Riddick starting filming

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  1. Deckerd

    Deckerd Fleet Arse Premium Member

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    Vin Diesel has announced on Facebook that filming will be starting soon. He's mentioned Riddick's home planet quite a few times (can't remember if it's Fury or Furyan) so that could be a hint.
     
  2. Pingfah

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    Awesome!!! :D

    Chronicles of Riddick is very underrated, I found it to be a highly imaginative film, that was paced much better in it's directors cut.
     
  3. Admiral_Young

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    Great news...have wanted a continuation of the franchise since the end of "Chronicles of Riddick". I wonder what version of the script that they decided to go with since there were two of them, the one I read was fantastic.
     
  4. FPAlpha

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    For real?

    I like Vin Diesel and it's time to have a real badass again in the movies.

    Definitely looking forward to it.
     
  5. Deckerd

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    He had to get Fast & Furious and Hannibal the Conqueror out of the way first. According to his musings, the script was agreed last year but after a very dry spell, his dance card was suddenly full, so this was third in line.
     
  6. Admiral_Young

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    I'm hoping they picked the Dead Man Stalking script...it takes place several months after Chronicles ends and sets up the rest of the movie.
     
  7. Hyperspace05

    Hyperspace05 Commodore Commodore

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    Great news!
     
  8. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I didn't really care for Pitch Black, so I gave Chronicles of Riddick a pass. I may have to re-consider.
     
  9. bigdaddy

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    They are nothing alike.
     
  10. Admiral_Young

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    Not even close and "Riddick" is more akin to "Pitch Black" than "Chronicles".
     
  11. CaptJimboJones

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    Nice. For anyone who was a fan of these films, I highly recommend checking out the "Escape from Butcher Bay" and "Assault on Dark Athena" games, which are very well made (starring Vin) and add a lot to the Riddickverse.
     
  12. Temis the Vorta

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    I'm weird, I like Chronicles of Riddick and I've been wanting to see more. :D

    Wassup with Hannibal the Conqueror anyway? Movie, TV? Netflix doesn't list it at all - it'll be on DVD anyway, right?
     
  13. Scroogourner

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    Riddick is a Furyan from Furia. Furry is right out.:lol:
     
  14. JustAFriend

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    Wasn't Furry populated with Tribbles? ;-)

    Looking forward to more Riddick...
     
  15. zakkrusz

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    Sweet, I for one am looking forward to it.
     
  16. Ríu ríu chíu

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    Is this the Underverse film?
     
  17. Scroogourner

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    ^no. from what I heard this will be a smaller, more personal story like Pitch Black.
     
  18. PsychoPere

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    Twohy wrote two scripts, but they're probably going with the Dead Man Stalking concept to bring events back to a smaller scale. I doubt the film will spend any considerable amount of time, if any at all, in the Underverse, since that would likely require a larger budget than Twohy and Diesel are trying for. I really liked both Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick (as well as Escape from Butcher Bay, though I haven't played Assault on Dark Athena), so I'm looking forward to this, although I am disappointed Chronicles didn't do better financially in order to warrant a large-scale sequel. That's a universe that I'd love to see explored a lot more.
     
  19. Deckerd

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    Who said Furry?
     
  20. Deckerd

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    No

    It isn't due for release till next year. Still in special effects limbo, I'd guess.