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Riddick will return to the big screen but youll be forced to contend with a nine month wait and an RRating. Kiddies get your older sibling to tag along David Twohy will return to direct the third film in the Pitch Black franchise. In fact Twohy has been the man in full control from the jump he also wrote all three films (Pitch Black The Chronicles of Riddick and now Riddick). »
What’s cooking in the world of movie geekery today? Oh, nothing much, just a release date for the new Riddick movie, some Avengers tidbits from Joss Whedon, Hugh Jackman being confirmed for X-Men: Days of Future Past, and some cool Iron Man 3 merchandise. Slow news day, right? We kick things off with the officially announced release date for Vin Diesel’s Riddick. Mark your calendars for September 6, because that’s when the antihero star of Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick will finally make his return to the big screen. David Twohy and Diesel reunite for the third outing, which finds Riddick “…left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more...
- Mike Bracken
Vin Diesel has confirmed the release date for his sci-fi threequel Riddick, the next in the franchise that follows the futuristic adventures of serial-killing antihero, Richard B. Riddick. The Pitch Black actor announced via his Facebook page that Riddick will arrive in cinemas 6th September 2013 and has also secured an IMAX release (fingers crossed it’s the same for us here in the UK).
Riddick will this time have that ruthless and selfish streak back after the bloated shenanigans of The Chronicles Of Riddick. Crash landing on a mysterious planet and wanted by every bounty hunter in the universe, Riddick alerts those hunting him to his whereabouts, with a survival scheme to see the planets vicious creatures do their worst on the headhunters coming to collect their prize – and hopefully stealing one of their vehicles to make his escape.
David Twohy is once again in the directors chair and below »
- Craig Hunter
The first installment of the franchise Pitch Black, which first introduced Vin Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick was a February release while the sequel, The Chronicles of Riddick was out in the heart of summer.
Universal will release the sci-fi actioner on September 6th, 2013 and announced that the movie will also be given an IMAX release.
R-rated sequel from David Twohy, who directed and wrote the first two films, co-stars Karl Urban (returning as Vaako), Jordi Molla, Matt Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Bokeem Woodbine, Dave Bautista, Conrad Pla, Raoul Trujillo, Nolan Funk, and Keri Hilson.
Here’s the Riddick logline:
The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien »
- Nick Martin
Riddick Release Date. David Twohy‘s Riddick (2013) has been given an official release date next year. Riddick is the third Richard B. Riddick film (Pitch Black was the first, Chronicles of Riddick the second) that Twohy and Vin Diesel have made together. With an R-rating in tow, the new Riddick film [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal will be putting Riddick – the third movie in the sci-fi franchise – in theaters on September 6, 2013, ending what will be a 9-year drought without Vin Diesel and his eyesight issues. Not only will the star be returning, writer/director David Twohy is also on board, meaning (at the very least) a sense of stylistic consistency. Unsurprisingly, the new feature has a lower budget and will involve less blockbuster-style action. This is pretty damned cool. Pitch Black was a lot of fun, Chronicles of Riddick was solid, and Diesel excels as this kind of survivalist action hero. The September slot doesn’t reveal a ton of confidence (which seems naturally after a poor tentpole showing and nine years), but this thing doesn’t have to change the world. It could be a bright spot in an otherwise dull wait until Awards Season 2013. Here’s the official synopsis: The infamous Riddick has been left »
- Scott Beggs
Vin Diesel fans: Start your engines. The action just doubled down on 2013, meaning you’ll get more Vin for your money. With the sixth Fast and the Furious film ready to roar into theaters on May 24, Diesel just confirmed via THR that his planned Pitch Black sequel – simply titled Riddick – will storm multiplexes on Sept. 6. Diesel reunites with writer/director David Twohy for the third chapter of their sci-fi storyline, which Diesel has been telling journalists will refernce the dark, lean methods of Pitch Black (instead of the bloated, flashy The Chronicles of Riddick, which alienated fans). THR adds that Riddick will be released in IMAX by Universal. So tell us, Diesel fans – which Vin...
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Vin Diesel re-invigorated both his flailing career and the Fast and the Furious series when he returned for the fourth installment, Fast & Furious (passing over his Tokyo Drift cameo, that is). We’ll have to wait and see if he replicates that success with the belated followup to the cult science-fiction titles Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick, simply titled Riddick.
We have two Diesel-related stories to cover today, beginning with the confirmation that Riddick has (finally) secured a theatrical release date. In addition, its leading man is lined up for a new project (one which involves neither fugitive racers nor intergalactic bounty hunters, no less): a movie based on the popular 1970s crime procedural Kojak.
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- Sandy Schaefer
Vin Diesel has revealed the release date of Riddick via his official Facebook page, after teasing the information for some time. The threequel, which follows on from Pitch Black and The Chronicles Of Riddick, will open in the Us on 6 September 2013, with a UK release date yet to be confirmed (although we’d imagine it’d be around the same time). It’s getting an IMAX release on top of a conventional cinema run, which suggests we can expect some pretty ambitious visuals, despite the synopsis giving the impression that the film...
- Matt Maytum
Riddick, the third film in following the infamous criminal of the same name (a sequel to Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick), has had a somewhat rocky production and even though it wrapped up filming a few months ago, there's been nary a mention as to when fans might see it. Now we know as Universal Pictures has finally announced a release date.
The sequel to Chronicles of Riddick has been long-gestating. First it didn't seem like it was going to happen, because of the director's (David Twohy) insistence on an R rating. Then things finally came together and Vin Diesel started showing off concept art and minor details on his Facebook page. Filming finally started...then had to shut down because the money stopped coming. Eventually the money came back and production resumed again. So, it's been a long and winding road to this film.
At least there's an »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
It's been nearly a decade since we last saw Vin Diesel slap on a pair of round goggles and go around space being called Riddick, but that streak is coming to an end. Eight years after the release of The Chronicles of Riddick an official release date has been announced for it's sequel. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Universal Pictures will be releasing Riddick into theaters on September 6, 2013 and, what's more, they are planning a corresponding IMAX release to go with it. It will be the first movie in the series to be released during the fall, as Pitch Black was a February release while the previously mentioned Chronicles was out in the heart of summer. But the latest title is currently sitting on prime real estate competition-wise. While not historically a great week for movies, it's currently the only wide release scheduled for that weekend and is spaced »
Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel have confirmed that the third "Riddick" film will hit conventional and IMAX theaters on September 6th, 2013. As previously reportd, the new movie is R-rated. In the new movie, Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for Riddick to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty. Along with the announcement, Diesel unveiled a new photo of himself as Riddick with director David Twohy (Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick). Check out the photo below. Photo: (click to enlarge) »
September 6th 2013
The release date of next year’s Riddick.
IMAX… very cool, great job Dt.
Riddick, the latest chapter of the groundbreaking saga that began with 2000.s hit sci-fi film Pitch Black and 2004.s The Chronicles Of Riddick reunites writer/director David Twohy (A Perfect Getaway, The Fugitive) and star Vin Diesel (the Fast and Furious franchise, xXx). Diesel reprises his role as the antihero Riddick, a dangerous, escaped convict wanted by every bounty hunter in the known galaxy. Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. »
- Michelle McCue
Vin Diesel's "Riddick" officially has a release date. Universal has slated the third installment in the David Twohy sci-fi series - preceded by "Pitch Black" in 2000 and "The Chronicles of Riddick" in 2004 - for September 6, 2013. Diesel of course returns as the brawny title character, alongside co-stars Karl Urban, Katie Sackhoff and Jordi Molla. You can check out the official synopsis below. Will you be seeing "Riddick" when it comes out? Let us know in the comments. Official "Riddick" synopsis: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against »
- HitFix Staff
There is a video god, and he has bestowed upon the latest R-rated Riddick film a release date. Get out your calendars, kids, and mark down September 6th, 2013, as the day you can hook up with everyone's favorite Furian.
Joining Diesel are a returning Karl Urban (Star Trek) as Vaako; Jordi Molla as Santana, the arrogant captain of the mercenary ship; Matt Nable (Killer Elite) as Boss Johns, a man looking for answers; Katee Sackhoff (TV's "Battlestar Galactica") as the Nordic mercenary Dahl; and Bokeem Woodbine (Total Recall) as bounty hunter Moss. Rounding out the cast are Dave Bautista (The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption), Conrad Pla (Immortals), Raoul Trujillo (Apocalypto), Nolan Funk »
- Uncle Creepy
Universal will release Riddick, the third installment of the sci-fi action movie series starring Vin Diesel, on Sept. 6. The movie also will be released on Imax. Riddick is an escaped-convict antihero whose exploits were first regaled in 2000’s Pitch Black. The movie proved to be a hit, and a sequel -- blown up to tentpole proportions -- ensued with 2004’s The Chronicles of Riddick. It took several years, but a new movie got underway with the intent to bring the character to his stripped-down roots with a more modest budget. David Twohy has written and directed all three
- Borys Kit
Riddick is by far one of the films I’m most looking forward to in 2013.
Vin Diesel is returning for the long-awaited third film in the series, reuniting once more with writer-director David Twohy following the awesome Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick, and all signs point to an awesome new instalment.
We recently saw the first international poster for the film last month. And now Diesel has announced that not only will the film be hitting theatres in Autumn 2013, it will be getting an IMAX release as well:
“September 6th 2013
The release date of next year’s Riddick.
IMAX… very cool, great job Dt.
I can’t wait.
“The latest chapter of the groundbreaking saga that began with 2000′s hit sci-fi film Pitch Black and 2004′s The Chronicles of Riddick reunites writer/director David Twohy (A Perfect Getaway, The Fugitive) and star Vin Diesel (the Fast and Furious franchise, »
- Kenji Lloyd
There's another bad day looming for Detective John McClane as Bruce Willis returns to his most iconic role for a fifth outing as the NYPD cop / terrorist killing machine in director John Moore's (Behind Enemy Lines, Max Payne) forthcoming action sequel A Good Day to Die Hard, which has just received a new poster ahead of its release this coming February.
This time McClane will find himself in the unfamiliar surroundings of Moscow, having traveled to the Russian capital to help his estranged son Jack, portrayed by Jai Courtney (Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Jack Reacher). Of course, wherever McClane goes trouble follows, and the father and son team are forced to put their differences aside in order take on the Russian mob. Oh, and there's also the small matter of preventing a global war for them to contend with...
Along with the new poster, 20th Century Fox has also released a short featurette, »
Trevor Hogg chats with Patrick Tatopoulos about his career highs and lows as well as the craft of production design...
“My mission to come to the States to work was to create creatures and I’ve done that all the way through to I Am Legend ,” states French Production Designer Patrick Tatopolous who has frequently collaborated with filmmakers Alec Proyas (Knowing), Roland Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow) and Len Wiseman (Total Recall). “There were a lot of movies where I was only doing creature work and then a lot of them were I was doing creature work and production design. I ended up doing some art direction for sets before I opened my creature shop. I had a couple of bad experiences in the past but they made me think a creature has to fit in the element it’s created for.” An essential element is to develop the creature before creating its environment. »
ABC has confirmed premiere dates for its 2013 midseason schedule. New series Red Widow, Zero Hour, Family Tools, How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), The Taste and Celebrity Diving will all launch on the network next year. Organised crime drama Red Widow - starring Radha Mitchell (Pitch Black) - will replace axed horror series 666 Park Avenue on Sundays at 10pm. The show will debut with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, March 3 at 9/8c, before continuing in its regular slot the following week. ER's Anthony Edwards stars in conspiracy thriller Zero Hour - the show will replace cancelled action-drama Last Resort on Thursdays at 8/7c from February 14. Scrubs actress Sarah Chalke returns to series television on April 3 at 9.30/8.30c with new sitcom How (more) »
- By Morgan Jeffery
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