British actor Idris Elba will be joining the Fast and Furious spinoff as the villainous character.
Vareity reports that British actor Idris Elba has entered the final stages of negotiations to play the main villain character. He will be seen facing off against Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham’s main leading characters.
David Leitch will direct the movie, the screenplay is written by Fast and Furious regular Chris Morgan. Vanessa Kirby is also said play the sister of Shaw.
The Fast and Furious spinoff which revolves around the characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.
Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to announce the latest Fast and Furious spinoff to the film’s cast.
He’s a baaaaaad man.
Welcoming my dude @idriselba with tattooed and open arms to our #HobbsAndShaw Fast & Furious spin-off movie.
Every hero is only as good as their villain. Cue the music… let’s dance. https://t.co/GD7dVrtNRl
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 5, 2018
Idris Elba recently has earlier shared screen in Avengers: Infinity War. The British actor also recently directed Yardie and is currently working on the Netflix series Turn Up Charlie.
Fast and the Furious spinoff will be in cinemas on 26 July, 2019.