It appears the rumours have been true… Jason Momoa has merely confirmed he’ll play the villain in Fast & Furious 10.
Speaking to Leisure Tonight whereas attending The Batman premiere on March 1, the Aquaman actor confirmed his place throughout the upcoming sequel.
“I’m gonna go do Fast 10, that’s gonna be fun… it’s fun, I get to play the bad guy, which I haven’t gotten to do for a while. Now, I get to be the bad boy. A very flamboyant bad boy,” the star talked about.
The affirmation comes after an entire lot of speculation regarding the star changing into a member of the franchise, with it being reported he was in talks to affix the gang in January.
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Closing month, Fast franchise star Vin Diesel, who performs Dominic Toretto, confirmed that manufacturing on the follow-up had started.
Importing a selfie video to Instagram on February 7, Diesel launched that he’d merely attended the Battle at Daytona RC alongside together with his children and was in a racing mind-set.
“Congrats to all you drivers for getting out there and having some fun,” he talked about. “We’re all in that racing mindset now since we are minutes away from starting principal photography of Fast 10.
“Now we have nice solid additions that is gonna make this episode actually, actually thrilling!”
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In January, it was confirmed whereas a number of the core strong (Michelle Rodriguez as Letty, Tyrese Gibson as Roman, Ludacris as Tej, Jordana Brewster as Mia and Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey) will return, though Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Luke Hobbs is unlikely to be once more.
Johnson’s dedication to shun the franchise follows a fall-out with Diesel in 2021 after he criticised his effectivity throughout the latest film.
Persuading Johnson to rethink, Diesel launched a public bid to influence his co-star to return to the gathering: “I say this out of love…. but you must show up, do not leave the franchise idle you have a very important role to play,” he wrote on Instagram.
Johnson later responded to Diesel’s plea, making clear he wouldn’t reprise his place. He knowledgeable CNN: “Vin’s recent public post was an example of his manipulation… We had spoken months ago about this and came to a clear understanding.”
When one door closes, one different one opens… for Momoa.
Fast & Furious 10 will launch in cinemas on May 19, 2023.