Peter Segal Tunes Up Vin Diesel’s “Machine”

“Get Smart” director Peter Segal is in early talks to helm the Vin Diesel actioner “The Machine” for MGM says Variety.

Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant penned the script about a human-like machine (Vin Diesel) created in secrecy by the Pentagon as the world’s first true ultimate weapon.

Two decades after the government halted the project for unknown reasons, a child finds and befriends “The Machine.” Michael Ewing, Marc Platt, Lennon and Garant are producing.

Segal remains attached to a number of projects like “Grudge Match” and “Bleach,” at least one of which will likely be done before work begins on ‘Machine’.