Since the announcement that the popular movie franchise “Fast and Furious” will get a spin-off called “Hobbs and Shaw”, this movie became one of the most anticipated. It has been said that the movie will be produced by Universal Pictures. The movie will star characters from “Fast and Furious” movies played by Jason Statham and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. One new character will be played by Idris Elba.
What Is Trailer Saying to the Audience?
If you look at the length of the trailer you will see that it is three minutes long. This is pretty unusual for a trailer of any kind. Usually, trailers are about a minute or the minute and a half long. The trailer for this movie looks like a short movie. We can presume that the director and producers wanted to show to the audience what they can expect from a movie. For that peeking is just not enough.
A New Character
In the last few years, Idris Elba became one of the most prominent actors in the world. His tv show “Luther” made him so popular that almost any new blockbuster tries to hire him. Some are even saying that he will be the new James Bond. However, in “Hobbs and Shaw” Elba will star as the major antagonist. From the trailer, we can see that he looks like some kind of futuristic unstoppable soldier. His character dominates the trailer.
The Familiar Heroes
Anyone who watched some of the “Fast and Furious” movies knows who Deckard Shaw (Statham) and Luke Hobbs (Johnson) are. They have been a big part of last third installments of this famous franchise. These two characters became the fan favorites almost instantly. We know that these two characters are not friends. Because of that producers decide to include War`s song “Why can`t we be friends”. Pretty funny.
Saving the World
The trailer shows us that the characters have the task of saving the world. We can surely say that the stake in higher than ever in this franchise. The teaming up of these characters who don`t like each other is a thing that could prove to be very interesting. They are teamed up to save the world. And the biggest threat to the world is Idris Elba`s character called Brixton. According to the trailer, we can see that we will see a lot of action. We think that this trailer will help most of the audience in their decision to go to their local theater and buy themselves a ticket.
The History of the Franchise
The first “Fast and Furious” movie was a small and modest movie with a budget of $38 million. It was directed by Rob Cohen. This movie was a success, which immediately triggered the making of future sequels, and now spin-offs. “Hobbs and Shaw” will be the ninth movie in the franchise. The whole franchise made over five billion dollars and the eight one was the one who made the most profit. This ensures that will see more of them in the future.