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Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
The Fast & the Nick Fury-ous?

27 June 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Facebook

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Fast & Furious 6, Vin Diesel

That Vin Diesel certainly knows how to drum up publicity and keep his fans in the loop at the same time. Not content with being a one-man press outlet for details on the new Riddick adventure for months, he’s now dropped a tiny hint about Marvel approaching him to talk about… something.

As of right now, all we have to go on is a sneaky postscript on Diesel’s latest Facebook status, which simply reads, “Marvel has requested a meeting... no idea what for... haha, you probably know better than me...”

Though we’re not sure Marvel will exactly appreciate him revealing such a thing, it’s not like he’s given away much. For all we know, they’re all just huge fans of the Fast & Furious franchise and just want to get an autograph from the man who lives life a quarter mile at a time.

The possibilities, however, are endless. Is he in contention to play Thanos in future Marvel movies including The Avengers 2? Or is he going to be part of some new, still-to-be-announced movie? Vin Diesel as Ant-Man? (No, we don’t see that one either). Given his iconic tonsil work on The Iron Giant, maybe we could see (or hear) him voicing Rocket Raccoon for Guardians Of The Galaxy...

So far, everything is simple speculation – but it’s such fun to speculate. So let us know in the comments and on Twitter what you think Diesel would be right for. Expect denials, rejections and silence from Marvel until the company has something to report, should that actually happen.


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The Watcher...
...would be hilarious - "Why are you here?" "ERRM HERR TO OBZERRV IMPOTANT MOMINTS IN HISTEREEHH" More

Posted by christofurr at 15:22 on 28 June 2013 | Report This Post

I have a Vision...
I'm guessing he'd be the Vision in Avengers 2?? More

Posted by betsy101 at 14:05 on 28 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
L: musht L: Beno Silver Surfer maybe?? Do Marvel own that character?? he's part of the FF deal with FOX hats it then!! es playing J Jonah Jameson ...... or no f*cker!!! More

Posted by Beno at 21:49 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
L: Beno Silver Surfer maybe?? Do Marvel own that character?? he's part of the FF deal with FOX More

Posted by musht at 21:17 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
Silver Surfer maybe?? Do Marvel own that character?? More

Posted by Beno at 20:31 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
Vision??? More

Posted by bydabeachman at 19:44 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Really?
Guess u could cover him in bodypaint and have the vision. More

Posted by Epic alan at 17:14 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Kingpin
He would be wicked as Kingpin. More

Posted by djshaiguy at 16:23 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Speedos
Ages ago there was a rumor he was in talks to play the sub-mariner, Namor. That would be an interesting challenge, makes talking racoons look easy. More

Posted by richard_wl1978 at 14:16 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

It's CAGE!!
I'll let you all in a little secret...Vin is in talks for Luke Cage :) More

Posted by whitelighter at 13:42 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
Kingpin? More

Posted by paolo verdi at 13:17 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Whoever said The Thing...
....good cal, only issue is Marvel don't own rights of course. More

Posted by spideed2 at 12:20 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Hopefully the Marvel dudes are...
...meeting Diesel to tell him he's never going to star in one of their movies. Such a bad actor, it hurts. More

Posted by Porter at 11:52 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Vin Diesel Says Marvel Wants A Meeting
Rocket's casting announcement is long overdue... whoever they cast is probably already in advanced talks. I think that it is safe to rule out GOTG now that they are ready to start filming. It is very unlikely that Marvel would be just kicking off discussions for a substantial role now, either it's minor or it's not happening. That would mean Avengers 2 and beyond. Joss Whedon is certainly in the process of casting Avengers 2 right now, He has just cast Quicksilver and is presuma More

Posted by jaideco at 11:39 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: The Thing
If it's Marvel asking for a meeting it can't be Fantastic Four related as they don't own the rights Possibly Punisher if they gave him a wig? More

Posted by ChudMonkey at 11:38 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

The Thing
He'd be a great fit for The Thing and the Fantastic Four reboot, although one movie website actually suggested he could be Dr. Strange...REALLY???!!! More

Posted by evs75 at 11:11 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

marvel havne't got the rights to the FF so he won't be Dr Doom. Got to be something Guardians related. More

Posted by NateDrake007 at 11:04 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: My money is on....
L: willy2fly Vin voicing Rocket Racoon in GOTG. That's what they are still casting for at the moment I believe. I think he would be a fantastic choice. Just the right mix of laconic gruff. 'm with you there! It's about time there was a new GOTG announcement seeing as Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, John C.Reilly and Michael Rooker have been on board for some time now. Vin Diesel voicing Rocket Racoon - Excellent! e would also make a really good Luke Cage! Just sayin........ More

Posted by Artoo at 10:30 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Blade ???
Is Blade a Marvel thang ? Could be rebooting that with big Vin ? More

Posted by fozzie2604 at 10:29 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

My money is on....
Vin voicing Rocket Racoon in GOTG. That's what they are still casting for at the moment I believe. I think he would be a fantastic choice. Just the right mix of laconic gruff. More

Posted by willy2fly at 09:21 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

The Thing in F4 reeboot?? More

Posted by Beno at 08:25 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

Or maybe...
Dr Doom?!! More

Posted by bdgr at 08:10 on 27 June 2013 | Report This Post

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