From John Cena to Ronda Rousey, Six WWE Superstars Who Have Appeared in Fast and Furious Movies

Published 06/25/2021, 9:00 PM EDT


Numerous WWE Superstars have transitioned to Hollywood. However, the Fast and Furious franchise has witnessed the most number of Superstars such as Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey, John Cena, The Rock, and others.

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

The Great One appeared in Fast Five for the first time as Luke Hobbs. He played the role of a member of the Diplomatic Security Service. Since then, he has played crucial roles in all the movies.

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Each of the segments he was in has been intense, thrilling, and most of them packed with action. He started off as enemies with the main character, Dominik Toretto (Vin Diesel), but ended the movie as his ally.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – APRIL 1: Dwayne ”The Rock” Johnson looks on during his match against John Cena during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey

The Baddest Woman on the Planet made her debut in Fast and Furious 7. She was a part of the action filled segment where she fought one of the main characters (Letty).

She pulled off several of her signature moves during the fight sequence, including Roman Reigns’ Superman Punch. Even though she played a brief role, it was the perfect way to showcase her immense talents as a fighter.

ANAHEIM, CA – FEBRUARY 23: Ronda Rousey celebrates her UFC Bantamweight Title over Liz Carmouche at Honda Center on February 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Roman Reigns

Coming to Fast and Furious 9, we saw the massive debut of The Tribal Chief. He made an appearance as a part of the Hobbs family as Mateo. The movie brought Roman Reigns and The Rock’s relationship to life, when it presented them as brothers.

While Reigns and The Rock aren’t blood related, they’ve often referred to one another as cousins.

The Great One and The Tribal Chief work together in an action filled sequence where Reigns pulls off a Samoan Drop as well.

The Usos never appeared in the movies but the term “Uso” was used several times.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Roman Reigns and Dwayne Johnson attend the Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)

The Big Show (Paul Wight)

While Paul Wight did not appear in any of the movies, he voiced a character in the animated version – Fast and Furious, Spy Racers.

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John Cena

The Invisible Man himself made his debut at Fast 9 where he played the role of Jacob Toretto. The movie is due for release soon, and the fans can’t wait any longer!

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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