Although Vin Diesel is clearly a very successful member of the nerd tribe, his career has been somewhat rocky lately. His last big hit had him playing a Navy Seal taking care of babies in The Pacifier, and since then it’s been a rocky road. Certainly there’s been no big sci-fi epics along the lines of Riddick.
Babylon A.D. may be the beginning of the comeback trail…
It’s hard to know everything from a teaser trailer, but I’m getting a definite old school action vibe from this. The kind of bombastic neo-futuristic film that Arnold Shwarzenegger made until the 6th Day.
And of course, it looks like it’s combined with just a whiff of French cheese: