Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson wanted Jason Momoa to play his brother in Fast & Furious spinoff, Hobbs & Shaw

These two actors both lived in Honolulu, are both around 6'4" and have both starred in huge global franchises - and they could be playing brothers in a future Fast and Furious spinoff.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Jason Momoa could be set to share the screen. The Rock wanted Momoa to play his on-screen brother in the upcoming film, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. 

"Me and Momoa tried hard to get him in this movie to play my brother, but his schedule was too packed," The Rock explained on an Instagram post earlier this year.

Jason Momoa walking on the red carpet at the 91st Academy Awards Oscars Ceremony.
Jason Momoa walking on the red carpet at the 91st Academy Awards Oscars Ceremony. Photo credit: AAP

The film features Fast and Furious characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, reprised by Johnson and Jason Statham respectively. The forthcoming flick also stars Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby and Helen Mirren.

Hobbs & Shaw will feature a few other familiar faces. Veteran New Zealand actor Cliff Curtis will appear as a Hobbs brother, alongside fellow Kiwi actor John Tui, who has appeared in Power Rangers, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Sione's Wedding.

WWE star Roman Reigns and former American football linebacker Josh Mauga will also star as brothers in the Hobbs family.

"In Samoa, we have a word that means everything to us - AIGA - which means FAMILY," The Rock captioned an Instagram picture of himself with Curtis, Mauga, Reigns and Tui.

"My name is Luke Hobbs and these are my four brothers."

The Rock has been cast as DC Extended Universe character Black Adam, while Momoa will be kept busy in the DCEU as an Aquaman sequel is in development.

Although Momoa's conflicting schedule and Aquaman duties prevented him from taking on a Hobbs brother this time around, The Rock remains hopeful that the two can team up for a future instalment.

"Next Hobbs movie for sure."

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw will be released on August 2.

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