After eight movies which have amassed virtually $5 billion worldwide, the Quick & Livid franchise now options its first stand-alone car as Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their roles as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in Quick & Livid Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.
Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Johnson), a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Safety Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Statham), a former British army elite operative, first confronted off in 2015’s Livid 7, the duo have swapped smack speak and physique blows as they’ve tried to take one another down.
However when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) good points management of an insidious bio-threat that would alter humanity without end — and bests an excellent and fearless rogue MI6 agent (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who simply occurs to be Shaw’s sister — these two sworn enemies should accomplice as much as convey down the one man who could be badder than themselves.
Hobbs & Shaw blasts open a brand new door within the Quick universe because it hurtles action throughout the globe, from Los Angeles to London and from the poisonous wasteland of Chernobyl to the plush fantastic thing about Samoa. Directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2) from a script by longtime Quick & Livid narrative architect Chris Morgan, the movie is produced by Morgan, Johnson, Statham and Hiram Garcia. The chief producers are Dany Garcia, Kelly McCormick, Steven Chasman, Ethan Smith and Ainsley Davies.