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Dwayne Johnson omits Vin Diesel from Fast 8 wrap shout-out

Published 20/08/2016

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

Reports suggest the two action men didn't get along on the set of the new movie.

Dwayne Johnson has made it clear his Fast 8 feud is with Vin Diesel after failing to namecheck his castmate in his end-of-shoot shout-out.

The action man took to Instagram on Friday (19Aug16) to thank everyone involved with the film - but producer and star Diesel was noticeably absent.

"Finished strong and on to the next. That's an officially (sic) wrap on #FastandFurious8," Johnson wrote below a shot of himself posing by the open door of a private jet. "Thank you to our director @fgarygray (F. Gary Gray) for the vision and execution. Thank you UNIVERSAL for being tremendous partners as always, thank you to all my fellow co-stars for the daily effort and grind.

"Scott Eastwood you handsome sumb**ch! Natalie Emmanuel I have a cold Budweiser ready for you and Tyrese Gibson you still have the biggest smile and forehead I've ever seen."

He added, "And a huge THANK YOU to our hard working production crew - the backbone of our business. Your kind words meant a lot to me last night - thank you!

"In the end, we all rallied, as great teams do, kicked a** and will deliver an amazing movie to the world. Proud of our entire FAST FAMILY."

The former wrestler, who reprises his role as government agent Luke Hobbs for the fourth time in the upcoming action movie, had some choice words for at least one castmate in a rant he posted earlier this month (08Aug16).

"There's no other franchise that gets my blood boiling more than this one," he wrote on Instagram. "An incredible hard working crew. UNIVERSAL has been great partners as well. My female co-stars are always amazing and I love 'em. My male co-stars however are a different story...

"Some conduct themselves as stand up men and true professionals, while others don't. The ones that don't are too chicken s**t to do anything about it anyway... When you watch this movie next April and it seems like I'm not acting in some of these scenes and my blood is legit boiling - you're right."

It has since been confirmed that his ire was aimed at Diesel.

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