Despite the notable handicap of being killed off (even if it was offscreen) in XXX: State of the Union, Vin Diesel is coming back to one of the franchises that helped make him a star. The appropriately titled xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is coming out early next year and we now have a new international trailer to show us a bit more of what to expect. Surprisingly enough, Vin Diesel isn't really the main focus of this trailer. It is Orange is the New Black star Ruby Rose.

This latest international trailer for XXX: The Return of Xander Cage recently made its way onto YouTube and truthfully looks more like xXx: The Arrival of Ruby Rose. Vin Diesel is featured in the footage, but the focus is very much on Ruby Rose's character, who in the movie goes by the name of Adele Wolff. Rest assured, this is still a Vin Diesel action movie. Here is the official synopsis for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, in case you needed some reassurance.

"The third explosive chapter of the blockbuster franchise that redefined the spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander Cage finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. Packed with the series' signature deadpan wit and bad-ass attitude, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage will raise the bar on extreme action with some of the most mind-blowing stunts to ever be caught on film."

The new trailer opens with a shot of Ruby Rose hanging out with a sniper rifle and protecting some lions from some poachers. She then gets pulled into action by Xander Cage, but the majority of the action, as well as a bad joke and a DJ set at a night club, all focus on the character of Adele Wolff. Honestly, if this was the first trailer we had seen for the movie, it would be hard to believe this wasn't a female-led, xXx spinoff.

Vin Diesel's first xXx did quite well at the box office, bringing in a total of $277.4 million worldwide from a $70 million budget. Despite the success of the first entry, Vin Diesel did not return for the sequel XXX: State of the Union. Instead, that movie starred Ice Cube as a new recruit, Darius Stone. That sequel didn't fare quite as well at the box office, to say the least, taking in just $26.8 million domestically and $71 million worldwide. Now more than a decade later, Vin Diesel and Samuel L. Jackson are both coming back. But they are joined by quite a few new, impressive cast members.

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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage features Donnie Yen as Xiang, Rory McCann as Torch, Tony Jaa as Talon, Deepika Padukone as Serena, Kris Wu as Nicks, Toni Collette as Jane Marke, UFC star Michael Bisping as Hawk, Nina Dobrev as Becky and the previously mentioned Ruby Rose as Adele. The movie is being directed by D.J. Caruso, who previously directed action thrillers like I Am Number Four and Eagle Eye. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is set to hit theaters on January 17, 2017. Be sure to check out the new trailer for yourself below.

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Ryan Scott