Compiled by: Jack Foley
Pitch Black details
IN PREPARATION for The
Chronicles Of Riddick, Universal Pictures Video is releasing
a fantastic special edition cut of the original chronicle of Riddick:
Pitch Black Special Edition is packed with exclusive extras and
is a must own for any sci-fi fan.
Released to buy on 16th August, Pitch Black Special Edition will
provide the perfect introduction to the Chronicles Of Riddick
as well as adding over 40 minutes of bonus material. The disc
boasts many new additional features including a fantastic extra
of the opening 9 minutes of The Chronicles Of Riddick, animations,
an encyclopaedia, diaries and additional stories about the history
of the ultimate anti-hero – Richard B. Riddick.
Pitch Black Special Edition offers a choice of two film commentaries.
Track one features commentary from director David Twohy and actors
Vin Diesel and Cole Hauser where they talk about their experiences
whilst making the film.
Track two has director David Twohy, producer Tom Engleman and
visual effects supervisor Peter Chiang explaining how the amazing
effects in Pitch Black were created.
Dark Fury details
See Riddick as you have never seen him before in a stylised,
cutting edge 30 minute anime feature, The Chronicles of Riddick:
Directed by Peter Chung (Animatrix, Matriculated, MTV Aeon Flux)
Dark Fury is the prequel to The Chronicles Of Riddick, set to
be the biggest theatrical sci-fi release of 2004 (release date,
August 27). An animation masterpiece, Dark Fury is exclusive to
DVD and video and is available to own from August 16, from Universal
In the heat of the theatrical hype, Dark Fury is a unique way
to enter the Chronicles of Riddick universe. With vibrant action
and stunning extras this is an experience that was created for
DVD. Bonus materials include interviews with the creators, a set
visit feature showing the studios where Dark Fury was created,
an in-depth look at the Riddick character - now cult icon and
a trailer of the new XBox game.
Starring Vin Diesel as the voice and likeness of Riddick, Dark
Fury follows the adventurous path of the ultimate anti-hero after
Pitch Black, bridging the gap to The Chronicles of Riddick. Dark
Fury is the next exhilarating adventure in the Riddick saga introducing
us to new characters and updateing fans of new story lines that
will feature in The Chronicles Of Riddick.
WIN THE DVDS
INDIELONDON is offering readers the chance to win one of two
sets of Pitch Black/Dark Fury DVDs, simply by answering the following
Who directed both Pitch Black and its sequel, The Chronicles
If you think you know the answer, then simply reply to:
VERY IMPORTANT: Please include the answer, your name,
postal address and age with your entry.
We look forward to receiving your entry.
In the meantime, for our verdict on the original Pitch Black,
or its sequel, The Chronicles of Riddick, follow the links on
the right hand column of this page.