Just in case you happened to miss it during our coverage of the Game Awards, a sequel to survival sandbox ARK: Survival Evolved as well as an animated series are both happening, and both of these projects will be featuring actor Vin Diesel. That would normally be the end of the story, except Studio Wildcard has further announced that Diesel will effectively be joining the game’s development as President of Creative Convergence, where he will act as an executive producer.
If this sounds like a made-up title in order to appease an actor’s ego, Studio Wildcard CEO Doug Kennedy points out in a statement that Diesel “is providing direct feedback to the development process.” Diesel is also reportedly a big fan of ARK and has “thousands of hours” logged in to the game.
As for Diesel’s in-universe persona, players can look forward to interacting with protagonist Santiago in-game as well as watching him as part of the cast of characters in the animated series, both of which are due to arrive at some point in 2022.
source: press release