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    How Vin Diesel Leveraged His House To Complete 'Riddick.' Maybe He Should've Used Kickstarter

    Well, given what others of his ilk are doing nowadays, and doing successfully, he probably could've taken to Kickstarter to raise the funds he needed, instead of putting his house at risk to complete production on the upcoming movie.

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    Vin Diesel Launches Film Foundation In The Dominican Republic To Train Local Filmmakers

    The short version of the story goes... while doing some location scouting for Hannibal, 8 years ago, in the Dominican Republic, Vin Diesel met with then-president Leonel Fernandez at his request, to discuss ways to bring Hollywood and filmmaking in general to the island.

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    Watch: 3 Clips From 'Riddick,' Vin Diesel Nearly Played Marvel "Phase 3" Character, But Voicing A Talking Tree Instead

    Even before his name became tangled in the web of associations and secrecy that is Marvel's upcoming film slate, Vin Diesel was an absolute master of suggestion — just one “Fast & Furious” tidbit or Riddick-related image was enough to draw speculation to his impressive Facebook page. But then excite...

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    Vin Diesel's 'Hannibal' Trilogy Is Still Alive. Says He's Taking His Time To Get Everything Right

    I lifted the below from a nice profile of Vin Diesel in Variety, in which they tout his patient approach to developing his projects, and emphasis on story, highlighting his early days as a struggling actor, to his current status as Hollywood box office star.

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    Thanks Riddick: Vin Diesel Eyes Another Sci-Fi Franchise With 'Soldiers Of The Sun'

    So, is anyone actually anticipating "Riddick" next month or is Vin Diesel simply delusional about his cachet in the sci-fi realm? Either way, dude seems to love the genre and wants to keep blowing up aliens and mumbling or whatever it is he does.

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    Vin Diesel Will Lead 'Soldiers Of The Sun' In Search Of A City Of Gold While Battling Orcs

    On the heels of this year's global success story that was Fast & Furious 6, and what might also be a global hit in the upcoming Riddick next month, Vin Diesel has sold another sci-fi thriller - this one to Universal - titled Soldiers of the Sun, which Diesel will star in, and produce with Samant...

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    Vin Diesel Plays To Strengths By Voicing Uncommunicative Lump Of Wood In Marvel's 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

    It's been one of the more intriguing movie-news related mysteries of the last few months. Concrete-voiced "Fast & Furious" star Vin Diesel has been hinting on his Facebook page for a little while that he was in discussions with Marvel about taking some kind of role in one of their upcoming projects....

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    Denzel Washington Turned Down Small Role In 'Fast & Furious 7'

    During a longwinded, occasionally entertaining rant about how studios can't seem to formulate new intellectual properties, Deadline's Mike Fleming, Jr. let some biggish news slip: Denzel Washington, who can be seen in this weekend's oddly satisfying shoot 'em up "2 Guns," turned down a "small role" ...

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    'Wrath Of The Titans' Writer Dan Mazeau Takes On Tom Cruise Sci-Fi 'Yukikame' & Vin Diesel Actioner 'World's Most Wanted'

    Names like Michael Bacall or John August fall in that bracket of Hollywood screenwriters who seemingly emerge from nowhere onto high-profile projects, when really their professional clout is informed by the many years of hard work beforehand. Writer Dan Mazeau may not yet have as similar a laundry l...

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    'Riddick' Gets A Grisly Red-Band Trailer

    It looks like Bokeem Woodbine's character gets sliced in this one... sorry. Somebody has to die, right?But he won't be the only one, as you can see in the new red-band trailer below.This time around:

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