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Riddick Is Most Wanted: Vin Diesel's Epic Takes Opening Weekend Box-office

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th September 2013

Living up to his character in the film, Vin Diesel was the most wanted this weekend as cinema-goers flocked to see his survival epic. Riddick managed $18.7m, landing it the top spot for this weekend’s...

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'Riddick' Shines At The Top Of A Weak Box Office Weekend With $18.7 Mil Debut

By Joe Wilde | 9th September 2013

The third instalment of the 'Riddick' series, this time called Riddick, has shot to the top of the US Box Office on it's opening weekend with estimated takings of $18.7 million. In what has been...

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Weekend Box Office: "Riddick" Triumphs Over First Fall Weekend For Hollywood

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th September 2013

It was a tense fight, but this weekend’s box office goes to the Vin Diesel sci-fi action Riddick, meaning Lee Daniels’ The Butler has finished its three-week run. Riddick made $18.7 making it the first...

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Vin Diesel Stalled Riddick When He Discovered He Was About To Become A Dad

9th September 2013

Vin Diesel dropped his plans to make to make new movie Riddick before the last Fast & the Furious film - because he didn't want to be playing such a dark character while his girlfriend...

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Riddick Dismisses The Butler At The Top Of The U.s. Box Office

8th September 2013

Vin Diesel's sci-fi action film Riddick has ended The Butler's run at the top of the U.S. box office.The movie star helped fund the film and his gamble has partly paid off - Riddick has...

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Riddick Takes $900,000 To Begin Easiest Box-office Win Of The Year

By Michael West | 6th September 2013

Vin Diesel's Riddick is expected to comfortably take the top spot at the box-office this weekend - owing to weak competition - and the action-sci-fi got a head start on Thursday (September 5, 2013) by...

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Welcome Back, Riddick: Charting The Unlikely Ascendancy Of Mr Vin Diesel

By Michael West | 6th September 2013

Vin Diesel's Riddick looks certain to top the box-office on its debut weekend.It's been almost 10 years since The Chronicles of Riddick - which opened to a modest $24 million - though the latest movie...

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Why Do They Keep Making Riddick Films?

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th September 2013

As we approach the first weekend of Autumn, Riddick is set to dominate the post-Summer box office when it hits America tonight. Its competition: The Butler (been out for a month now), We’re The Millers...

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The Reviews Are In For Vin Diesel's Riddick - High-tension Action Or Sloppy Sequel?

By Victoria Pavlova | 6th September 2013

Vin Diesel’s Riddick, which hit theatres this week, was something of a pet project for the actor. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Diesel accuired the rights to the Universal sci-fi franchise with a trade-off –...

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Vin Diesel: 'Leave Ben Affleck Alone About Playing Batman'

5th September 2013

Actor Vin Diesel has urged critics to give Ben Affleck a break after they took aim at his casting as Batman in the Man Of Steel sequel.The Fast & Furious star, who passed on the...

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Vin Diesel’S Crafty Deal To Keep ‘Riddick’ Franchise Alive

By Nick Hill | 5th September 2013

Vin Diesel completed filming for the third instalment of the 'Riddick' franchise earlier this year, which he produced and starred in. Diesel's dedication to 'Riddick' is far from the norm, as the 46 year old...

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Fascinating Fact: 3849373

4th September 2013

Movie star Vin Diesel halted his appearance on U.S. late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday (03Sep13) to pray for the health of ailing former South African leader Nelson Mandela. The action man, who...

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The Things They Say: 3849374

4th September 2013

"It was very important to get that reclusive nature about the character before shooting the movie." Vin Diesel on spending four months researching his character in new movie Riddick alone in the woods.

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Vin Diesel Quite Literally Put His House On Riddick's Success

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

With the fourth instalment of the Riddick franchise comes a startling truth: if the series hadn’t worked out – it did, of course, propel its star to Hollywood stardom back in 2000 – then Vin...

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Vin Diesel Risked His Home To Finance New Riddick Film

30th August 2013

Hollywood tough guy Vin Diesel put his house at risk to complete production on his new film Riddick.The star has played anti-hero Richard B. Riddick in two movies - 2000's Pitch Black and 2004's The...

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A Week In News: Batfleck, Miley Cyrus At Vma's, Taylor Swift's F-bomb

By Michael West | 29th August 2013

Batfleck: Well, Warner Bros caught us all off guard last week, announcing Ben Affleck as the new Batman for the Man of Steel 2 - and just as we were winding down for the week....

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Niall Horan Wants Tom Felton To Play Him In 1d Biopic

29th August 2013

One Direction star Niall Horan thinks 'Harry Potter' actor Tom Felton would be the perfect choice to play him in a biopic.The 19-year-old pop star and his bandmates have just released their own 3D documentary...

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Vin Diesel Says 'Riddick' Release Marks 'A Victory'

By Holly Williams | 29th August 2013

Vin Diesel has made a grand appearance on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie 'Riddick' which is finally set to hit theatres everywhere nine years after the previous movie.The...

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Vin Diesel And Marvel - Something's Happening, That's For Sure

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th August 2013

Vin Diesel’s Facebook page – with something like 45-million ‘likes’ – is a news source in its own right. So when he started hinting at a collaboration with Marvel, and put a picture of Groot...

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Vin Diesel Confirms Allegiance With Marvel & Hints At 2017 Mystery Project

By Joe Wilde | 29th August 2013

For a while now Vin Diesel has been dropping subtle hints that he's working on something that will have all the nerds in the west clipping their heels together in a joyous embrace of his...

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Vin Diesel Surrounded By Female Co-stars At Hollywood Star Unveiling

27th August 2013

Vin Diesel was surrounded by a trio of feisty females as he unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday (26Aug13).The action star became the 2,504th celebrity to have their name etched...

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Bradley Cooper To Play Rocket Raccoon In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'?

By Joe Wilde | 23rd August 2013

Marvel studios have two highly anticipated superhero ensemble films coming out in the next few years, with Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron heading to the big screen in the...

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Bradley Cooper For Guardians Of The Galaxy

23rd August 2013

Bradley Cooper is wanted for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The Oscar-nominated 'Silver Linings Playbook' actor has reportedly been offered the deal to voice the role of Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's new space-set comic book movie...

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Vin Diesel To Star In Soldiers Of The Sun

15th August 2013

Vin Diesel will produce and star in new franchise, 'Soldiers of the Sun'.The 'Fast & Furious 6' actor has teamed up with screenwriter Arash Amel - who penned the upcoming Nicole Kidman-starring 'Grace of Monaco'...

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Vin Diesel In Talks For Guardians Of The Galaxy

13th August 2013

Action man Vin Diesel is in talks to join the cast of Marvel Comics' new superhero movie Guardians Of The Galaxy.The Fast and The Furious star first sparked rumours of his involvement in an upcoming...

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Cast Shooting 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' On London's Millennium Bridge [Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th August 2013

As Guardians of The Galaxy, Marvel’s superhero team have a pretty big catchment area, which includes London. Cast frm th movie were seen filming scenes on the Millennium Bridge over the River Thames over the...

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Vin Diesel For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

12th August 2013

Vin Diesel is in talks to play Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Fast & Furious 6' star is reportedly being eyed to play the tree-like alien superhero in Marvel's new space-set comic book movie...

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Vin Diesel Drops Facebook Hint For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Role

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th August 2013

When you’ve got 45-million ‘likes’ on Facebook, you don’t have to wait for press to come to you, or even go out looking for an outlet, you can simply type something on your page and...

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Fast And Furious 7 Set To Feature Ufc Champ Ronda Rousey

By Joe Wilde | 9th August 2013

Fast & Furious 7 is definitely happening, and with more pimped out cars and never-ending airport runways lined up for a big screen return, the bosses behind the surprisingly long-running series are currently ironing out...

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Vin Diesel Lands Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

8th August 2013

Vin Diesel is to be honoured with the 2,504th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The Fast & The Furious star will unveil his plaque outside the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on 26 August (13)....

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