According to Variety, Vin Diesel is attached to star in and produce an untitled action-thriller from Unknown scribes Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell.

The logline is under wraps, but project is based on a pitch from the writers.

"Butcher and Cornwell understand how to write intelligent action thrillers that translate to an international audience," the One Race duo said in a statement.

Vin Diesel just came off Universal's Fast Five, which has grossed over $600 million worldwide. He is currently prepping another Riddick movie, in which he'll reprise the role of the Pitch Black antihero that helped propel him to stardom. The movie is gearing up for a September start in Canada.Diesel is also attached to topline and produce MGM's action-comedy no_fil|The Machine.

The writers are currently adapting Warren Ellis' graphic novel series Gravel for Legendary Pictures.

Brian B.