Is Vin Diesel a big success as part of the “Fast & Furious” franchise? There’s no question. Outside of it? Well, that’s debatable. He’s had his hits and misses, but generally speaking, audiences want him driving a car into another car, or making it jump over or through buildings or landmarks. And so, we’ll see if any of the ticket buyers that made “Furious 7” a billion dollar, record smashing hit, will take a chance on the dodgy looking “The Last Witch Hunter.”
The first trailer has arrived for the movie which finds Vin, who has to fight an uprising of witches in modern day New York City, without the aide of nitrous powered vehicles. All he’ll have is a weird accent and gravitas, and oh yeah, some kind of badass sword or something. The supporting cast includes Michael Caine, Elijah Wood, and Rose Leslie, while Breck Eisner (“Sahara,” “The Crazies“) makes it happen from behind the camera.
“The Last Witch Hunter” arrives on October 23rd.