Entertainment Idris Elba to Play Villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spinoff Starring Dwayne Johnson (EXCLUSIVE)

04:57  06 july  2018
04:57  06 july  2018 Source:   variety.com

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Idris Elba is in final negotiations to play the main villain in “Hobbs and Shaw,” the “Fast and Furious” spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

“Deadpool 2” director David Leitch is on board to helm, with Johnson and Statham reprising their roles as special agent Luke Hobbs and criminal mastermind Deckard Shaw, respectively. “Fast and Furious” architect Chris Morgan penned the script, with production set to commence this fall.

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Idris Elba is in final negotiations to play the main villain in “Hobbs and Shaw,” the “ Fast and Furious ” spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. “Deadpool 2” director David Leitch is on board to helm

The Luther star is currently in final negotiations to play the main antagonist in Universal’s Fast and Furious spinoff , Hobbs and Shaw. The spinoff will see Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Jason Statham slip back into the roles of Luke Hobbs Deckard Shaw. Elba ’s character has not yet been

The film will see the often-at-odds pair teaming up. Sources say Elba’s character is the antagonist the duo will go up against.

Since his arrival in the franchise’s fifth installment, Universal has tried to find a way to spin off Johnson’s Hobbs character, given his popularity with fans. Statham joined the series in the seventh movie, and considering the chemistry between the two actors in 2017’s “The Fate of the Furious,” Universal took action on plans to develop a spinoff. It hits theaters on July 26, 2019.

a close up of Idris Elba © Provided by Variety Original Film’s Neal H. Moritz will produce alongside Johnson and his Seven Bucks Productions partners, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia, Statham, and Chris Morgan for his eponymous production company. Kelly McCormick, Steve Chasman, Amanda Lewis, Ainsley Davies, and Ethan Smith will executive produce.

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Idris Elba to Play Villain in Dwayne Johnson 's ' Fast and Furious ' Spinoff . Starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. By HB Team / Apr 12, 2018.

According to Deadline, the Elba will square off against characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, played by Johnson and Statham respectively. Reuters (Jason Statham will reprise his role as Deckard Shaw in a new ' Fast and Furious ' spinoff movie.)

Exec VP of production Mark Sourian and VP of Production Jay Polidoro will oversee the project at Universal.

Elba’s no stranger to playing the baddie in popular tentpoles. He previously appeared as the villain in “Star Trek Beyond,” in addition to voicing the famous Shere Khan in Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book.”

He’s coming off a busy 2017 that included “The Dark Tower,” “Molly’s Game,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” and “The Mountain Between Us.” He most recently helmed the Sundance pic “Yardie.” Elba is currently in production on the Netflix comedy series “Turn Up Charlie,” which he created, and will topline and executive produce.

He is repped by WME, The Artist Partnership, and Ziffren Brittenham.

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