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Hobbs & Shaw 2 Not Coming Anytime Soon

The extremely anticipated sequel to the Quick and Livid spinoff Hobbs & Shaw is at the moment on maintain, because the logistics of manufacturing it are difficult.

Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson aren’t going again to work collectively anytime quickly as Hobbs & Shaw 2 is at the moment on maintain. The David Leitch-directed Quick and Livid spin-off put the 2 motion superstars collectively in a surprisingly efficient mix of the frenemies buddy cop method and the gonzo motion madness of its sister franchise.

Although it did not land fairly the ridiculous payoff because the latest Quick and Livid motion pictures, Hobbs & Shaw was an authorized success, raking in nearly $800 million worldwide. Its introduction of kooky science fiction components and shady worldwide secret organizations was welcomed by followers, prompting hopes that they would possibly leak into the principle franchise. That mentioned, the Quick and Livid franchise is already an enormous animal, and in contrast to Hobbs & Shaw, it’s the precedence of a lot of its forged. Alleged feuds and the COVID pandemic apart, accumulating the entire stars vital for these tasks lengthy sufficient to shoot them is a logistical nightmare.

In an interview with Collider, sequence producer Kelly McCormick defined that Hobbs & Shaw 2 is mainly on maintain for now. Nonetheless, concerned events are wanting ahead to getting it completed.

“All people’s actually busy on that individual franchise. I imply, who’s busier than Dwayne Johnson? And, he is important to the mission. We’re simply ready to listen to, to be sincere. I feel it is one thing that will be superior to proceed, however I feel everyone’s simply been so busy engaged on tasks within the COVID of all of it, that we’re nonetheless ready to listen to… There’s numerous pleasure to attempt to make one thing.”

Statham and Johnson are typically very busy actors, and with Hollywood in a pretzel making an attempt to work out COVID schedules, tasks are falling into purgatory left and proper. With F9 delayed for who is aware of how lengthy, there is no telling when the Quick and Livid franchise will get again its repeatedly scheduled motion mayhem. As of but, there is not even a script for Hobbs & Shaw 2, not to mention a logistical breakdown on manufacturing wants.
It will likely be some time earlier than we see one other Hobbs & Shaw film, which is certain to disappoint some. The movie was goofier than its sister franchise and felt a bit of freer in its skill to roll with wild concepts. Vin Diesel’s lack of involvement could have impacted that sillier tone. Perhaps if F9 does go to house, the hole will shut a bit of. It seems like Hobbs & Shaw 2 has at the very least a few years nonetheless within the oven, so followers of completely the on-screen dynamic between Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham should be affected person.

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