Vin Diesel says Spielberg wants him to get back in directing chair

Los Angeles, Mar 20 (PTI) Action star Vin Diesel says veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg wants him to direct more movies.

The 52-year-old actor, who has directed a few short films, says he definitely wants to return to direction.

'I saw him recently, and he had said to me, 'When I wrote the role for you in Saving Private Ryan, I was obviously employing the actor, but I was also secretly championing the director in you, and you have not directed enough. That is a crime of cinema and you must get back in the directing chair',' Diesel told The National.

On acting front, he is awaiting the release of the 'Fast & Furious 9', which has been pushed to April 2021 amid coronavirus outbreak. PTI SHD SHD