Vin Diesel teases Riddick’s new movie is “closer than you think”
Vin Diesel is at the center of a number of beloved franchises, whether as an actor, producer, or a combination of the two. Among them is The Chronicles of Riddick, a franchise resulting from the role of Diesel in the 2000s No black. The adventures of the mercenary anti-hero have been chronicled in several films, video games, novels and animated comics, and fans have been curious to see if this could turn into another episode. Over the weekend, Diesel appeared to give fans hope, taking to Instagram to share an old photo of himself as Riddick. Legend reveals that Diesel had an “incredible reunion”, and that Furya, the franchise’s long-planned fourth film, is “maybe closer than you think.”
Diesel expressed his desire to get another installment from Riddick, even signing a first deal with Universal TV that was slated to lead to a spinoff TV series. Updates surrounding Furya have been coming out gradually since 2016, with Diesel previously indicating that it could be an origin story for the character.
“David Twohy, he wrote a great script,” Diesel told GamesRadar. “It’s just a matter of timing when we get a chance to shoot this. But I think we’re shooting this in Australia. And that would be the fourth chapter of this series, which would be great.”
“We have had great success with Escape from Butcher BayDiesel added. “It’s been ages now. But, I imagine we would take advantage of the play space and add an extra chapter, but definitely, the [movie’s] the script is already written. So we can safely say that we are heading towards the filming of the fourth chapter of Riddick. “
Riddick is just one of the many characters Diesel was hoping to return to, as he revealed in a social media post in 2019.
“After the longest shoot of my career with Fast 9… A movie that I’m immensely proud of, “Diesel shared with his Instagram post.” Before I get into the next character and film project … something to be excited about … Quick sequel, Xander Cage, Riddick … Groot. Not to mention the possibilities of Witch Hunter and the sequel to Bloodshot. Before all the press which coincides with the release of the various pictures next year. I have to take a minute to center. “