The first trailer for Bloodshot has been released. The movie is an adaptation of the comic book series, and stars Vin Diesel as a former soldier who is brought back from the dead via advanced nanotechnology.
The trailer suggests a mix of Robocop, Edge of Tomorrow, and last year’s Upgrade. It sets up the basic plot, in which Diesel wakes up as an enhanced cyborg warrior and is sent on a variety of missions to blow things up and kill people. Guy Pearce (Iron Man 3) plays the shady doctor in control of his life, and there’s plenty of outlandishly gory action, plus Pearce saying “initiate sequence” a lot. Check the trailer out below.
Bloodshot also stars Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver), Sam Heughan (Outlander), Lamorne Morris (New Girl), Toby Kebbell (Kong: Skull Island), and Talulah Riley (Westworld). It’s directed by Dave Wilson, who worked on the acclaimed Netflix animated anthology Love Death + Robots, and releases on February 21, 2020.
Bloodshot was created by Kevin Van Hook, Don Perlin, and Bob Layton and first appeared in 1992. He was one of the main characters for Valiant comics, which was set up in 1989 by former Marvel editor Jim Shooter. The Bloodshot film is part of a five-movie deal with Sony to bring various Valiant characters to the screen.
In related news, Diesel will also star in the the currently-untitled ninth Fast & Furious movie, which releases in May next year. In August, it was announced that Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker has joined the cast.
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