FAST & FURIOUS universe in a cool, thrilling means with our @sevenbucksprod, author/producer Chris Morgan, producer Hiram Garcia and lead producer and my greater twin, Neal Moritz. Thank you UNIVERSAL STUDIOS for being large companions who see the massive image and for coming to us years in the past with this spinoff concept. Large shout to my brother, Jason Statham for the belief and wanting to create and ship one thing recent and dangerous ass for the followers. I’ve an incredible quantity of respect for this franchise that I’ve loved droppin’ blood and sweat in over the years and my imaginative and prescient is to create higher alternatives for not solely my fellow FF forged mates, however for different superb actors as properly who need to be part of one thing new and cool. I would like to use my spinoff platform to create new characters that followers will finally love to have enjoyable with in a number of chapters and platforms. Movie, TV, Digital, Digital Actuality and so on.. the extra alternatives we will create the higher for the followers. Sensible enterprise. Let’s have some FUN and to quote, Hobbs the boss, if you don’t prefer it, we’re completely happy to beat that ass like a Cherokee drum. #HOBBS #SevenBucksProds #NewOpportunities #CandyAssesNeedNotApply JULY 2019
A submit shared by therock (@therock) on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:41am PDT
He additionally launched the first photograph from the set of the movie on September 10, 2018.
The photograph exhibits Johnson and Statham collectively on the set of the movie standing subsequent to a high-end sports activities automotive.
Johnson additionally took to Instagram on October 21 to share with followers a photograph of himself in the fitness center. He talked about how exhausting he’d been working to put together for his position in the upcoming Fast and the Furious spinoff. He shared that he had elevated weight to 260 kilos of muscle tissue.
Hobbs and Shaw forged
Hobbs and Shaw stars The Rock and Jason Statham (Pic credit score: Common Footage)
Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham will reprise their respective roles as Luke Hobbs, a former Diplomatic Safety Service agent, and Deckard Shaw, a former Particular Forces murderer.
Deckard Shaw is the brother of the Fast and Furious villain Owen, performed by Luke Evans. Followers of the Fast and Furious collection will even recall that Magdalene, the mom of Deckard and Owen, performed by Dame Helen Mirren, appeared briefly in The Destiny of the Furious.
Johnson first appeared as Hobbs in Fast 5 (2011), the fifth instalment of the Fast and the Furious franchise directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan.
Who wants The Rock? Luther star Idris Elba will thrill Scots film followers by filming Fast N Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw in Glasgow https://t.co/QtmQAFZ0le pic.twitter.com/vi62MhpmLL
— Scotland Productions (@ScotlandPro) October 24, 2018
Shaw debuted in the mid-credits of Fast & Furious 6 (2013).
Hobbs and Shaw first crossed paths as adversaries in Furious 7 (2015), however teamed up to face a standard enemy in The Destiny of the Furious (2017) once they discovered themselves collectively in jail.
Johnson confirmed on July three, 2018, that Vanessa Kirby, who performed Princess Margaret in The Crown (TV collection 2016- ), was becoming a member of the Hobbs and Shaw forged to play M15 agent Gabby Shaw, Deckard and Owen’s sister.
Welcome the very gifted @VanessaKirby to our “HOBBS & SHAW” Fast & Furious spin-off. We chopped it up and we had some GREAT chemistry collectively. She’s a pointy one – that is gonna be enjoyable! #Kirby #HobbsAndShaw
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July three, 2018
Johnson additionally confirmed on July 5 that Idris Elba was becoming a member of the forged to play the essential villain position.
Elba will play Brixton, a world terrorist and crime lord.
Elba has performed main villain roles in the previous. He performed the position of a ruthless warlord, the Commandant, in the Netflix hit Beast of No Nation (2015). He additionally performed the brutal warlord Krall in Star Trek Past (2016), and voiced the tiger Shere Khan in The Jungle E-book (2016).
I promised we have been going to make this Fast & Furious spin off superior and develop our franchise correctly. He’s a nasty man (legit dangerous ass). I higher toughen up ?? #HobbsAndShaw https://t.co/oERduIlTwz
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 5, 2018
The all-round villainy of Elba’s character will doubtless drive Hobbs and Shaw to group up once more.
Hobbs and Shaw plot
Hobbs and Shaw may have the DNA of the Fast and Furious movie collection (Pic credit score: Common Footage)
Not a lot is presently recognized about the particulars of the plot of Hobbs and Shaw, however Director Leitch lately gave hints about what followers can anticipate.
He hinted that Hobbs and Shaw may have “some of the DNA” of Fast and the Furious, a press release which followers understood to imply there might be loads of livid automotive chases, stunts and gritty motion.
Leitch additionally shared that they’re aiming to introduce followers to a brand new story, plot and a world that’s totally different from the Fast and Furious movie collection.
“There’s obviously some of the DNA of the Fast universe,” Leitch informed Collider. “But what we really want to do is create something fresh and different for these characters, and dive into their world. Hobbs and Shaw come from the agent-and-spy world. It’s obviously about their banter and their relationship, but it’s more about expanding their world and their connections, and creating a family in a slightly different universe. It’s going to be fun.”
Household may even probably be a theme in the movie since Kirby’s character Gabby is Shaw’s sister.
When Leitch was requested if Hobbs and Shaw was a prelude to a brand new franchise or a standalone, he stated it was meant to launch a brand new franchise.
“You do want to seed elements that allow you to expand the universe and have enough characters to move forward,” he advised Collider. “If you look at the first Fast, they had the core group that allowed them to be able to have this ensemble that moved forward for nine movies. We have to set up the world so it has the potential to grow.”
Relating to crossovers between Hobbs and Shaw franchise and Fast and the Furious, he stated there could possibly be crossovers between each franchises in the future.
“I think it would be a fun nod to have a couple of the characters come by and make their appearances,” he stated. “But I think we have a really strong point of view that we want to create our own characters for this world.”
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— Males’s Journal Health (@mjfit) October 25, 2018
He added that the plot and storyline of movie, the first instalment in the anticipated Hobbs and Shaw movie collection, can be “more grounded” as a result of it is going to give attention to telling an origin story that lays the basis for a brand new movie collection.
“I think it’s going to be a little bit more grounded because it’s the beginning,” he stated. “It’s an origin story, in a sense… we’re starting a franchise. So we want it to be a little bit more grounded, a little bit more character-centric.”
“We’re going to set up the stakes for these guys and their relationship,” he continued, “but we’re also going to have some great set pieces and some action that you’d expect from that type of franchise.”
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— ?Lynn Connolly? (@lynnc1080) October 23, 2018
Leitch’s feedback about a attainable crossover between the two franchises have led to hypothesis about the risk of Tyrese Gibson showing in the upcoming movie.
In fact, followers are conscious of the ongoing feud between Johnson and Gibson, who performed Roman Pearce in Fast and Furious.
The announcement by Common Footage that a Fast and the Furious spinoff centered on Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw was in the works sparked a response on Instagram from Gibson.
Gibson accused Johnson of being egocentric by making a spinoff that pressured a delay in the release of Fast and Furious 9.
Johnson addressed questions about his feud with Gibson throughout an look on Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen in July 2018.
When a caller requested Johnson if he’d spoken to Gibson since their feud erupted publicly, he stated he hadn’t however expressed remorse about it, saying they used to be good buddies.
The Rock’s October 9, 2017 Instagram submit by which he appeared to exit of his means to emphasize that he had been beneficiant about giving new actors position alternatives in Hobbs and Shaw was apparently his approach of responding to Gibson’s accusation that he was being egocentric about making a brand new Fast and Furious spinonff with Statham.
“I have a tremendous amount of respect for this franchise that I’ve enjoyed droppin’ blood and sweat in over the years and my vision is to create greater opportunities for not only my fellow FF cast mates, but for other amazing actors as well who want to be a part of something new and cool,” Johnson wrote on Instagram.
“I want to use my spin-off platform to create new characters that fans will ultimately love to have fun with in multiple chapters and platforms… the more opportunities we can create, the better for the fans,” he continued. “Smart business. Let’s have some fun and to quote, Hobbs the boss, if you don’t like it, we’re happy to beat that ass like a Cherokee drum. ”
The Rock and Gibson may have to finish their beef earlier than Gibson can seem in Hobbs and Shaw.
Equally, followers gained’t be seeing Vin Diesel in the Hobbs and Shaw movie collection till the feud that broke out between Diesel and Johnson on the set of The Destiny and the Furious is resolved. Johnson admitted to Rolling Stone that he had a spat with Diesel. He stated he and Diesel had a “fundamental difference in philosophies on how we approach moviemaking and collaboration.”
In the meantime, there isn’t a phrase but that Johnson and Statham have signed on for Fast and Furious 9 or that their characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw will seem in the movie.