Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has confirmed he will not participate in future Fast & Furious projects, including Fast 10 and 11 – the two films that are expected to close the franchise after two decades of sweeping Hollywood. . Before that, the actor also did not appear in Fast 9, the blockbuster aired in July, mainly due to the conflicts that have lasted for many years with Vin Diesel.
However, about a month ago, Diesel suddenly posted a post on his personal Instagram to call for The Rock to return to the Fast family in the last 2 movies (you can find out more details here). . Diesel said he wanted to fulfill the wish of the late actor Paul Walker and end this franchise in the most grandiose and complete way, with the participation of the character Hobbs taken on by The Rock.
Vin Diesel has called for The Rock to return to the Fast & Furious family.
However, when many fans were still excited about the prospect of a beautiful and beautiful family reunion on the big screen, recently The Rock frankly rejected the invitation and criticized Vin Diesel for his manipulation. others. Sharing with CNN Entertainment, the famous former wrestler said: “I was very surprised by Vin’s recent post. Last June, when I directly met Vin and confirmed that I would not return in Fast & Furious.”
“I am still very friendly, I still keep my peace, but I am always sure of my statement. I will always support the cast of Fast and always wish this franchise a lot of success. But I will never come back. I’ve also talked to my partners at Universal, and they all support my decision, because they understand what the problem is here.”
“Vin’s post is an example of how he likes to manipulate people. I don’t like him mentioning his children or the passing of Paul Walker. Don’t drag them into this. We discussed that issue (the return of The Rock) a few months ago and have made a final decision.”
“I want to end my Fast & Furious journey with the most sincere gratitude and affection. But unfortunately, Vin’s post has a negative effect on that. Either way, I’ve always had a strong belief in the Fast universe and my ability to impress audiences. I also sincerely hope that the old co-stars and crew members will have a lot of luck and success in their next journey.”
According to ScreenRant