The action movie pairing movie fans didn't know they needed is already in production with Idris Elba recently sharing a photo of his work on Hobbs & Shaw, the upcoming spin-off to the Fast and the Furious franchise, with Dwayne Johnson.
Taking to Instagram, Johnson posted a photo of a scene from the forthcoming film which featured Elba in a shooting stance decked out in battle gear.
In the supporting caption, he sang the actor's praises and welcoming him to the Fast & Furious family.
"I learned a long time ago (when I was a very sinful eyebrow raising villainous man in the crazy world of pro wrestling;) that heroes are only as great as their greatest villains," he wrote, in reference to Elba's character. "A pleasure to introduce the man himself @idriselba we brought in to our Fast & Furious franchise to wreak havoc, hell and mayhem on our heroes HOBBS & SHAW."
Take a look at the post, below:
The love didn't end there. Below Elba's post of the photo on his own Instagram account, Johnson commented, "The baddest MF villain the franchise has ever seen. Bring it."
He further extended his welcome on Twitter:
Needless to say, Twitter's been pervaded with excitement since the teaser photo was released. See how they reacted to Elba as the franchise's new addition, below:
The film is currently slated for an August 2019 release.
(Photos from left: Neil Mockford/GC Images, Jamy / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
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