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Vin Diesel back in peak shape training for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Vin Diesel has posted a picture of himself back in peak shape while training for his upcoming movie xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.

The movie is the second sequel to the original xXx from 2002, which was a massive box-office success.

The picture shows Diesel pumping iron with the caption: “This morning I started training in character…Xander Cage.”

This morning I started training in character… Xander Cage.

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on

It comes after Diesel was taunted over pics which showed him with serious ‘dad bod’ last October. He hit out after the pic emerged, pointing out that he actually is a dad :-)

The original xXx movie also starred Diesel as Xander Cage, a muscle-bound thrillseeker who is recruited as a secret agent by the National Security Agency.

The first sequel, xXx: State of the Union from 2005, did not feature Diesel after he dropped out due to work commitments to film The Pacifier.

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