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The ninth installment of the franchise is released today.
Tom Sykes Royalist Correspondent. Updated Aug. Jesse Grant.
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Although producers pushed back against that particular concept, the WSJ piece provides a fascinating insight into how alpha-male mega stars are increasingly demanding they not appear weaker than their co-stars on screen for fear of damaging their personal brands. Royalist Correspondent.
Sources tell The Wall Street Journal that the actor became so unhappy that his Fast and Furious co-star Jason Statham appeared to be getting in more blows than he was during a rehearsal for the seventh movie, that he suggested a numerical points system to calculate just how many blows each of them were landing. According to WSJ sources, Statham, 51, negotiated an agreement with the studio that limits how badly he can be beaten up on screen while Diesel, 52, has his younger sister, a producer on the films, keep count of the of punches he takes.
Now we can add to that list the request of thin-skinned tough guy, Vin Diesel: He has to win his fights.