AceShowbiz - As "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage" is coming closer to theaters, a series of character posters have arrived online. The newly-released artwork features Vin Diesel, Deepika Padukone, Nina Dobrev, Donnie Yen, Michael Bisping, Toni Collette, Ruby Rose and "Game of Thrones" star Rory McCaan among others.
Vin returns as the titular extreme athlete who has "got one hell of a trick," Deepika is Serena, a fearless and badass soldier, and Nina is a smart girl named Becky. Meanwhile, Donnie plays Xiang who is "willing to die" for what he believes, Ruby stars as Adele and Michael is Hawk who "lets his punches do the talking."
Rory portrays Tennyson, Tony Jaa is Talon and Kris Wu is a "dangerous" and "uncivilized" character named Nicks. As for Toni and Nicky Jam, they play Jane, "who runs the show," and Lazarus, who "would protect the unprotected." Additionally, Neymar "fights on his own terms."
Also starring Samuel L. Jackson as Xander's handler Augustus Gibbons, "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage" is coming to U.S. theaters on January 20, 2017. Directed by D.J. Caruso from a script written by F. Scott Frazier, the third installment of the "XXX" film series centers on an extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage who is coming out of self-imposed exile.
Xander is on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.