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.
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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.
A Danish mother has at last paid back years of refrigerator finger-paintings of her as a stick figure with circle boobies and a triangle skirt. Nothing says motherly love like a Riddick box cover painting.
You've seen the screen shots, now see those screen shots move believably. The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena is headed to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC next year. But you can see it in action right now.
We're going to get double the Diesel in 2009, with Vin's face gracing both Midway's Wheelman and Atari's The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. Atari released new screens of the latter today.