I am a massive fan of Pitch Black and feel that its one of the best sci-fi horror films in the last 10 years hands down. Its an action packed visual feast of awesome with complex characters, great writing and a talented director.
Unfortunately the same can not be said for the sequel Chronicles of Riddick but fortunately or perhaps unfortunately Vin Diesel is going to take another stab at it with Riddick the third film in the series. He posted on his Facebook page that the film is going to begin shooting this summer;
D T the writer/director just landed in New York with the good news. We can start filming this summer. However, there is a catch… in order for us to make a true R rated film, I must work for scale upfront. Not unlike the “Find me Guilty” experience (which I wouldn’t have changed for the world)…
Money is always second to art, integrity and spirit… but the real issue is deeper. Can I suspend my life, to momentarily venture to that dark place… called Riddick. Now, I need to hear from Our collective… you. Wisdom and clarity appreciated.
Are you a fan of Pitch Black? Are you excited to see Vin Diesel return to the character or have you had enough? The official synopsis is as follows; Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick (Diesel) fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before.
Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.