'Bloodshot' Production Has Started, According to Vin Diesel's Recent Video

Vin Diesel is no stranger to comic book titles and films at this point, and he's not stopping anytime soon. The next funny-papers-themed flick the actor is tackling is Valiant Comics' property Bloodshot.

'Bloodshot' Production Has Started, According to Vin Diesel's Recent Video
The voice behind Groot (and the Iron Giant) Vin Diesel at the Avengers: Infinity War purple carpet.
Photo by Mike Tuffley

Today on his personal Instagram account, Vin Diesel posted a video featuring the news that production on Bloodshot has begun.

Dave Wilson (Avengers: Age of Ultron) is on board to direct the film about Angelo Mortalli, aka Bloodshot (who Diesel is playing), a former soldier with the powers of regeneration and shapeshifting. He also has the ability to interface directly with technology thanks to a bloodstream full of nano-computers.

'Bloodshot' Production Has Started, According to Vin Diesel's Recent Video

The Sony release is (obviously) being fast-tracked, and it's possibly one of the scheduling reasons why the already announced Silver and Black Spider-Man universe spinoff film is on hold.

There is no set release date for the film yet, but we're expecting something to be announced before the end of the year.

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Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

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