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“Riddick” Gets a Release Date

Universal Pictures has finally nailed down the release date for star Vin Diesel and director David Twohy’s “Riddick,” which will arrive during the week of the Labor Day holiday on September 6, 2013. The film will hit IMAX Theaters at the same time. Diesel made the announcement on his Facebook page, which includes a photo of Diesel in Riddick gear back-to-back with director David Twohy who is holding a blade. Check out the photo and announcement!

Vin Diesel Riddick Release

“September 6th 2013

The release date of next year’s RIDDICK.

IMAX… very cool, great job DT.


Here is the synopsis for the film.

Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick (Diesel) fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies’ right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

“Riddick” will open in theaters on September 6, 2013. The film stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackoff, Jordi Mollà, Dave Bautista, Nolan Gerard Funk, Bokeem Woodbine, Raoul Trujillo, Neil Napier, Antoinette Kalaj, Keri Hilson, Noah Danby, Matt Nable, Conrad Pla, and Andreas Apergis. Ken Wheat and Jim Wheat created the characters, while David Twohy wrote the screenplay. David Twohy directs.

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