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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson shares photo of his character in 'Fast 8'

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Karen Butler
Cast member Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of the motion picture crime thriller Furious 7 at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 1, 2015. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Cast member Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of the motion picture crime thriller "Furious 7" at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 1, 2015. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has shared on Instagram a first glimpse of his character Hobbs in the next installment in the Fast and Furious film franchise.

The black-and-white image shows the actor bearded and bald, wearing a tank top, jeans and a leather vest, while standing by a barb wire fence.

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"When you strip a man of all he has. All that's important to him. You force him to return to his roots.. and sometimes that's a very dangerous and twisted place," reads a message accompanying the photo.

"If I was going to return for another FAST & FURIOUS I wanted to come in and disrupt the franchise in a cool way that got fans fired up and their blood pumping to see a new version of Hobbs and his 'Daddy's gotta go to work' mentality and set the table in a cool way for where the character goes in the future. Maybe it's a spinoff movie. Maybe it's more #FF movies. Or hell maybe Hobbs just gets on his motorcycle and rides off into the sunset never to be seen again. Either way, I've had a solid first week of shooting, good to be back with the ohana, good to work again w/ my bud and director F. Gary Gray and our home studio of UNIVERSAL, as always have been the best partners to me and my #SevenBucksProds team. Most importantly... you guys around the world will really dig this new version of the role, 'cause as we always say, disrupters dent the universe. #Hobbs #TwistedRoots #1Disrupter #1Savage #F8."

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Fast 8 is scheduled to be released on April 14, 2017.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: #HOBBS #F8 When you strip a man of all he has. All that's important to him. You force him to return to his roots.. and sometimes that's a very dangerous and twisted place. If I was going to return for another FAST & FURIOUS I wanted to come in and disrupt the franchise in a cool way that got fans fired up and their blood pumping to see a new version of Hobbs and his "Daddy's gotta go to work" mentality and set the table in a cool way for where the character goes in the future. Maybe it's a spinoff movie. Maybe it's more #FF movies. Or hell maybe Hobbs just gets on his motorcycle and rides off into the sunset never to be seen again. Either way, I've had a solid first week of shooting, good to be back with the ohana, good to work again w/ my bud and director F. Gary Gray and our home studio of UNIVERSAL, as always have been the best partners to me and my #SevenBucksProds team. Most importantly... you guys around the world will really dig this new version of the role, 'cause as we always say, disrupters dent the universe. #Hobbs #TwistedRoots #1Disrupter #1Savage #F8

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