The actor Vin Diesel leaves his character “Dominic Toretto”, from the film Fast and Furious, to become the soldier “Ray”, also known as “Bloodshot”, who is rescued from death by a suspicious corporation through the use of nanotechnology .
In the preview of the movie Bloodshot, Vin Diesel appears in the skin of the character of the publishing house “Valiant Comics”, an individual whose memories were eliminated and his physiology modified with nanotechnology to turn it into a killing machine.
Created in 1992 by Kevin VanHook and Yvel Guichet, “Bloodshoot”, whose true identity is “Ray Garrison” has skills in the expert handling of weapons and the ability to regenerate against possible injuries.
The official synopsis of the film directed by Dave Wilson and in which Eiza González, Sam Heughan and Toby Kebbell also participate, indicates that “Ray Garrison” is a deceased soldier resurrected by the weapons contractor Rising Spirit Technologies (RST) through use of nanotechnology.
“In RTS we rebuild the most important resources of the United States Army. You are the first that we have managed to bring back, but improved and perfected with the technology in your veins you carry an army inside you, which will not only make you stronger, it will heal you instantly ”, it is indicated in the trailer released Monday.
Despite his total loss of memory, he has a series of amazing new skills and struggles to reconnect with who he was, while finding out what kind of weapon he converted.
The superhero movie “Bloodshot” with Vin Diesel will hit theaters on February 21, 2020, Sony announced Wednesday.
The studio began producing this month in the first film to present Diesel in a live action superhero role. Eiza Gonzalez, Michael Sheen, Toby Kebbell and Sam Heughan also star. The film will also reunite Diesel with the “Fast and the Furious” mega-producer, Neal Moritz. This is the first time that Moritz and Diesel work together outside the famous franchise. Dan Mintz, founder of DMG Entertainment, is also producing.
Dave Wilson, who is a partner of the director of “Deadpool”, Tim Miller, at Blur Studios, is attached to direct.
“Bloodshot” had 110 numbers with more than 7.5 million copies sold. Valiant’s catalog of more than 2,000 superhero characters (with sales of more than 81 million copies) makes it the third largest superhero library behind Marvel and DC.
According to experts, Sony and Dave Wilson plan to follow in the footsteps of the recent success of “Logan” and “Deadpool” with an R version of the comic adaptation that will have a tone aesthetically influenced by the sci-fi blockbuster hits of the late 1980s , such as “Robocop”, “Terminator” and “Total Recall”.
So far, no other film is scheduled to open on February 21, 2020. However, this production would be released just one week after a film without a Warner / DC superhero title, which would premiere on February 14. of that same year.