Vin Diesel demanded ‘equal number of punches’ during fight with Jason Statham in Fast & Furious
Vin Diesel proposed a numerical system on the set of 2015’s Quick & Livid 7 that made positive he was not being hit, punched or kicked greater than his co-star Jason Statham, however was shot down by the movie’s producers.
In line with a really shaggy dog story within the Wall Avenue Journal, Diesel grew involved on set that Statham was touchdown extra hits in opposition to him than vice versa, and urged to the movie’s crew that every hit be assigned a quantity, so the quantity of hits suffered by each males may very well be shared equally.
The suggestion was reportedly deserted as soon as the crew decided it was “too sophisticated”, however the story claimed it was one in every of many situations on the Quick & Livid movies by which stars demanded sure stipulations when it got here to their on-screen satisfaction.
Statham allegedly has a clause in his contract that limits how badly he may be crushed on display, whereas Diesel’s youthful sister has been tasked with counting the variety of punches her brother sustains on display.
Diesel and Statham refused to touch upon the claims, however Quick & Livid producer Michael Cottrell admitted that vainness “after all” performs a job within the fight-scene selections.
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