Roman Reigns to appear alongside The Rock in "Hobbs & Shaw"
The Rock’s “Fast and Furious” family is growing by one, and an actual family member is getting in on the action.
Rock announced that none other than Roman Reigns will appear in “Hobbs & Shaw,” a spinoff of the “Fast and Furious” franchise focused on the exploits of The Great One’s government agent Luke Hobbs — a role he originated in 2011’s “Fast Five” — and the criminal Deckard Shaw, played by Jason Statham since 2013’s “Fast & Furious 6.”
The former WWE Champion announced his cousin’s participation via Instagram, which revealed that Reigns will be playing Hobbs' brother and also included the first photo of the two Anoa’i scions in the film. He continued to update the account over the weekend with another image from the set, which Reigns also posted on his new Instagram.
“Hobbs & Shaw” is currently slated for an Aug. 2, 2019 release.