Furya’ Sets Production Start Date, International Distribution Plans

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Vin Diesel is about to enter manufacturing on Riddick: Furya, the anticipated fourth installment of the Riddick franchise, on August 26.

Shooting in Germany, Spain and the U.Okay., this follow-up to the sci-fi movies Pitch Black (2000), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) and Riddick (2013) reunites Diesel with writer-director David Twohy. Diesel reprises his function because the anti-hero Richard B. Riddick, a harmful escaped convict wished by each bounty hunter within the galaxy.

In Riddick: Furya, Riddick lastly returns to his dwelling world, a spot he barely remembers and one he fears could be left in ruins. But there he finds different Furyans combating for his or her existence in opposition to a brand new monster. And a few of these Furyans are extra like Riddick than he may have ever imagined.

Diesel will produce for One Race Films, alongside Samantha Vincent. Thorsten Schumacher for Rocket Science and Lars Sylvest for Thank You Studios may even produce alongside Joe Neurauter. Rocket Science repped worldwide rights and has accomplished worldwide cornerstone pre-sales to the UK (but to be introduced), France (Metropolitan), Germany (Leonine), Spain and Latin America (Sun), Benelux (The Searchers), Poland (Kinoswiat), Canada (Elevation), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Portugal (Lusomundo), Switzerland (Ascot Elite), South Africa (Empire), Greece (Femeway), the Middle East (Front Row), CIS and Baltic States (Volga), Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech/Slovak, Republic Former Yugoslavia (ProRom), and Thailand (Sahamongkhol). CAA Media Finance is representing the movie’s North American rights.

Most just lately producing and starring in Fast X, which grossed over $704M worldwide, Diesel has additionally lately been heard voicing Groot within the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and different Marvel tasks.

Previously writing and directing all three Riddick movies, Twohy can also be recognized for his writing of the Harrison Ford starrer The Fugitive. Also the writer-director of the alien horror pic The Arrival and supernatural thriller Below, he most just lately penned the monetary thriller Big Dogs, to be directed by Ridley Scott.

At Cannes, Rocket Science’s slate additionally contains Ali Abbasi’s Competition entry The Apprentice starring Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Strong and Maria Bakalova; Michael Gracey’s Better Man; Alex Winter’s Adulthood starring Josh Gad, Kaya Scodelario and Anthony Carrigan; Peter Cataneo’s The Penguin Lessons starring Steve Coogan; and Louis Leterrier’s 11817.

Diesel is represented by CAA and Linden Entertainment; Twohy by Atlas Artists.

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