Here’s How Fast X Brought Dwayne Johnson Back Into the Family

“Fast X” additionally brings again Gal Gadot in a cameo as Gisele Yashar. Like Dwayne Johnson, John Cena (“Peacemaker”), and “Fast X” newcomer Jason Momoa (“Aquaman”), Gadot has headlined her personal DC superhero property outdoors the “Fast & Furious” franchise. She was final seen making a Wonder Woman cameo in “Shazam: Fury of the Gods,” which featured “Fast X” costar Helen Mirren because the villain.

The failure of “Black Adam” to alter the hierarchy of income or energy within the DC universe could have helped lead Johnson again to the “Fast & Furious” franchise. Maybe he is jonesing to make “Hobbs & Shaw 2” occur now that his DC days appear to be achieved. Or possibly he simply genuinely had a change of coronary heart, as evidenced by the remorse he expressed over his feud with Vin Diesel, even earlier than “Black Adam” hit theaters. Louis Letterier appears to assume it was merely a matter of Johnson seeing “Fast X,” loving it, and eager to be part of the franchise once more:

“He came to see the movie and really loved it, and then we started talking. It was very smooth, and frankly, as a fan, I could not conceive continuing the franchise without either Dwayne or Gal Gadot. This franchise was built by actors and characters. The set pieces are wonderful. They keep you entertained and keep you shoving popcorn in your mouth, but the characters make this franchise what it is.”

“Fast X” is in theaters now.

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