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Riddick: Furya to Reunite Vin Diesel and David Twohy

Vin Diesel (Fast and Furious and xXx Franchises) and David Twohy (Riddick series, The Fugitive) are reteaming for the follow-up, Riddick: Furya. Rocket Science and CAA Media Finance will launch worldwide sales for the film this week at EFM, the European Film Market.

Furya will mark the fourth installment of the low budget, R-rated franchise, which launched with the 2000 film Pitch Black, and continued with 2004’s The Chronicles of Riddick, and 2013’s Riddick.

Riddick: Furya to Reunite Vin Diesel and David Twohy

The first movie grossed $53.2 million worldwide, the second took in $115.9 million and the third brought in $98.3 million

David Twohy will direct the new film from his script. Vin Diesel will star and produce under his One Race Films banner alongside Samantha Vincent, who will also produce.

Riddick: Furya to Reunite Vin Diesel and David Twohy

In Riddick: Furya, Riddick finally returns to his homeworld, a place he barely remembers and one he fears might be left in ruins by the Necromongers.

But there he finds other Furyans fighting for their existence against a new enemy. And some of these Furyans are more like Riddick than he could have ever imagined.

“Our legion fans have demanded it for years, and now we’re finally ready to honor their call-to-action with Riddick: Furya,” said Twohy.

“My collaboration with Vin and One Race has spanned 20 fruitful years, as together we’ve created three movies, two video games, an anime production, and motion comics for the internet. This new big-screen event will see a return to Riddick’s homeworld, where we finally get to explore Riddick’s genesis.”

Diesel is one of the world’s biggest action stars, headlining the Fast and Furious Saga and voicing “Groot’ in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films.

His other credits include Saving Private Ryan, xXx, and Bloodshot. He can next be seen in Fast X, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and ARK: The Animated Series.

Twohy is a major player in the sci-fi space, having written and directed all three Riddick films, the alien horror movie The Arrival, and the supernatural thriller Below.

He is best known for penning the screenplay for Harrison Ford’s The Fugitive, earning him critical acclaim and a WGA nomination. Diesel is represented by CAA, Linden Entertainment, and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson McGinnis Ryan. Twohy is represented by Atlas Artists.