Roman Reigns Joins Dwayne Johnson in Fast and Furious Spinoff
The WWE star Roman Reigns has not made any appearances in the WWE telecast recently. But that’s not because he is enjoying a break. Reigns had been battling leukemia and his physical condition does not allow him to exert himself in the ring. But well, now Reigns has been trying his luck in acting. And has decided to partner up with none other than Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming Fast and Furious spinoff. He’ll be joining his distant cousin for his silver screen debut in Hobbs and Shaw. Needless to say, the Rock is more than just delighted to also have his cousin on board especially since he has been recovering from an exhausting illness. But its not only Johnson who is excited, but fans of the WWE champion everywhere!
Roman Reigns and Dwayne Johnson Reunite For Hobbs and Shaw Movie
Reigns will be making his silver screen debut acting along side his real cousin. And surprisingly enough, he’ll be playing Rock’s brother. Now that the two have teamed up, Johnson took to Instagram to share his excitement that his cousin is now on board. And after all, he wants to cherish time with Reigns as he recovers from his battle with leukemia.
In his Instagram post, The Rock gave out a little Hobbs and Shaw exclusive. He announced that Reigns would now officially be playing his brother in the Fast and Furious spinoff. And that he was proud of his focus, effort and authentic performance which he delivered for his first ever film. He added that he was very happy to spend time with his cousin out there as Reigns battled his cancer. Dwayne Johnson also claimed that Reigns’ perseverance and humility throughout all this had inspired their family and millions of people in the WWE universe. He concluded saying that he could not wait to see the ‘Big Dog’ return to the ring.
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The brothers’ roar. A lil’ HOBBS & SHAW exclusive. Good times droppin’ sweat and spillin’ blood with my family, @RomanReigns who’ll be playing my brother in our FAST & FURIOUS UNIVERSE. I’m very proud of his focus, effort and authentic performance in our movie for his very first time on film. I’m also very grateful to spend this quality time with my cousin here in the islands as he takes life one day at a time to recover from leukemia. His perseverance and humility battling this challenge has inspired our entire family as well as millions around the world in our beloved @WWE Universe. Can’t wait to see the “Big Dog” return back to the ring – his positive & focused mindset to return is straight up next level. Til’ then, this sacred Samoan 🇼🇸 ground you stand on is nourished with our ancestors blood. Today, we nourish it with yours. #WelcomeRomanReigns #Brothers #HobbsAndShaw THIS SUMMER 🔥💪🏾 @hhgarcia41 📸
This Fast and Furious spinoff is all set for release this August. And can people wait for Hobbs and Shaw which now stars Roman Reigns along with Dwayne Johnson?