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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insidious Chapter 2’ and ‘The Family’ Get Lucky

5:30 PM 9/15/2013 by Logan Falk
Insidious Chapter 2
All signs pointed to this being a sleepy weekend in theaters—there were two films coming out, neither of which saw a lot of hype (or even a decent critical review), and neither of which were expected to pull in big revenues. However, both films came out swinging, and earned far above their predicted grosses.

Weekend Box Office Report: No Unknowns, No Surprises—‘Riddick’ Tops Charts

4:15 PM 9/8/2013 by Logan Falk
Given that Riddick was the sole film to open in theaters this weekend, and had little competition from releases of previous weeks, it’s no shock that Vin Diesel and David Twohy’s latest collaboration was able to handily pull in the largest gross over the weekend.

New in Theaters: ‘Riddick’

10:24 AM 9/6/2013 by Logan Falk
After a few weeks that were chock-full of new releases—three or four new films a week—this weekend gives movie-goers (and certain grateful columnists) a break, as there is but one new release opening in theaters today: the sequel to David Twohy’s popular action/sci-fi franchise, Riddick.

Katee Sackhoff Says She's Had Conversations With Marvel About Her Availability Next Year

bleedingcool.com – Today’s the day that Riddick is released across the US, after its roll-out this Wednesday in the UK. Gamely, Katee Sackhoff is out there doing promotions for the film despite the quite horrendous way her character is portrayed in the film. Really, this film doesn’t have the most enlightened sexual politics, I’m afraid.

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Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' Opens To $900K Late Shows

deadline.com – FRIDAY 6:30 AM: Hollywood once again is determined to churn out unnecessary sequels and threequels. In this case, blame Vin Diesel who now owns the role and is keeping the sci-fi franchise on life support simply to earn coin. Universal is releasing Riddick in 3,107 U.S. theaters while eOne Entertainment will distribute in Canada.

9 years 12 weeks ago via jetli

Vin Diesel & David Twohy Aiming For 'Riddick' 4 & 5

screenrant.com – It took 10 years for a sequel to 2003′s Chronicles of Riddick to become a reality and the long journey to its theatrical release involved everything from licensing hurdles and scheduling conflicts to financial woes, but Vin Diesel and David Twohy’s passion for the character, and Diesel’s motivational social media fanbase helped make the project a reality.

9 years 12 weeks ago via donnieyen

Critics Consensus: Riddick is Decent Action Fare

rottentomatoes.com – This week, we've only got one new film in wide release: Riddick, starring Vin Diesel and Karl Urban in the continuing adventures of the titular 28th Century soldier. What do the critics have to say? 9 years 12 weeks ago via jetli

Katee Sackhoff Talks RIDDICK, Shooting in Montreal, Her Record Collection, Getting Cut from PITCH PERFECT, OCULUS, Conventions, Twitter, and More

collider.com – Opening this weekend is writer-director David Twohy's Riddick. The R-rated film finds Vin Diesel’s character being hunted by mercenaries, and once again, they’re hopelessly outmatched by the anti-hero who can see in the dark. But the mercs and their bounty are forced to team up when lethal alien monsters attack.

9 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Diesel Did "Tokyo Drift" For Riddick Rights

darkhorizons.com – Turns out this week's release of "Riddick" is all due to one thing - 2006's "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift". Vin Diesel made a cameo appearance in that film. Instead of collecting an acting fee though, he got something else - he and his One Race production company scored the rights to the Riddick character.

9 years 13 weeks ago via jetli

David Twohy Talks RIDDICK, Including a Director's Cut on the Blu-ray, Incorporating the Mythology into a Stand-Alone Movie, and More

collider.com – Making it as an independent production that allowed them to have the creative freedom to return to its R-rated roots, Riddick – the much-anticipated new chapter of the captivating sci-fi saga that includes Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick – is a dark thriller that sees the anti-hero wanted by every mercenary and bounty hunter in the known galaxy, and both Riddick (Vin Diesel) and the mercs are forced to fight for survival.

9 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for Riddick to activate an emergency beacon and alert...
David Twohy
September 06, 2013