It doesn’t look like Dwayne Johnson will probably be returning to the “Quick & Livid” franchise anytime quickly.
After his former co-star, Vin Diesel, addressed their apparently palpable tension last month, Johnson, 49, stated he thought Diesel’s feedback — wherein he spoke about having to provide his co-stars “a lot of tough love” — have been laughable.
“I laughed and I laughed laborious,” he said in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, which posted Wednesday. “I feel everybody had amusing at that. And I’ll go away it at that. And that I’ve wished them nicely. I want them nicely on ‘Quick 9.’ And I want them the very best of luck on ‘Quick 10’ and ‘Quick 11’ and the remainder of the ‘Quick & Livid’ films they try this will probably be with out me.”
The 2 have been in a feud since wrapping up manufacturing of “The Destiny of the Livid” in 2016. Whereas filming, Johnson made scathing comments about a number of unnamed male co-stars, calling them “sweet a–es.”
“Some conduct themselves as stand-up males and true professionals, whereas others don’t,” he wrote in an Instagram put up. “Those that don’t are too hen s–t to do something about it anyway. Sweet a–es. Once you watch this film subsequent April and it looks like I’m not appearing in a few of these scenes and my blood is legit boiling — you’re proper.”
It was rumored that the actor was referring to Diesel for always being late to set, criticizing his co-stars’ appearing expertise and being tough to work with.
Diesel, 54, later instructed Males’s Well being that this harsh criticism was purposeful.
“I might do something I’d should do to be able to get performances in something I’m producing,” he stated. “It was a tricky character to embody, the Hobbs character. My strategy on the time was plenty of powerful love to help in getting that efficiency the place it wanted to be.”
Johnson appeared as agent Luke Hobbs in 4 of the movies, in addition to the spinoff film “Quick & Livid Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.” He didn’t return for the franchise’s most recent installment, “F9,” which also stars Jordana Brewster.
Two extra movies are reportedly set to observe “F9,” with director Justin Lin to return for each.