Date: 10th January 2018

Vin Diesel in talks to play Bloodshot.

Vin Diesel is in early talks to star in Sony's "Bloodshot" science-fiction movie project, based on the Valiant comic character.

Sony’s adaptation of the Valiant Entertainment comic will be directed by Dave Wilson, who worked with Deadpool director Tim Miller at Blur Studios, directing cinematics for video games, including Halo 2, Mass Effect 2, and BioShock Infinite. Academy Award-nominated writer Eric Heisserer (Arrival, The Thing) has penned the script for the film.

"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.

Source: Press Release