Vin Diesel will star in and produce an action-comedy for the producers of “Miles 22” and “Den of Thieves”, says Variety.
Designed to be a franchise, “Muscle” was brought to STX by producers Reginald Hudlin and Byron Phillips. Diesel will also produce with sister Samantha Vincent.
“I’ve known Vin for more than a decade after working closely with him on the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise and I’m excited for him to return to this genre,” said Adam Fogelson, chairman of STXfilms. “’Muscle’ is the perfect blend of action and comedy that his millions of devoted fans around the world have come to love him for, and we believe has the potential to become his next big, signature franchise.”
STXfilms are keeping the logline for the film under wraps. There’s also no shoot date set.