Production on the first spin-off from the Fast and Furious movies is still on the way and star Dwayne Johnson continues to use his social media as a one man PR machine. Studios must love hiring him considering they never have to do firs-look announcements in trades or anything like that; they get to get Johnson have free reign on his instagram and do all the work for them. We got a first look a Idris Elba from Johnson’s instagram and now we have a first look at Vanessa Kirby as Hattie Shaw the sister of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw. In true Johnson fashion the picture was followed by a huge caption that talked about the character and praising his co-star.
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Building out our Fast & Furious franchise step by step. In our spin-off, HOBBS & SHAW, I have a nice new friend. Meet “Hattie Shaw” played by my homegirl, @vanessa__kirby. Hattie loves the following/ Longs walks on the beach. Being a bad ass MI6 Operative. Drinking tequila with Hobbs. And not in that order. Hattie also happens to be the sister of Deckard Shaw, who’s played by @jasonstatham. It tortures him that his sister Hattie is kickin’ it with Hobbs. His pain 😈 makes me very happy. But what makes me happier is welcoming this crazy talented actress and cool chick to our movie. Havin’ a blast together. Building out the franchise step by step. #HattieShaw #MI6BadAss #TequilaDrinkerWithHobbs HOBBS & SHAW 🥃
Production for Hobbs and Shaw started production this September, it’ll be directed by David Leitch, and it has a release date of July 26th, 2019. The movie is set to start Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa KIrby, and Idris Elba. The Fast and Furious series has made $5.1 billion in the worldwide box office and has been keeping the lights on at Universal Pictures since 2001.