From the good folks at CHUD:

Vin Diesel wanted in

In a recent interview with IGN big Vin Diesel (The Iron Giant, Pitch Black) recently revealed that he wanted to play Aragorn, so why didn’t he get the part? Read on…

IGN SCI-FI: What character did you want?

VD: I wanted Aragorn. Aragorn, son of Arathorn. But the point is, I wanted to be a part of that, whether it was as a producer, director, actor.

IGN SCI-FI: So why aren’t you part of it?

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