It appears Vin Diesel has a long career ahead of him with Marvel.
Diesel posted a photo of himself on Facebook last night sporting an Inhumans muscle tank, with the question, “Are you Inhuman,” scrawled behind him.
Inhumans, of course, is slated to roll out with their Phase Three collection on November 2, 2018.
This isn’t the first time Diesel has hinted about a possible roll in the distant future blockbuster, either. On August 9, just one week after his first Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy was released, Diesel posted a thank you note on his Facebook page to fans who had come out to support the movie.
Within the thank you note, however, Diesel dropped his first official hint that Guardians of the Galaxy, and his role as the three word (okay, four words) speaking tree wouldn’t be his last.
“I get the strange feeling that Marvel thinks I’m Inhuman…Haha,” Diesel wrote.
Although there haven’t been any casting rumours for the film –to be fair, it’s still four years away- Diesel seems like an obvious choice.
By the time they’re ready to start shooting Inhumans, Diesel will just have wrapped up the last two Fast and Furious movies and will be looking for a new project to donate his time too.
Inhumans may not be a superstar Marvel production, but it has the potential to garner an entirely new fan base, much like Guardians of the Galaxy did.
For many years, various Inhumans, who were described as humans with super power strength (think Superman meets X-Men), were strewn across various Marvel heavyweight publications including the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and the Avengers comics starting in 1965.
With the Avengers looking to wrap up in 2019 with the final instalment, Avengers: Infinity War, Part 2, head of Marvel Entertainment Kevin Feige and his team will be looking for a new superhero team to keep audiences streaming steadily into theaters.
Vin Diesel may just be the kind of muscle power they’ll need to get the team off the ground.
We’re not just talking about his biceps, either.