Vin Diesel in Early Talks to Join ‘Bloodshot’ at Sony
Vin Diesel is in early talks to star in Sony’s “Bloodshot” science-fiction movie project, based on the Valiant comic character.
“Bloodshot” would be produced by Neal Moritz through his Original Films alongside Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani. Moritz is a producer on Diesel’s signature “Fast and Furious” franchise. Dave Wilson is attached to direct and Eric Heisserer (“Arrival”) is writing the screenplay.
“Bloodshot,” first published in 1992, centers on a mortally wounded soldier with powers of regeneration and meta-morphing made possible through nano-machines in his bloodstream. “Bloodshot” was created by Kevin Van Hook, Don Perlin, and Bob Layton in 1992.
Diesel is attached to star in the next three “Fast and Furious” films, scheduled for 2019, 2020, and 2021. He has also been part of the Riddick and “xXx” Xander Cage action franchises. The news was first reported by the Wrap.
Source: Dave McNary