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Vin DieselWhen your name is Vin Diesel, you have two "Fast and Furious" installments under your belt, and a video game is designed around your heroic visage, the chances are good that you'll nab the leading part when it's turned into a movie. So, Variety's announcement that Vin Diesel will be starring in Paramount's game-to-film adaptation of "The Wheelman" should really come as a surprise to no one. However, it is news that John Singleton will direct, although given his past work on "2 Fast, 2 Furious" that might not be surprising either!

The game (and the movie) has Diesel playing an expert driver who comes out of retirement to protect a woman from his past. He ends up in Barcelona, caught in the middle of a gang war, which encourages a lot of guns, explosions, and Diesel grimness. Read More...

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