Vin Diesel hints at role in ‘The Avengers 2’

Diesel posts photo of himself in front of 'Avengers' poster after meeting with Marvel

Vin Diesel appears to have dropped a hint that he’s in talks for a role in The Avengers 2.

On June 26, Diesel revealed on Facebook that Marvel had “requested a meeting” with him, but insisted he had “no idea what for”.

Now Diesel has used his Facebook page again to let fans know it went. “Marvel meeting today,” he wrote. “Only the people in the room can tell you what was discussed…P.S. Thanks to Our page, for pushing to make it happen… you know I get tunnel vision with my work… and after that meeting today… wow!”

Diesel’s update was accompanied by the photo at the top of this article, which shows the actor standing next to a vintage The Avengers comic book cover.

Writer-director Joss Whedon is currently working on the script for The Avengers 2 and shooting is due to begin in March 2014. According to Marvel, the sequel will feature “favourites from the first Avengers film and new Marvel characters never before seen on the big screen”.

Meanwhile, Marvel has several other major film projects in the works featuring potential roles for Diesel. These include Ant-Man, Doctor Strange and its new superhero ensemble piece Guardians Of The Galaxy, though the latter has abuilt up a pretty bumper cast already.