Hobbs & Shaw are almost here, and they’re not coming to play backgammon.
The final trailer for the Fast & Furious spin-off dropped today on the franchise’s official YouTube channel, and it basically promises the maximum amount of over-the-top action, snarky one-liners, and general badassery that can possibly be stuffed into one movie.
The flick will see Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) putting aside the fact that they kind of hate each other to go toe-to-toe with genetically enhanced agent of chaos Brixton (Idris Elba) who intends to unleash biological warfare on an unsuspecting world. As far as that sounds from the narrative ground trod by your average Fast & Furious picture, the new spot also reminds us that it is indeed of that franchise by opening with an extended car chase through the streets of London.
And what a chase it is. As they’re pursued in their (presumably souped-up) car by Brixton on a motorcycle, Hobbs, Shaw, and Shaw’s MI6 agent…