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First look at Vanessa Kirby in Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw debuts online
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First look at Vanessa Kirby in Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw debuts online

A first look at The Crown star Vanessa Kirby in Hobbs and Shaw, the new spin-off from Fast and Furious, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Jason Statham, has been unveiled. You can see it below:

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Building out our Fast & Furious franchise step by step. In our spin-off, HOBBS & SHAW, I have a nice new friend. Meet “Hattie Shaw” played by my homegirl, @vanessa__kirby. Hattie loves the following/ Longs walks on the beach. Being a bad ass MI6 Operative. Drinking tequila with Hobbs. And not in that order. Hattie also happens to be the sister of Deckard Shaw, who’s played by @jasonstatham. It tortures him that his sister Hattie is kickin’ it with Hobbs. His pain 😈 makes me very happy. But what makes me happier is welcoming this crazy talented actress and cool chick to our movie. Havin’ a blast together. Building out the franchise step by step. #HattieShaw #MI6BadAss #TequilaDrinkerWithHobbs HOBBS & SHAW 🥃

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The film follows Johnson's Luke Hobbs, the Diplomatic Security Service agent who has been a part of the franchise since 2011's Fast Five, and Statham's Deckard Shaw, the former villain who became a key part of the team in Fast 8.

It will hit cinemas in July 26th in 2019.

Kirby will play Shaw's sister Hattie. She will star alongside Idris Elba and Eddie Marsan. 

Elba will play the series' villain, who, Johnson has revealed, is named Brixton. He is billed as an international terrorist and criminal mastermind. Marsan's character is as yet unknown. 

Deadpool 2 director David Leitch is behind the camera, working from a script from Chris Morgan, writer on six of the Fast and Furious movies. 

You can check out all the previous instalments of Fast and Furious here in hmv's online store. 

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