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Vin Diesel in talks to play superhero Bloodshot

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Fast and Furious" star Diesel is reportedly in talks to play superhero Bloodsht in Sony's movie adaptation of the comic book series.

Diesel is not new to the world of superheroes. He voiced the character of Groot in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy", reported

Originally created in 1992 by Kevin Van Hook, Don Perlin, and Bob Layton, is a former soldier named Ray Garrison who gains superpowers after he is injected with experimental nanites by the mysterious Project Rising Spirit.

He gains a white skin and red eyes and the nanites allow to regenerate from any wound, making him an ideal assassin.

is planned to be part of a five-universe from and


The is being directed by while "Arrival" is writing the screenplay.

is planning a 2019 release for the

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 17:45 IST
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