Jason Statham has been discussing his upcoming role in the Fast & Furious series, after his brief appearance in Fast & Furious 6, alongside Dwayne Johnson.
Statham is set to star in Fast & Furious 7 after showing up at the end of its predecessor. The actor has been talking about his character, how he will fit into the film, and has stated that he might not actually be playing a villain.
Statham told ComingSoon.net, “I’m gonna do what I do. “Obviously we’re trying to work out now what angle to come from. Some people say, ‘Wait, are you gonna be the villain? The guy who threatens the world and wants to blow everything up?’ No.”
He failed to talk about the kind of villain he’ll be playing, proclaiming, “I’m not gonna say what I’m gonna be. The spoilers are the worst, when people already know what you’re gonna do when you come and do it. ‘You told us last year that’s what you was gonna do and so you did it.’ I’m gonna try and keep my mouth shut and not say what I’m gonna be doing.”
The English action star has also revealed that he will be filming the two movies back-to-back, stating, “I’m gonna be able to do the two back-to-back. It’s great to have tow ensemble pieces where the weight’s not on my shoulders. I’m just gonna have a little fun and enjoy myself.”
He also talked about people’s reaction to his appearance, noting, “It’s fantastic. A lot of people have said it today and I’m like, ‘Really? Is everyone outside saying the same thing?’ You must be number ten who said it today, they say it goes nuts. That’s just the best news I’ve ever heard, it’s fantastic to hear that!
What do you think of the fact that Jason Statham is joining the Fast and the Furious team?