It's looking like Hobbs and Shaw 2 is practically guaranteed at this point. Hobbs & Shaw is a certifiable, massive hit as the Fast & Furious
spin-off has officially crossed $700 million at the global box office. And, while it's become increasingly important for studios to have major blockbusters earn a lot of money internationally, there is a strong emphasis on global with this one. Whether or not that ultimately matters is up for debate and remains an interesting topic of discussion. Either way, this all but ensures a sequel will get made.
According to a new report, Universal Pictures
has declared Hobbs & Shaw has made it over the $700 million mark. Interestingly, this includes just $160.2 million in North America. For contrast, the spin-off, which stars Dwayne Johnson
and Jason Statham
, has grossed $175 million in China, and counting. This is particularly noteworthy because, for the moment, Hobbs & Shaw has the lowest domestic gross of