“hobbs & shaw”: partners in crime fighting…and menswear

by MR Magazine Staff

Unless you’ve been living under the Rock’s Hummer, you know that Hobbs & Shaw is the new spinoff from the almost two-decade-old Fast & Furious franchise, which at this point is basically competing with the Kennedy family for most significant legacy in the American imagination. But you might not know that, like that other dynasty, it is a primal story of menswear. One indomitable lone wolf from “far away”—Jason Statham, as the Brit Deckard Shaw, a lawless assassin who mows through life like Brexit incarnate—must join forces against evil with a team player from everyone’s paradise: Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs, the Los Angeles family man, who is a loyal agent in the United States Diplomatic Security Service, and whose giant, tiger-sized arms seem more likely to hug than punch you. Read more at GQ.