‘Hobbs and Shaw’ Star Idris Elba Wreaks Havoc in New Photo
The Fast and Furious spinoff “Hobbs and Shaw” is bringing “havoc, hell and mayhem,” according to Dawyne Johnson, and Idris Elba’s character will be behind it.
Johnson shared a first look at Elba in action via Instagram on Thursday. Thanks to Johnson’s post, we know that his new co-star plays a dangerous villain named Brixton.
“I learned a long time ago (when I was a very sinful eyebrow raising villainous man in the crazy world of pro wrestling;) that heroes are only as great as their greatest villains,” Johnson wrote in part. “A pleasure to introduce the man himself @idriselba we brought in to our Fast & Furious franchise to wreak havoc, hell and mayhem on our heroes HOBBS & SHAW.”
The actor also promised the “showdown of all showdowns.”
Elba shared the same photo via his own Instagram account, and he added that it “feels amazing to be working with [Johnson] and [Jason Statham] and to be joining the Fast & Furious family.”
Their characters have a high bar to clear as they follow a series of eight high-octane action flicks, but we’re excited to see how this “havoc, hell and mayhem” comes about.
“Hobbs and Shaw” opens July 26.
[via: Instagram; h/t: EW]
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