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Vin Diesel pretty sure Fast Five has a shot at Best Picture

Still, at heart, that young “Man of Steel” issuing clarion calls that things are about to get stupid, Vin Diesel knows that you have to rep your set if you’re gonna get anywhere in the rap and/or Academy Awards game. That’s why he’s not shy about throwing down on the Best Picture chances for his latest cars-go-vroom cornucopia Fast Five: “I wouldn’t be surprised if there is some Oscar talk around this,” Diesel said in an interview with the L.A. Times, adding, “Sooner or later, people are gonna say, 'Wait a minute, just because they are for the working class doesn't mean they're not great.’” The class war starts here. [via Vulture]

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