Say goodbye to Hobbs! Dwayne The Rock Johnson revealed if fans will see him in another Fast and Furious movie after he was conspicuously absent from Q9: The Quick Saga.
“I’ve wished them the best,” said Johnson, 49. The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday July 31st. “I wish you the best in Almost 9. And I wish you the best of luck in Almost 10 other Almost 11 and the rest of the Fast and Furious movies that do that will be without me. “
The ex-wrestler, who played Hobbs in four Fast and Furious films from 2011 to 2019, he also commented on his ongoing feud with his former co-star Vin Diesel, dating back to 2016.
“I laughed and laughed a lot,” said the Jumanji The actor said Wednesday of Diesel’s most recent comments about him.
Last month, the Bloodshot The 54-year-old star apparently rekindled the couple’s feud when he told her Men’s health that creating the Hobbs character required “tough love” on his part. Diesel, who first appeared on screen with Johnson in 2011 Fast five, then yelled the Moana star for her acting skills.
“My focus at the time was a lot of tough love to help bring that performance where it needed to be,” she told the magazine in June. “As a producer to say, ‘OK, we’re going to take Dwayne Johnson, who is associated with wrestling, and we’re going to force this movie world, audience members, to consider his character as someone they don’t know. . ‘- Hobbs hits you like a ton of bricks. “
Diesel noted that his role as a producer in the franchise contributed to how he dealt with actors, including Johnson.
“That took a lot of work. We had to get there and sometimes, at that time, I could give a lot of love, “he continued. “Not Fellini-style, but I would do whatever I had to do to get performances in everything I’m producing.”
During Johnson’s interview with THR on wednesday, his Jungle cruise co-star Emily blunt commented on the actor’s departure from the franchise and Diesel’s apparent attack on him.
“Just thank God he was there,” he said of Diesel and his “tough love” actions. “Thank God. He helped you get through that.” Johnson added, “Felliniesque.”
The Baywatch actor and the Guardian of the galaxy The dispute between stars began in August 2016, after Johnson returned to the Fast and Furious franchise to film 2017’s Fate of the Furious.
“Some [male costars] they behave like steadfast men and true professionals, while others do not, “Johnson wrote via Instagram at the time, but did not give any names. “Those who don’t are too cowardly to do anything about it anyway. Sweet asses. When you see this movie next April and it looks like I’m not acting in some of these scenes and my blood is legitimately boiling, you’re right. “
Diesel then downplayed the drama between the two actors, saying USA Today That was “over the top”, claiming the men were “close” both on and off screen.
The pair appeared to bury the ax in September 2019 when Johnson thanked Diesel for his support of Hobbs and Shaw.