- Aug 30, 2018
Fast & Furious has a connection to The Italian Job (2003).
'The Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw' director David Leitch reveals what Dwayne Johnson brought from the ring, what Jason Statham brought from other movies and which other celebrities Leitch brought into the family.
"I always hoped that that would get some traction and we could talk about it on online forums. Honestly, I’ll leave that open to everyone’s interpretation in what sort of mythology they want to put to it. For us, it was a sort of fun meta nod to the fact that Jason does a lot of car movies."
Blink and you'll miss it.
I don't think it's canon though."We were just having fun in sort of a meta way with Jason. That had been in and out in different versions cause it was kind of an Improv on the day. In hindsight maybe we should've had The Transporter car there too. But I don't mind if people want to think that Shaw was undercover in The Italian Job. That's great. Let's make Italian Job 2 and combine the worlds! It's all good. I think it's fun to explore all these crazy avenues in these movies and as long as the audience is having fun and going along for the ride, then then why not?"