Is there anything Vin Diesel can’t will into existence? His 2009 return to the Fast and Furious fold helped turn that franchise into a monster. He’s got a xXx sequel on the way, and has already made two sequels to Pitch Black. Now, that latter world will expand into TV.
This is pretty exciting news: Vin Diesel has announced that he’s intending on developing two Riddick sequels: a fourth film titled Furia, and a television show titled Merc City.
Remember Pitch Black, in which interstellar castaways battled their way off a dark planet filled with photophobic monsters? Well, while Vin Diesel's Riddick may have been the character who went on to lead the franchise, a re-watch reveals something else: The real star of the story was actually someone else entirely.
There aren't too many characters like Richard B. Riddick nowadays. He's an old-fashioned sort of anti-hero, whose amoral brutality is tempered by a code of honor. He was great in his first movie, but it turns out that antiheroes have a hard time supporting a franchise. As his new movie, Riddick, sadly proves.
Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them.
Just how many hells did Vin Diesel have to crawl through to make a third Riddick movie a reality? And what sort of future epics about Riddick does Diesel plan to make? Here's part two of our report on our visit to the Riddick set, focusing on our interview with the legendary Furyan himself.
After almost a decade of cinematic silence, audiences will finally become reacquainted with Vin Diesel's Furyan killing machine in Riddick, the third installment of writer-director David Twohy's film series. We visited the set during filming in March 2012, and talked to the cast and crew. Here's what we found out.
A brand new official synopsis has been released, revealing tons of details about the brand new Riddick picture. Check it out:
Good news, Furyan fans — David Twohy and Vin Diesel's third Riddick movie has started casting, and new details are leaking out all over! Find out who's coming back from the Underverse right now.
More news about a potential third Riddick movie: Writer/director David Twohy shared his thoughts, as well as some excellent concept art. Does this mean we're closer to Vin Diesel agreeing to a pay cut so the movie can go forward?
We first met Richard B. Riddick back in 2000 in an excellent little SF action movie, Pitch Black. He was introduced to us as a ruthless killer and the most badass criminal alive. But he was a lot more than that. Riddick was a man who through intelligence and sheer force of will had made himself into as dangerous a…
The director of The Chronicles of Riddick, who is also directing the new Riddick film, took to the internet to answer the fans questions. The good news: it'll be more like Pitch Black, the first film.
Did you understand what Vin Diesel was saying half the time in Pitch Black? Or the new B.A. Baracus in The A-Team? And good luck understanding Ken Watanabe in Inception. DenOfGeek declares war on muddy sound mixes and mumbling actors.
My, how we do love a bad boy — and here are a baker's dozen of some of the worst of the worst that scifi movies, TV, and videogames have to offer.
Now that Riddick 3 is being made at Universal, there's one important question to ask. Will the third film be a continuation of the Necromonger-focused Chronicles story line, or a return to the Pitch Black-style action? Rumors say the latter.
Fans of gravelly-voiced bald scifi heroes rejoice: Universal has announced that it will be releasing a third Chronicles of Riddick movie in the US, with international rights being auctioned off at the Berlin Film Festival.
Everything in televisionland seems to be getting back to normal this week, just in time for us all to get used to it before the Olympics come along to ruin everything. But until then: New shows, including Caprica's debut!
The past decade has seen a lot of bloated special-effects brain-sucks... but it's also seen some of the best science-fiction films ever. Superhero films came of age, apocalypses ruled, and interstellar adventures came back. Here are the decade's 20 greatest.