xXx: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE LA Screening

With xXx: The Return of Xander Cage set to hit the big screen in Jan 2017, LA had a special screening where the star, Vni Diesel himself made an appearance.

We thought we’d take a look at some interesting facts about the character.

1. Did you know that the first xXx movie was shot in just 82 days?

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actor Vin Diesel (R), actress Nina Dobrev and rap artist Ty Dolla Sign pose for a selfie at the LA fan event of the Paramount Pictures title "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" at Regal LA Live on November 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International) *** Local Caption *** Vin Diesel; Nina Dobrev; Ty Dolla Sign

2. Prior to the first film, Vin Diesel had never riden a motocross bike and was trained by the best in the world.

3. In the first movie the motorcycle that Xander is riding after the Corvette base jump is a 1999 MV Agusta Series ORO (Gold Series). It’s one of only 300 produced worldwide. It’s a 750cc, in-line 4-cylinder engine which produces 125 hp and a top speed +175 mph.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Lex Larson and Louie Rubio of The Americanos perform at the LA fan event of the Paramount Pictures title "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" at Regal LA Live on November 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International) *** Local Caption *** Lex Larson; Louie Rubio

4. As a run-up to the shooting of XXX: The Return of Xander Cage in February this year, Deepika Padukone has been training hard with celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala.

5. Action star Vin Diesel, who plays the role of Xander Cage in the film, took to Instagram to share the first picture of him and Deepika Padukone, in which he is seen wrapping his tattooed arms around Deepika.

The Bajirao Mastani actor will be seen playing Serena in the film.This pic has received 327 k likes on Vin Diesel Instagram and 220k on Deepika Instagram in 2 days

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: (L-R) Musician Lex Larson, rap artist Ty Dolla Sign, DJ Felli Fel, musician Louie Rubio, actress Nina Dobrev and actor Vin Diesel attend the LA fan event of the Paramount Pictures title "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" at Regal LA Live on November 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International) *** Local Caption *** Lex Larson; Ty Dolla Sign; DJ Felli Fel; Louie Rubio; Nina Dibrev; Vin Diesel

6. This will be first film in the series not to feature Micheal Roof , who died in   June 9th 2009.

In the third installment of the film, Diesel is back as Cage who returns to the National Security Agency, after an eight-year absence.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actor Vin Diesel and actress Nina Dobrev attend the LA fan event of the Paramount Pictures title "xXx: the Return of Xander Cage" at Regal LA Live on November 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International) *** Local Caption *** Vin Diesel; Nina Dobrev

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage opens in cinemas Jan 2017

Images courtesy of United International Pictures Singapore

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