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The Rock shares first image from Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw as filming begins

September 10th, 2018 by Marc Comments

Well, it looks like the Fast & Furious spin-off, Hobbs and Shaw, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham is officially under way.

Taking to Instagram (for a change), Johnson shared the first image from the movie of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw along with Deadpool 2 director David Leitch, writing:

DAY 1 and the evolution has officially begun. Long awaited Fast & Furious spin-off movie, #HobbsAndShaw is electric. My partner in heavy crime & fun @jasonstatham is lookin’ like $1million bucks and holdin’ it all down. Our visionary & bad ass director @davidmleitch (just directed Deadpool2) at the helm and ready to evolve the franchise in exciting and fresh new ways. And as always, our @sevenbucksprod president @hhgarcia41 capturing the dopest images thru his lens. Keep crushing on that set boys… the man known as “HOBBS” will touch down in London in two weeks. Pancakes, tequila and ass kickin’s on me. #Day1 #TheEvolution #HobbsAndShaw

The image shows very little, but from it we learn the movie is filming in London and Johnson is yet to join the crew on set.

It’s interesting that he calls the movie an evolution and talks about exciting and fresh new ways… it’s almost as if he’s having a dig at Vin Diesel and the other part of the Franchise.

Still no word on whether or now Idris Elba has definitely signed on as the villain, but we’re firmly keeping our fingers crossed.

The movie is due to hit in August 2019.

Check out the image and post below:

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….