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Vin Diesel Used to Be a Bouncer, So Negotiating Riddick Was Nothing

Vin Diesel may be one of the more underrated people in Hollywood, and his latest, Riddick, may be what our own Bilge Ebiri calls a "typical action flick," but you still want to avoid getting on his bad side. Last night, he talked about his surreal former life as a bouncer in a chat with Craig Ferguson (himself a former bouncer, astonishingly enough). Turns out negotiating the return of a failed sci-fi franchise wasn't much to worry about after years of anticipating daily bare-knuckle brawling.