Roman Empire
Muscle & Fitness|August 2019

After battling back from a leukemia diagnosis earlier in the year, WWE Superstar Roman Reigns finds himself making his big-screen debut with his cousin The Rock in Hobbs & Shaw.

Kevin Gray

Tell us about your role in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw?

I play Mateo, one of the brothers of Hobbs who lives on the island of Samoa. It’s kind of funny—we were all trying to decide who’s older and younger on set, because that wasn’t really told to us. I’m, like, the younger middle brother.

What was it like working with Dwayne Johnson?

It was cool. I really enjoy seeing other performers’ processes and the system they have to attack their day. This was such a huge-budget film, so to see how he made this happen, created all these jobs, and allowed so many people to create their passion is cool.

Can you tell us a little about your family’s history in wrestling?

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