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‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ spoilers: 10 times Vin Diesel teased fans

By Conan Altatis / 2016.02.02
"Fast & Furious" star Vin Diesel and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone will co-star in "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage."

Set to be released in 2017, "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" is directed by D.J. Caruso and written by F. Scott Frazier, Michael Ferris and John D. Brancato based on the characters created by Rich Wilkes. It features "Fast & Furious" star Vin Diesel reprising the title role.

Here are 10 incidents when Diesel cannot help but give some teasers to his followers on his social media accounts.

Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor is set to make his debut as an actor in "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage." There are still no details about the character he will play as plot details are being kept confidential.


Timing and precision... The casting of the new XXX gets more exciting everyday.  #Iliveforthisshit

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Dec 14, 2015 at 12:26pm PST

There are rumors that the story of "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" revolves around two teams of tough guys who will go against each other. One of the bad guys Diesel's character will face off against will be played by Russian actor Andrey Ivchenko, Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Sources also told Variety that the character to be played by Toni Colette is a bureaucrat in the intelligence service. The actress received a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role from the 2000 Academy Awards for her role in "The Sixth Sense."

When it comes to diversity, the casting of xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” is commendable. Aside from a mix of black and white actors, there are three Asian actors in the main cast, who are Jet Li, Tony Jaa and Deepika Padukone.


A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Dec 5, 2015 at 9:02pm PST

It appears that Diesel is taking his title role seriously. He has been training hard recently to make sure even his physique meets the requirement of the role.

One from a wardrobe fitting...Slowly returning to Xander.

Posted by Vin Diesel on Friday, January 15, 2016

Diesel's training involves longboard. He seemed to be training so hard that wounds were inevitable. 

Training for Xander is so much fun... can't wait to film this long board sequence that the director showed me.Have a great weekend all...

Posted by Vin Diesel on Friday, January 15, 2016
  

Night training can be a little... Haha.  Welcome to the Xander Zone.

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Jan 17, 2016 at 9:47pm PST

 

Aside from training his for his role, Diesel is also very hands-on when it comes to production. He is confident that they have a topnotch film crew. 

The Director, producers and myself sitting in wonder as we take in the artistry of the many craftsmen that have built...

Posted by Vin Diesel on Saturday, January 30, 2016
  

The “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" star is not all work, no play. He still finds time to relax with Caruso, who is reportedly planning to film in Toronto and the Dominican Republic, and at the end of the day, he just calls the Xander zone magic.  

With DJ the Director of Xander Returns... a break from preproduction training to do a live stream from the ocean.

Posted by Vin Diesel on Friday, January 22, 2016

Excited to make magic... Xander...

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Jan 5, 2016 at 6:52pm PST

Xander zone...

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Jan 15, 2016 at 4:10pm PST

 

Meanwhile, watch Padukone train for "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" here:

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