Dwayne Johnson will feature in Fast and Furious 7 sequel

Dwayne Johnson will reprise his role as Luke Hobbs in the Furious 7 sequel adding that the movie can't go on without his character.

hollywood Updated: May 18, 2015 16:29 IST
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Hollywood action star

Dwayne Johnson

will reprise his role as Luke Hobbs in the Furious 7 sequel.

The 43-year-old actor also hinted at the chances of the upcoming reboot being revolved around his character, reported Ace Showbiz.

"Of course. It can't go on without Hobbs," he said.

When asked about a solo movie focusing on his character, he said, "We all are interested in it. I just had a big conversation with the studio. So we'll see. I still think for me personally we've created a little bit of space for him in 7 and the gauge is set for what the audience will want. That's my take on it, you know, but a lot of other people have to have input.|"

The eighth installment is set to hit North America on April 14, 2017.

It will be the first film in the franchise without

Paul Walker


Vin Diesel

is expected to reprise his role and so is Kurt Russell from the seventh movie.

James Wan is reportedly eyed to direct again and Eva Mendes from '2 Fast 2 Furious' is rumoured to return as agent Monica Fuentes.

First Published: May 18, 2015 13:48 IST