‘Fast & Furious’ Luke Hobbs Spin-Off in the Works Says Dwayne Johnson

The actor believes a stand alone movie will be introduced between ‘Fast & Furious 6’ and ‘Fast and Furious 7’.

Dwayne Johnson may star in a Fast & Furious 6 spin-off centering on Luke Hobbs
Dwayne Johnson may star in a Fast & Furious 6 spin-off centering on Luke Hobbs
Dwayne Johnson revealed during a recent interview that Fast & Furious 6 producers are talking about a stand alone movie focusing on his character, Luke Hobbs. Here's what the actor had to say about the potential spin-off, which might debut between Fast & Furious 6 and Fast & Furious 7.

"Possibly after this one or after the next one, possibly. I'm not quite too sure. I know that's the goal and we continue to build that character and have him take shape. But yes, I can't wait."

2011's Fast Five introduced Dwayne Johnson to the franchise as Luke Hobbs, a DSS Agent who goes after Dom (Vin Diesel), Brian (Paul Walker), and the rest of the gang. In this summer's Fast & Furious 6, Hobbs recruits them to go after a highly-trained group of mercenaries, lead by Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) and the thought-to-be-dead Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), in exchange for full pardons so they can return back home to the United States.

Fast & Furious 6 was released May 24th, 2013 and stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot. The film is directed by Justin Lin.

Sources: Empire

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Comments (16)

  1. WongFu

    A NFS: MOST WANTED style and look in the FF: World
    Anything with Dwayne I'll watch.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  2. Kevin Quiveors

    I could see it happening. He had to somehow develop that reputation for getting the "bad guy" that was displayed in Fast Five. And the Fast Five thing could have just been his latest case. They can do it. They just gotta do it right!

    2 years agoby @Kevin-QuiveorsFlag

  3. moviegeek


    2 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  4. The Real Goku

    Damn to be honest the Rock is KILLING HOLLYWOOD!! It's crazy

    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  5. ejk1

    @mka47 It stands to reason that those who love FF6 will "need" a FF7.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  6. Mka47

    @ejk1 hahahaha touche. but i said in what you universe "do we need" an FF7 not in what universe "will there be"

    2 years agoby @mka47Flag

  7. Youngrizo

    For this character I can see it, there's already enough character and story possibility with the world his character inhabits, something more along the lines of international manhunt type action movies, ala Born Franchise but with the hunter as the good guy and him being that, I could like that, they would need a compelling villain though

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

  8. ejk1

    @mka47 A universe where FF6 is a huge box office success.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  9. Mka47

    in what universe do we need a F&F 7?

    2 years agoby @mka47Flag

  10. moviemouse


    2 years agoby @moviemouseFlag

  11. The_Crow2k

    It could work, I guess.
    So he is making a sort of Scorpion King/Mummy thing going on with The Fast and The Furious.

    2 years agoby @the-crow2kFlag

  12. K.Guy

    Okay, this is getting out of hand

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag

  13. justinishulk

    Sure why not.... bring it in!

    2 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  14. Titon

    Every Franchise is making spin-offs, even tv series, but for this particular character, I'm in.

    2 years agoby @TitonFlag

  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Lol, from Diesel to Statham and from Statham to The Rock. I guess only bald men can handle muscle cars

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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