Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of the world’s top-earning actors, has confirmed that the next, last installments of the film series “The Fast and the Furious” will be filmed without his participation. Earlier, Vin Diesel, also the lead actor and producer of the series, admitted that his relationship with Johnson for years on the set was far from friendly.
“The Fast and the Furious” is the seventh-highest-grossing film series in the history of cinema. The previous nine parts and the spin-off “Fast and Furious: Hobbs & Shaw” have grossed a total of nearly $ 6.5 billion. The seventh installment of 2015 earned the most, in which the character of Brian O’Conner appeared for the last time, played by Paul Walker, who died tragically in 2013.
He joined the cast in the fifth installment Dwayne “The Rock” Johnsonwho played the role of a tough federal agent. Some fans were concerned when it was revealed that Johnson did not appear in the ninth installment of the series, which premiered in May of this year.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: Another Series Movies Without Me
Vin Diesel, who plays one of the main roles and producer of the series, at the end of June confirmed the information that for years on the set his relationship with Johnson was far from friendly. As a producer, he explained that he had to do everything to make the films as good as possible.
Johnson himself referred to these words. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter portal, the actor said that the words of Diesel made him amused.
– I think everyone laughed at it. And I’ll leave it that way. I wished them the best. I wish them all the best with ‘Fast and Furious 9’. I wish them luck with the more Fast & Furious sequels they will shoot without me, Johnson said.
According to IMDb.com, there are plans for the tenth edition of “Fast and Furious”, which will consist of two parts.
In August 2020, the “Forbes” magazine reported that from June 2019 to June 2020, Dwayne Johnson earned $ 87.5 million, making him once again the world’s highest-earning actor.
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