Hobbs & Shaw: The Rock REVEALS why Keanu Reeves was considered but NOT taken on board as Eteon's director

Keanu Reeves was originally being considered for the role of Eteon's director in The Rock and Jason Statham starrer Hobbs & Shaw. Dwayne Johnson revealed why Keanu eventually was not on board for the David Leitch directorial.
The Rock revealed that negotiations were taking place for Keanu Reeves to star in Hobbs & Shaw.The Rock revealed that negotiations were taking place for Keanu Reeves to star in Hobbs & Shaw.
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Hobbs & Shaw is the first spin-off movie in The Fast and the Furious franchise which is based on Luke Hobbs (The Rock) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham). Along with Dwayne Johnson and Jason, Hobbs & Shaw also stars Idris Elba, Vaness Kirby and Helen Mirren. In what was a pleasant surprise, we also got two epic cameos from Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Hart. While Idris may have seemed like the main villain, it was actually the terrorist organisation Eteon. Eteon director's identity is currently under wraps, but initially, Keanu Reeves was in talks to take up the mantle.

While talking to Screen Rant, The Rock confirmed that he did indeed speak to Keanu about being a part of Hobbs & Shaw. "Originally, Keanu was the goal. We were talking, and it just didn’t feel right creatively. ...He and I talked, and I totally got it. And it wound up being the best thing, so now we leave that open for the future," Dwayne revealed. Ever since the movie released, the intrigue factor for the revelation of Eteon's director has increased and hence, there's still a possibility of seeing Keanu in The Fast and the Furious franchise!

Would you have liked to see Keanu Reeves as Eteon's director in Hobbs & Shaw? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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Meanwhile, Hobbs & Shaw has successfully crossed the Rs 50 crore mark at the India box-office. In regards to the global box-office, the opening weekend for Hobbs & Shaw saw the F&F franchise collect $180 million.

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Yes to Keanu for the role!

YES !!!!! OMG!!!

yes... we want keanu reeves for eteon's role....

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