While chatting recently with GameSpot about the upcoming release of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena game, Vin Diesel had an opportunity to provide some info on whether or not we’ll be seeing him on the big screen as Riddick anytime soon.
From the interview; “GS: The current state of a third movie in the Riddick series seems a little uncertain to the casual fan right now. How does that affect the writing and story explored in the new Dark Athena content? Does it sort of give you guys more room to explore this fiction, or does that change anything about how you’ve approached this game?
VD: Good question. Maybe we’re too tight-lipped about the next Chronicles of Riddick film, and I think circa the release of [Dark Athena] that’s probably when you’ll start hearing more about the next Riddick film. It is underway and I almost think it’s a coincidence that we haven’t heard anything, that there hasn’t been a lot of public stuff on the Riddick movie.
But it’s interesting that you’ve made that comment. Maybe we’ve been too tight-lipped about the movie, and you’ll probably hear a lot more about it as this game is released. I think we were so adamant about knocking this game out of the park that we’ve been doing a lot of late hours — the overtime’s on the game at the moment while [Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick screenwriter] David Twohy is finishing up the next script.”
While I wasn’t a huge fan of Diesel’s second-time around as Riddick, it’s hard to deny that the there definitely is some potential to go further in the story of one of the more badass criminals to fight evil in the universe. Get yourself a copy of the game by clicking below!
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