We always knew a time would come where we get our news entirely and unashamedly from Facebook. We are happy to report that today is that day. According to Vin Diesel’s Facebook page, The Chronicles Of Riddick 3 is underway and looking for possible locations.
Hollywood loves drawing on twisted old fables for inspiration, so perhaps it was inevitable that the traditional tale of the Pied Piper and his irresistible music would one day charm its way onto the big screen. However, according to the developers- Persistent Entertainment, Pantry Films and Zenescope Entertainment – the story is getting a serious 21st century kick in the pants.
It’s a dream so crazy that even the infamous Man of La Mancha would be impressed. Cinema’s favourite dreamer Terry Gilliam is forging ahead with his abandoned project The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which was abandoned in 2000 after a series of truly unfortunate events.
We all heard the news a few months ago, a film remake (yawn) of My Fair Lady, directed by Joe Wright- the man who brought us Keira Knightley being all big-chinny in Pride and Prejudice and Keira Knightley playing ‘my chin is quite sad’ in Atonement. But wait! Today it’s been announced that this whole Joe Wright palava is one big porky.
If the Queen, Muhammed Ali and Jane Austen- to name but a few- are deemed worthy of film immortality, it could be the crime of the decade that it’s taken this long for the Chico movie to materialize. You remember Chico right? Come on! “It’s Chico time!” and, well, no that was kind of it.