Vin Diesel Was Never Starring in ‘Avatar’ Films Despite Rumors, Says Producer Jon Landau

The rumor mill was running too fast, too furious for “Avatar” fans.After Vin Diesel sent “Avatar” audiences into a frenzy with a 2019 Instagram video opposite James Cameron, “Avatar: The Way of Water” producer Jon Landau shut down claims that Diesel was ever approached to star.“Vin was a fan,” Jon Landau told Empire magazine.

“He came in, visited the set one day to see what we were doing and people took that out of context.”In the video, Diesel teased alongside Cameron that “there is one person in Hollywood I’ve always wanted to work with and learn from, and so, all things come, I guess, to those that wait.” However, Diesel is not in “The Way of Water,” and instead will next be seen onscreen in “Fast and Furious” installment “Fast X.”Meanwhile, “Avatar” writer-director Cameron confirmed that more sequels are on the way.“It looks like just

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