Vin Diesel cast in sci-fi action movie Soldiers Of The Sun

Riddick star signs up to kill alien orcs in Soldiers of the Sun

Vin Diesel in Riddick
Vin Diesel in Riddick

Vin Diesel has been cast in science fiction action film Soldiers Of The Sun in the hopes of creating a new franchise for the Riddick star.

According to THR, the film “is set in a post-apocalyptic future and focuses on a squad of soldiers that searches for a fabled city of gold while on a tour of duty in Mexico, liberating it from an alien race known as Orcs.” No director is attached.

Riddick is released on 4 September. You can buy Pitch Black on DVD for £5.14 at Amazon.co.uk.