THOUSANDS OF MORONS THINK VIN DIESEL IS PLAYING THE VISION IN AVENGERS 2
Yesterday, actor Vin Diesel posted a picture of Marvel Comics character The Vision as his profile photo on Facebook, so of course, thousands of people instantly assumed that meant he was going to play the heroic android in Avengers 2. Apparently, Diesel often uses photos of his previous roles as profile pictures, which kickstarted the casting rumor.
Obviously, Vin is not playing the character because A.) There is no screenplay yet, which means that no one even knows if The Vision will be in the film, and B.) Even if Joss Whedon were to write The Vision into the script, I trust he would have enough sense to cast someone far more appropriate in the role. Someone who could, you know, act.
By the way, if you haven’t “Liked” Vin Diesel’s Facebook page, you are missing out on some awesome and insane inspirational photoshopped images (all of Vin, naturally) that look like the kind of thing a teenager would splatter all over their MySpace page in 2004. Here’s a sampling of the magic: