Tony Jaa, Jet Li Join “xXx 3” Cast

Tony Jaa, Jet Li and Indian star Deepika Padukone have joined the cast of the third film in the “xXx” film series.

Entitled “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage,” Vin Diesel returns to the role of the extreme sports enthusiast enlisted to become a secret agent which he first played in 2002. Samuel L. Jackson’s NSA agent Augustus Gibbons is also back, while UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor is said to have a role.

Michael Ferris and John Brancato (“Terminator Salvation”) penned the most recent script draft with Neal H. Moritz to produce and D.J. Caruso set to direct.

Source: Twitchfilm