‘Hobbs And Shaw’ Star Dwayne Johnson Throws Shade At Tyrese Gibson With Box Office Update

Hobbs and Shaw star Dwayne Johnson just threw shade at Tyrese Gibson with a box office update on the Fast and Furious spin-off.

The tension between Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Gibson over Hobbs and Shaw only escalated further recently when the Hobbs and Shaw star posted the global box office update of the Fast and Furious spin-off film to his Instagram page. For those keeping score, Tyrese Gibson wrote a post stating that the Hobbs and Shaw global opening of $181 million wasn’t a win, though he did slyly say he’d like to see Dwayne Johnson return to the main Fast and Furious films.

Most recently, Dwayne Johnson returned fire with his own post dismissing Tyrese Gibson’s previous comments while celebrating Hobbs and Shaw‘s global box office returns of $700 million, an impressive feat. But Dwayne Johnson’s shot at Tyrese Gibson cheekily says “Assassins quietly play chess loud clowns play checkers.” Shots fired. Take a look at Dwayne Johnson’s post below to see his full comments.

What do you make of the Hobbs and Shaw feud between Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Gibson? Let us know in the comments.

Here is the official synopsis for Dwayne Johnson’s Hobbs and Shaw:

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Johnson), a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever — and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who just happens to be Shaw’s sister — these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves. Hobbs & Shaw blasts open a new door in the Fast universe as it hurtles action across the globe, from Los Angeles to London and from the toxic wasteland of Chernobyl to the lush beauty of Samoa.

Directed by David Leitch from a script written by Chris Morgan, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, and Helen Mirren.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

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