Dwayne Johnson confirms quitting Fast and Furious franchise: ‘Rest of the movies they do will be without me’

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Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has made it clear that he gained’t be showing in future Fast and Furious movies.
Johnson, who performs Luke Hobbs in the franchise, had a fall out with lead star Vin Diesel throughout the making of 2017’s The Fate of the Furious that resulted in the actor dropping out of newest instalment, Fast and Furious 9.

Diesel just lately stated it was his “tough love” act that enabled Johnson to carry out higher in the movies.

Asked about Diesel’s feedback, Dwayne Johnson instructed The Hollywood Reporter, “I laughed and I laughed hard. I think everyone had a laugh at that. And I’ll leave it at that.”

Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson in a nonetheless from Fast and Furious 8.

The actor then added, “And that I’ve wished them well. I wish them well on Fast 9. And I wish them the best of luck on Fast 10 and Fast 11 and the rest of the Fast & Furious movies they do that will be without me.”

Diesel had addressed the beef between Johnson and him in a Men’s Health interview and stated, “I could give a lot of tough love. Not Felliniesque, but I would do anything I’d have to do in order to get performances in anything I’m producing.”

Dwayne Johnson first performed Hobbs in 2011’s Fast Five and later returned for Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015) and The Fate of the Furious (2017).

He additionally starred in the franchise’s spin-off film Hobbs & Shaw in 2019, co-starring Jason Statham, who reprised his position of Deckard Shaw from the long-running sequence.

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