British actor Idris Elba might be joining the solid of the short and livid spinoff because the film’s villain.
The by-product which revolves across the characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw played via Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham will now be against Elba, in step with variety.
Johnson took to Instagram to announce the present day addition to the film’s solid.
No stranger to playing baddies, Elba is exceptional known for playing Stringer Bell in HBO’s The cord and as Heimdall in the surprise’s Thor trilogy.
His other paintings as villain includes Krall/Balthazar Edison in superstar Trek beyond and voicing Shere Khan in Jon Favreau’s The Jungle e-book.
He currently starred in Stephen King’s version of The darkish Tower and in Molly’s game based totally at the existence Olympic-skier Molly Bloom.
The short and furious spinoff may be directed by using Deadpool 2 director, David Leitich, with a script written by using fast and furious’ author Chris Morgan.
Hobbs and Shaw is slated for a July 26, 2019 launch.