Love them or hate them, the Quick & Livid franchise has an extended historical past of nice villains which have pushed Dom Toretto and firm to their breaking factors on a couple of event. And whereas it all the time appeared like Charlize Theron’s Cipher was the epitome of pure evil together with her introduction in Destiny of the Livid, the crafty and harmful cyber-terrorist greater than met her match in Jason Momoa’s Dante Reyes in Quick X.
In an unique clip for the Common Photos House Leisure launch of Quick X, director Louis Leterrier opened up in regards to the Quick X villain and why his character topped every thing that Cipher pulled off within the franchise’s earlier two installments:
Leterrier, who jumped into the director’s chair after Justin Lin’s stunning departure from the undertaking in April 2022, wasn’t alone in considering that Dante was a dynamic and harmful foe for the Toretto crew. Later within the clip, Charlize Theron revealed what sort of impression Jason Momoa made throughout their first scene collectively in the course of the Quick X shoot, saying:
Theron, who is aware of a factor or two about enjoying evil and charismatic characters out and in of the “Quick Saga,” appears to have been greatly surprised by Momoa’s efficiency and over-the-top look, which is definitely one thing that the Recreation of Thrones star pitched himself:
Watching the clip solely reiterates the truth that the stand-out member of the Quick X forged was additionally the actor having probably the most enjoyable making the 2023 motion spectacle. From bringing destruction to Rome to blowing up a dam to being part of one of many franchise’s most annoying scenes, Momoa was firing on all cylinders in his debut.
Whereas the newest entry isn’t the very best Quick & Livid film, Momoa was a spotlight of the film, as identified in CinemaBlend’s official Quick X overview. It’s going to be nice to see how the character is additional developed within the upcoming Quick & Livid 11 (or no matter it finally ends up being referred to as).
You’ll be able to return and relive Jason Momoa’s absurdly enjoyable efficiency as Dante Reyes by grabbing a duplicate of Quick X on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital at on-line retailers like Amazon. After doing that, make sure that to take a look at our breakdown of the Quick X ending to see what’s in retailer when the franchise picks up within the close to future. Additionally, remember to take a look at the opposite nice 2023 DVD releases set for launch within the coming weeks and months.