In Vin Diesel‘s early days, before gaining widespread attention thanks to roles in Saving Private Ryan, The Iron Giant and Pitch Black, the actor wrote, produced, directed and starred in the short Multi-Facial and the feature Strays.

The actor hadn’t directed since Strays, but he went back behind the camera for the beginning of the web series The Ropes, which follows a small group of NYC nightclub bouncers, and is seemingly based on Diesel’s own experience as a bouncer. Episodes of The Ropes are available to stream now via Netflix, and you can watch a trailer below. Read More »