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April 21, 2017

Johnson/Statham Spinoff is a Go?

We all know the best thing about The Fate of the Furious was the witty banter between Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as they start as bitter enemies but by the end of the movie, they are in full-on bromance mode. There have been whispers about a potential spinoff featuring the two characters but according to Deadline it looks more and more likely.

They state: “Universal is huddling on a spinoff that will focus on the characters originated by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham and most recently seen in The Fate of the Furious, sources said. The franchise architects have said they might broaden the universe with spinoffs, and source said this is the one they are pursuing.

This is in early stages, but they’ve met on the concept, which sources said will be scripted by Chris Morgan, the chief writer of the series that is hitting new heights with the eighth installment. The idea is for Johnson’s U.S. Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs to form an unlikely alliance with Statham’s Decker Shaw for a movie that conceivably could be made while they are figuring the next Fast film.”

As you all know rumour has it that there was apparently a scene between the two at the end credits of F8 but was cut because Vin Diesel hadn’t approved it which is what caused the beef between Vin and The Rock. Sorry Vin, but you are the least interesting character in these movies. I hope this movie happens as it could be an absolute blast if handled correctly.

 

Source: Deadline



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Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone. We also want to help promote new talent whether you're making blockbusters, low-budget Indie movies or fan films; if it's action, it's awesome.




 
 

 

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  • gungfugilman

    That would be cool, but I would much rather see a movie about the Shaw Family, with Statham, Luke Evans, and Helen Mirren.

  • Mucho Macho

    Definitely the best part of the movie for me were these too.
    I would’ve loved a complete movie with these 2 just trying to break out of prison, talking trash and fighting it with each other.
    That would have been a good spin-off movie right there.