PIC: Vin Diesel is in Cape Town to film new movie

Vin Diesel. (Getty Images)
Vin Diesel. (Getty Images)

Cape Town – Fast and the Furious star Vin Diesel is in Cape Town and has nothing but love for the city. 

The 51-year-old shared a selfie on Instagram with Table Mountain as the backdrop. 

Alongside the photo he wrote: “Table Mountain... what a beautiful Country... All love.”


Table Mountain... what a beautiful Country... All love.

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Diesel is reportedly in the Mother City to shoot his new film Bloodshot.

According to Omega Underground filming is expected to begin on Monday 6 August with scenes most likely to be filmed at the Cape Town Studios.

The film is adapted from Valiant Comics published in the 1990s.

It centres on Ray Garrison aka Bloodshot is a former soldier who is brought back from the dead through nano-technology and has all his memories erased. He is on a mission to seek revenge on those who turned him into an experiment. 

Dave Wilson will make his directorial debut and Diesel will play the title character. 

Other cast members include: Outlander’s Sam Heughan, Eiza González (Baby Driver), Johannes Haukur Johannesson (Game of Thrones), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Lamorne Morris (New Girl).

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