Vin Diesel Shares First Look At Riddick: Furya

A fourth Riddick starring Vin Diesel is currently in development.

Since the first film, Pitch Black, almost 23 years ago, Vin Diesel will return for Riddick: Furya. This new big-screen event will see a return to Riddick’s homeworld Fans will finally get to explore Riddick’s genesis. The science-fiction action movie franchise that has captured the hearts of fans worldwide stars Diesel in the titular role of Richard B. Riddick. He is a ruthless and cunning antihero who uses his skills and wit to survive in a hostile and dangerous universe. Diesel shared the following image below!

The franchise consists of three movies: Pitch Black (2000), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), and Riddick (2013). The first movie, Pitch Black, introduced audiences to the character of Riddick, a dangerous criminal who is being transported to a prison planet. However, when the ship crashes on a deserted planet, Riddick and the other survivors must fight for their lives against a swarm of deadly alien creatures that emerge during an eclipse.

The success of Pitch Black led to a sequel. It was titled The Chronicles of Riddick. It saw Riddick recruited by a group of warriors to save the universe from the evil Necromongers. The movie expanded on the franchise’s mythology. It introduced new characters and worlds while still maintaining the gritty, action-packed style of the original.

After a long hiatus, the franchise returned. 2013’s Rarte R film Riddick, sees the character stranded on a barren planet and forced to fight for survival against a group of deadly mercenaries. The movie harkens back to the style of Pitch Black, focusing on survival and intense action sequences.

The new film will be written and directed by David Twohy. Read more News on Nerdtropolis. Subscribe to our YouTube.

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