Idris Elba To Play ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ Villain
Variety reports that Idris Elba has joined the growing cast of David Leitch’s Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw. He will play the film’s villain alongside Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and recent addition Vanessa Kirby (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Crown).
Johnson has seemingly confirmed the casting.
Filming is set to begin this September with locations including London, Atlanta, and Hawaii.
There have been rumors of Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren possibly reprising their roles. But remain rumors for the moment.
Universal has set the release date for August 2nd, 2019.