An event was held in Shanghai on January 21, 2019 for the fourth instalment of the xXx film franchise starring Vin Diesel. D.J. Caruso will return as director after having worked on the previous film, xXx: Return of Xander Cage. A TV series adaptation was also announced.
It was revealed at the event that Japanese singer-songwriter Yoshiki will score music for both the new film and the TV series.
Yoshiki revealed at a conference in Japan on January 25 that not only will he write the music he will also be one of the producers for the TV series and make a cameo in xXx 4.
The xXx series has grossed $656,539,421 worldwide. It is estimated that the fourth film will earn $182 million. Casting is currently underway for the film and production is expected to begin in early 2019.
Yoshiki wrote the theme song for the 69th Golden Globes as well as the theme for Saw 4 (2007). He is also currently working on the next X Japan album.
“Yoshiki is a great friend of ours at THC and we are incredibly proud to be working with such a talent on two movies which are both global in scope,” comments Nic Crawley, CEO of The H Collective which produces the xXx series.
The H Collective Official Website: https://www.thehcollectivefilms.com
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