Why The Rock went back to the gym and gained 9kg of muscle

Good news action movie fans! Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is set to feature in Fast & Furious 8 as Mr. Luke Hobbs.

He made the announcement on his social media, revealing that he has had to put in extra time in the gym to prepare for the role in the

“Been a fun pain grind to put on 20lbs of muscle (wait muscle jiggles right?;) and tip the scales at 260lbs. But it’s time to disrupt this franchise and become the baddest, meanest and most entertaining version of “Luke Hobbs” the franchise has ever seen,” the post read.

In a recent interview, the 44-year-old said, “I will surprise the viewers so much when I return. I might feature in a little scene and before coming back as a completely different character.”

Fast & Furious confirmed that the WWE wrestler would feature in the film, but they did not specify the role.

Johnson first featured on the film in 2011, where he has acted in the 5th, 6th and 7th sequel.

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