Universal Wants a ‘Riddick’ Sequel, Says Vin Diesel

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Riddick had a long, hard road to the big screen. The Chronicles of Riddick‘s poor box office performance left the very idea of a sequel in doubt, leaving Riddick stuck in development hell for a long, long time. Then, even once production got underway, they were hit by troubles.

Still, Vin Diesel and David Twohy refused to give up, and last year they were finally able to release the next chapter of their interplanetary saga. The film performed decently in theaters, but is apparently doing great on DVD. So much so, Diesel says, that Universal is eager to develop a sequel. Hit the jump to watch his announcement, complete with dancing and lip-synching to Katy Perry and Beyoncé. (Really.)

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‘Riddick’ Trailer: Time’s Up

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It’s been nearly a decade since Chronicles of Riddick hit theaters, but surely you knew better than to bet against this fearsome Furyan warrior. Vin Diesel and his shiny eyes are back again in Riddick, the sequel coming to theaters this fall.

The new film sees our intrepid hero stranded on a desolate planet which unfortunately happens to be populated by deadly predators. His only shot at survival is to activate a beacon signaling dangerous bounty hunters to his location — and hope that they don’t kill him before the monsters do. Katee Sackhoff, Bokeem WoodbineJordi Mollà, Dave Bautista, Nolan Funk, and Karl Urban also star. Watch the latest trailer after the jump.

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David Twohy, Vin Diesel, and Katee Sackhoff took the stage in Hall H at Comic Con today to discuss Riddick, and to premiere a new extended red-band trailer for the film. We’ll have more on the content of their talk shortly, but for now you can see the trailer after the break. Read More »

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Directed by David Twohy, Riddick once again stars Vin Diesel as the Furian warrior introduced in Pitch Black. Left for dead on a desolate planet, he soon finds himself fighting off both vicious alien predators and ruthless bounty hunters (played by the likes of Katee Sackhoff, Jordi Mollà, and Bokeem Woodbine). We’ve already gotten a taste of the film thanks to a domestic trailer and teaser, but the new international promo packs in some new footage.

There’s also a new Comic Con poster for the film, straight from the star. Check out both after the jump.

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