Jet Li and Tony Jaa for xXx 3?

Jet Li and Tony Jaa are rumoured to be starring in the highly-anticipated new 'xXx' sequel

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Jet Li and Tony Jaa are reportedly joining Vin Diesel in the 'xXx' sequel.

According to website Twitched, Vin has enlisted the help of his action star pals Jet and Tony, who have both starred in the 'Fast and Furious' franchise with him.

Indian actor Deepika Padukone has also been name-dropped for 'xXx 3'.

Deepika is believed to have a role as one of the good guys in the flick, according to the website, however, it's not yet known what parts Jet and Tony will play.

The trio would join previously announced actor Samuel L. Jackson, who returns as National Security Agency agent Augustus Gibbons and Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor who is lined-up for an as-yet undisclosed part.

Vin, 48, is thrilled to be reunited with 'Hateful Eight' star, Samuel 66, who he worked with in the original 2002 film, in which Vin stars as former extreme sports athlete Xander 'xXx' Cage.

Vin previously posted on Facebook: "Excited to work with Sam again ... his portrayal of Gibbons was so good ... timeless.

"Welcome to the Xander Zone! (sic)"

And he also revealed via his Instagram account that martial artist McGregor will have a part in the eagerly-awaited new movie.

Alongside a picture of the pair ringside, he said: "UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor will also have a role. (sic)"

The film is being helmed by 'Disturbia' filmmaker DJ Caruso is yet to receive an official release date.

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