Dwayne Johnson on mending relationship with Vin Diesel, his return to ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise


Dwayne Johnson is returning to the ” Fast & Furious” franchise and says that he and Vin Diesel have put the past behind them.

In a video he shared from Hawaii on Thursday, the actor said that fans will see him as his “Fast” character, Luke Hobbs, in a film that will serve as a “new chapter & set up for FASTX: Part II.”

“Just tapping in with you guys to deliver some information, some long-awaited information,” he began in the video. “You guys have been waiting for over a week now for me to confirm — so I am 100 percent confirming to you guys around the world that yes, it is true, Hobbs is back. Hobbs is back in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise.”

MORE: Dwayne Johnson responds to Vin Diesel’s ‘Fast & Furious’ plea

“The secret of Hobbs being back in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise, that was a secret that was hard as hell to keep,” he added.

PHOTO: In this Aprtil 15, 2011, file photo, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel pose for photographers during the premiere of the movie "Fast and Furious 5" at Cinepolis Lagoon, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In this Aprtil 15, 2011, file photo, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel pose for photographers during the premiere of the movie “Fast and Furious 5” at Cinepolis Lagoon, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Universal Pictures confirmed to “Good Morning America” that it is “developing an untitled ‘Fast & Furious’ film starring Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs.”

The film wil be based on a screenplay by frequent “Fast & Furious” collaborator Chris Morgan, according to a press release.

Dwayne Johnson Refuses Fast & Furious 10 Return, Slams Vin Diesel for Public Plea - Br and Icon Image - Latest Brand, Tech and Business News




Johnson, who previously starred in “Fast Five,” “Fast & Furious 6,” “Furious 7,” “The Fate of the Furious” and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” also addressed his complicated relationship with Diesel and said that they “put all the past behind us” last summer.

“Despite us having our differences, me and Vin, we’ve been like brothers for years,” Johnson said. “When you lead with the idea of, number one, resolve, but then also, you just think about the future, and you think about plans that are much bigger than ourselves — and those bigger plans are the bigger buildouts.”


“Those bigger plans are the North Star as I always like to say,” he added. “The North Star is always my guiding light in whatever endeavor or opportunity that I’m in that I’m passionate about. I always keep a North Star in my clarity and in my focus.”

MORE: Dwayne Johnson reflects on his public feud with Vin Diesel
PHOTO: In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Dwayne Johnson is shown in London.

In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Dwayne Johnson is shown in London.

In “Fast X,” which was released last month, fans of the film saw Johnson make a cameo as his beloved character.

The actor ended his video message by thanking the fans for their support and their messages.

Dwayne Johnson Refuses Vin Diesel's Plea to Return for 'Fast & Furious 10': 'No Chance'



“It has been so cool to see your reactions around the world of Hobbs returning” he said. “The messages that I’ve gotten, the videos that I have seen in theaters around the world, and you guys erupting when Hobbs is revealed at the end in the tag is like a rock concert all around the world.”

“I loved it, I love you guys, thank you for that incredible reaction,” Johnson added.

In addition to starring in the upcoming movie, Johnson will co-produce the film with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia for their Seven Bucks Productions, according to Universal Pictures. Vin Diesel will also co-produce for his One Race Films.


Related Posts

PHOTO GALLERY: Man United stars look dapper in suits as they depart for Bayern Munich but the whole team seems unhappy

Advertisement . . . . . . . . . Man Utd is a guest at Bayern Munich’s field in the opening match of the group stage…

Angelina Jolie’s Hot Bare Shoulders Steal the Spotlight on the Red Carpet! Gorgeous

Advertisement Angelina Jolie’s latest appearance on the red carpet has left her fans awestruck! The BAFTA Awards ceremony held in London was graced by the talented actress,…

Angelina Jolie’s daughter went through puberty very successfully: Her shining appearance proves the power of dominant genes

Advertisement Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are known for their good looks, and their children are no exception. Although their tomboyish daughter Shiloh has received a lot…

Angelina Jolie looks elegant as she joins Sophie, Countess of Wessex at the Fighting Stigma Through Film festival for the Preventing Sexual Violence In Conflict initiative

Advertisement Angelina Jolie has been actively involved in philanthropy since she was deeply affected by the crisis in Cambodia while filming for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in…

Angelina Jolie – Going out in Los Angeles in youthful outfits

Advertisement “Capturing a Moment: The Young Angelina Jolie Photo That Holds a Touching Story” After taking a photo of a young Angelina Jolie, she unfortunately received a…

Angelina the diplomat! Jolie causes a stir as she drops in for a visit with the President of Croatia

Advertisement In a scene reмiniscent of a star-studded Hollywood eʋent, a flood of caмeras crowded around Angelina Jolie as the superstar ʋisited the president of Croatia. The…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *