It is been almost a year now when news related to the making of a sequel of the famous “Riddick” series and the news was brought in front by none other than the hero of the film meaning Vin Diesel but after that news nothing has been revealed about the makers plan for the same. Now, the wait is over as confirmed news has arrived and once again through Vin Diesel only, the actor wrote on his Instagram page about the upcoming sequel with a Television series based on the science fiction thriller film.
Yes, on Nov. 20, Vin Diesel made his fans happy by sharing double news related to one character, Riddick. The “Fast and Furious” franchise star through his Instagram page informed, “Last night Our company had a party to launch Our TV division. Very exciting. MERC CITY is a show that will follow the Mercs and Bounty Hunters of the Riddick Universe. Next Month, DT begins writing the next Chapter in the Chronicles of Riddick… FURIA. #HappyFurianFriday.”
If we talk about the helmer then David Twohy’s name is coming to picture as he was behind writing and directing the other three movies of this franchise and also done scripting for the animated shorts of Riddick.
The journey of “Riddick” started with the release of “Pitch Black” in 2000, then “The Chronicles of Riddick” hit the screens in 2004 and the latest release was in 2013 titled “Riddick.” With three big screens movies, two animated shorts titled “Riddick: Blindsided” and “The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury” can also be included in this chain.
However, the franchise collected around $267 million total worldwide but successful in building a good number of fan following and no doubt the news related to the fourth movie with a TV series is something which can attract others too.
VinDiesel confirmed that script writing for the fourth film will start from next month onwards, but more information about the TV series will come in future. So, keep reading this space.
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