In his latest social media post, Dwayne Johnson discussed his feud with Fast and Furious co-star Vin Diesel. Not only did Johnson reveal his future with the lucrative Fast and Furious franchise, but he also addressed the issues that strained his relationship with Diesel.
Since this announcement has been months in the making, fans have been waiting with bated breath. With Johnson’s confirmed return, the franchise’s future has taken an exciting turn, and fans can look forward to the next chapter of the exciting saga.
Dwayne Johnson’s Return As Luke Hobbs
Dwayne Johnson has finally confirmed that he will reprise his role as Fast and Furious fan favorite Luke Hobbs in a spinoff film. Without a title, this film will connect the first Fast X and its anticipated sequel, Fast X: Part 2.
Johnson’s return to the role is shocking to many because he had previously said he wouldn’t due to creative differences with Vin Diesel. Johnson recently posted on social media that he and Diesel had reconciled, reiterating their dedication to the series, the characters, and, most importantly, the fans.
Dwayne Johnson posted a video with an emotional message to his fans worldwide on his official social media accounts. He thanked fans for their enthusiastic reception of Fast X’s return of protagonist Hobbs in the caption.
Hope you’ve got your funderwear on…
HOBBS IS BACK.
And he just got lei’d 🌺😈
Luke Hobbs will be returning to the Fast & Furious franchise.
Your reactions around the world to Hobbs’ return in Fast X have blown us away 🤯🙏🏾🌍
The next Fast & Furious film you’ll see the… pic.twitter.com/vvtBgTBOnl
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) June 1, 2023
The next Fast and Furious film will be a spinoff starring Hobbs, Johnson confirmed, setting up the events of Fast X: Part 2. He emphasized that his career has always been driven by listening to and responding to the needs of his audience.
The script, written by series regular Chris Morgan, promises to go deeper into Luke Hobbs’ character, providing a new and exciting chapter for fans. Fans’ excitement over the still-unnamed spinoff only grows as they wait for updates.
Fast X: A Blast from the Past
Dom Toretto, played by Vin Diesel, faced a new and formidable foe in the recently released Fast X. Dante Reyes, played by Jason Momoa, was the vengeful son of drug lord Hernan Reyes. High-octane action and tense scenes kept viewers on the edge of their seats throughout Fast X.
Fans are left wondering what happened to Dom and his son Brian after the film ends on a cliffhanger. Critics panned the film, noting its exhausting production and lack of relief, but audiences everywhere were captivated by its action sequences.
The Fast and Furious franchise has amassed a staggering $7.1 billion worldwide, and Dwayne Johnson’s return as Luke Hobbs is a watershed moment. The franchise’s future is looking better than ever after his announcement.
Fans of the franchise can rest assured that the upcoming spinoff and Fast X sequel will deliver more of the same exciting action, breathtaking car chases, and genuine friendship that have made the series so popular.
Fasten your seatbelts because the franchise is speeding towards uncharted territory, and you won’t want to miss a second of the action.
Fast X: Part 2 will release in 2025.