Dwayne Johnson Returns as Luke Hobbs in Fast X: Part II

Dwayne Johnson Returns as Luke Hobbs in Fast X: Part II

Dwayne Johnson, the charismatic actor known for his larger-than-life presence, is set to reprise his role as Luke Hobbs in a thrilling new standalone film within the beloved “Fast and Furious” universe. Universal Pictures made the exciting announcement, revealing that the project is in the works. The script for this untitled film has been penned by Chris Morgan, a long-time collaborator of the “Fast and Furious” franchise. While specific plot details are being kept under wraps, insiders familiar with the deal have hinted that the movie will serve as a bridge between the recently released “Fast X” and the highly anticipated “Fast X: Part II,” slated for a 2025 release. Notably, Johnson made a brief appearance as Hobbs, the diplomatic security service agent, in a credits scene for “Fast X.”

A Powerful Production Team Backs the Film

The film will be produced by a stellar team consisting of Dwayne Johnson himself, along with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia, under their banner Seven Bucks Productions. Joining them are Vin Diesel and Samantha Vincent from One Race Films, adding their expertise to the project. Other notable producers include Chris Morgan for his Chris Morgan Productions, Jeff Kirschenbaum for Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, and Neal Moritz for Original Film. Morgan, who has been involved in various capacities with the “Fast and Furious” franchise, has previously written and produced “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” and “The Fate of the Furious.” He has also contributed as a screenwriter and executive producer for the fifth, sixth, and seventh installments of the series. Notably, “Fast X,” directed by Louis Leterrier, achieved remarkable success worldwide, debuting at the top spot in May 2023 with a staggering $320 million, making it the second-largest global opening of the year.

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Johnson Announces Hobbs’ Return and the Future of the Franchise

Expressing his gratitude for the overwhelming response to Hobbs’ return in “Fast X,” Dwayne Johnson took to social media to share a video with fans. Accompanying the video was a caption that read, “Your reactions around the world to Hobbs’ return in ‘Fast X’ have blown us away. The next ‘Fast & Furious’ film you’ll see the legendary lawman in will be the Hobbs movie that will serve as a fresh, new chapter & set up for ‘Fast X: Part II.'” Johnson’s words leave no doubt that this upcoming standalone film will pave the way for exciting developments in the franchise. Furthermore, he emphasized the importance of unity and commitment to the beloved characters, fans, and the franchise, stating, “Last summer Vin Diesel and I put all the past behind us. We’ll lead with brotherhood and resolve – and always take care of the franchise, characters & fans that we love. I’ve built my career on an ‘audience first’ mentality and that will always serve as my north star.”

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Seven Bucks Productions: A Powerhouse in Entertainment

Seven Bucks Productions, Johnson’s production company, has been involved in several successful ventures across different mediums. Noteworthy among their accomplishments are co-producing films such as Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” and DC Studios’ “Black Adam” and “DC League of Super-Pets.” Additionally, they have brought captivating original series to life, including NBC’s “Young Rock” and “The Titan Games.” Looking ahead, Johnson has exciting projects on the horizon, as he will produce and star in “Red One” at Amazon Studios and take part in Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Moana.”

Fans of the “Fast and Furious” franchise have a lot to look forward to with the announcement of Dwayne Johnson’s return as Luke Hobbs in a new standalone film. With the talented team involved in its production, this movie is set to captivate audiences and build anticipation for the forthcoming “Fast X: Part II.” Johnson’s dedication to his audience and his commitment to creating compelling storytelling experiences ensure that this new chapter in the “Fast and Furious” universe will be nothing short of thrilling. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting project as it races towards its release.

 

 

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