Vanessa Kirby joins the cast of Fast and Furious spin-off

Vanessa Kirby. (Getty Images)
Vanessa Kirby. (Getty Images)

Cape Town – Vanessa Kirby best known for playing Princess Margaret in Netflix’s The Crown has joined the cast of the Fast and Furious spin-off. 

We reported earlier that Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham will reprise their roles as Agent Luke Hobbs (Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Statham).

The film titled Hobbs & Shaw will see the pair team up to embark on a special mission report CinemaBlend.

According to Variety Vanessa will play Deckard’s sister a MI-5 agent. 

Dwayne confirmed the news of her casting on Instagram. Alongside a screenshot of the Variety article he wrote: “She’s a sharp one. Welcome the very talented @vanessa__kirby to our “HOBBS & SHAW” Fast & Furious spin off movie.  We spent some time together and chopped it up - great chick and a BAFTA winning bad ass who’s perfect for the role. Welcome to the Hobbs & Shaw ohana! Production begins this September.(sic)”


Vanessa won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series in 2018 for her role in The Crown.

Helen Bonham Carter will take over the role of Princess Margaret for seasons 3 and 4.

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