Vin Diesel opens up about his clash with Dwayne Johnson on Fast & Furious: “It was cow love”

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The two muscular stars have fought for power in the lucrative franchise. A quarrel on which Vin Diesel returns today.

After making an appearance in several installments of the franchise Fast & Furious, Dwayne johnson decided to take his cliques and his slaps and go do his spin-off solo, or rather in duet with Jason Statham.

A clash with Vin Diesel quickly brought to the public. And that moderates the latter today in an interview with Men’s Health. According to him, this animosity comes from the fact that they both fought to achieve the best performance on the films of the saga:

“He was a difficult character to play, the character of Hobbs“, explains Diesel about the character played by Dwayne johnson, hinting that he pushed his playmate to get the best of him: “My approach at the time was cow love, to help take this performance to where it needed to be. As a producer I was like: OK, we’ll take Dwayne johnson, which is associated with the world of wrestling, and we’re going to force this cinematic world, the viewers, to see his character as someone they don’t know.

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The Rock will surely appreciate the remark. And Vin Diesel to clarify that he is ultimately very happy with Johnson’s performance, faithful to the character he had in mind: “Hobbs hits you like a ton of bricks. It’s something I’m proud of, this aesthetic. It took a lot of work. We had to get there and sometimes, at that point, I could do in love. cow. Not like (Frederico) Fellini either, but I did what I had to do, as I do on all the productions I work on. “.

Fast and Furious 9 will be released in France on July 14 at the cinema.

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