Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock was excited to hop on his socials and confirm there will be a Fast and Furious spinoff based on his character Hobbs.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 6, 2017
Via Hot New Hip Hop:
The franchise's spin-off will be written by Chris Morgan and follows Dwayne's F9 character, Luke Hobbs, and Jason Statham's character, Deckard Shaw. The exact details on how the storyline will go are currently under wraps, but as the script progresses more updates should follow. The movie is set to be released in July 2019.
Cast members, mainly Tyrese Gibson, have expressed their annoyance for The Rock's spinoff. He posyed on Instagram with this caption:
"#PSA Congratulations to @TheRock and your brother in law aka 7 bucks producing partner @hhgarcia41 for making the fast and the furious franchise about YOU - And like you, DJ even if they call I will not be deleting this post - Gn folks see you in 2020 April #FastFamily right? Nah..... it's about #TeamDewayne#3yrs will it be worth the wait? #NoShaw just Hobbs will this be another #BayWatch? Guys guys just relax I'm just a passionate film critic."