The cast of the action movie "Hobbs and Shaw", which will be the first spin-off of the "Fast and the Furious" series, has received another replenishment. According to the Variety edition, Idris Elba joined him, who got the role of the main villain.
Note that Elba has already had to try on the image of the antagonist. So, he played the role of the tiger Sher Khan in the movie adaptation of "The Jungle Book" by Walt Disney Studios. The actor also played the villain in Star Trek 3: Infinity. It is not yet known which character is involved in the case of "Hobbs and Shaw".
Note that if the first spin-off is successful, Universal studio plans to shoot several movies dedicated to the two characters of "Fast and the Furious". The picture was announced for hire in July 2019, that is, the studio views this project as a full-fledged summer blockbuster.
Idris Elba is one of the most sought-after British actors in Hollywood. In 2018, viewers could see him in the Marvel fantasy movie Avengers 3: Infinity War, in which he reprized the role of the guardian of the Rainbow Bridge from Asgard. Whether he will appear in the fourth part of "The Avengers" at the time of this writing was not known.
The Topic of Article: Idris Elba will be the villain in the Fast and the Furious spin-off.