Vin Diesel almost left homeless after filming Riddick

Actor Vin Diesel invested his house into making his newest film, Riddick. Photo / AP
Actor Vin Diesel invested his house into making his newest film, Riddick. Photo / AP

Vin Diesel has revealed his latest film could have left him homeless.

The hunky actor decided to invest his house into making his new film Riddick and joked he would be out on the streets if he didn't complete it.

"I had to leverage my house," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "If we didn't finish the film, I would be homeless."

Vin produced and acts in the flick which is the third instalment of the sci-fi series after 2000's Pitch Black and 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick.

He revealed that two fans encouraged him to add to the saga by saying, " 'We want a rated-R movie and we'd be willing to pay $10 each. Surely you'd have enough to make it then.'

"Something about that comment made me think, bless their heart, and if I can do anything with this new-found success, if I could do anything at all, I could deliver on that wish.

"It's a strange and unique sense of gratification, and it's not like any film I've done in the last 10 years."

Riddick hits cinemas on September 6 and the star doesn't appear to have any money problems for the moment.

The Fast & Furious actor, who has made six films in the series, gave his daughter his favourite car when she turned one-year-old.

"For me, I like the red Chevelle. I gave it to my daughter," Vin told MTV.

His little girl, Hania Riley, was born in 2008 to his girlfriend, model Paloma Jimenez.

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