It's now been nearly a year since Universal revealed that Vin Diesel's skull fits perfectly into the dimple left by Telly Savalas, attaching Diesel as the lead in their Kojak remake. The project had seemed largely forgotten as Diesel returned his attention to voicing big clunky creatures and driving places, but last night the actor seemed to suggest a director has been found--or at least is being pursued--for the film. Responding to a fan's question of what director he'd like to work with, Diesel took to his usual forum, Facebook, to say, "Kojak... New York... Ang Lee..." So it sounds like Lee could be in talks to direct America's favorite smooth, large, grumbling car-wrecker. Hopefully that works out better than it did with Hulk.
Using the same casting strategy that led Ving Rhames to play the title role in USA's short-lived revival of Kojak, Universal Pictures has decided the similarly already-bald Vin Diesel is just the conveniently shorn guy to assume the part in a feature film. It just seemed easies... / Continue →
Gerard Butler and Vin Diesel may be teaming up for a video game adaptation in which, why yes, in fact they will go around shooting dudes. The two have reportedly been offered the leads in Kane & Lynch, Nu Image/Millennium Films' long-contemplated adaptation of a game about a co... / Continue →
Comically over-developed infant Vin Diesel is working on another sci-fi franchise, should Riddick and Guardians of the Galaxy not provide enough Diesel for our fictional future needs. THR reports that the smooth brute and Grace of Monaco writer Arash Amel are teaming for Soldie... / Continue →