Idris Elba is currently in talks to join the cast of "Hobbs and Shaw", a spin-off to the mega-franchise "Fast and Furious". The spin-off will also feature Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Elba will be playing the main villain in the film.
The film will feature Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham's characters teaming up against Elba's.
Neal H. Moritz will produce with Johnson and his Seven Bucks Productions partners, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia, Statham, and Chris Morgan. Kelly McCormick, Steve Chasman, Amanda Lewis, Ainsley Davies, and Ethan Smith will be executive producing.
"Hobbs and Shaw" is slated for a July 26, 2019 release.