At the launch of Babylon AD , Vin Diesel tells the MTV blog that two more Riddick sequels are possible, and that David Twohy is writing the scripts right now. “Everyone knows I love the Riddick character and I’m always working on it,” he says. "The only question is whether we take a page from the ‘Lord of the Rings’ guys and try to shoot the two chapters at the same time." He also hinted that one will be set in the dark Underverse. More over on Empire and io9 .
Downey Jr has a pop at DC
Iron Man and Scanner Darkly star Robert Downey Jr disses The Dark Knight during an interview with Moviehole. “Didn’t get it, still can’t tell you what happened in the movie,” he said, before having a good swear about DC generally. Don't hold back Bob, say what you think.
Let Batman wake you up
And while we're talking about The Dark Knight, how about this cool clock? It has a working Bat-signal and everything! It projects the Batman logo onto your bedroom wall when you press the snooze button. It's available now for $19.99 on DigitalBlue.com . [Thanks Slashfilm.com .]
Rodriguez Lost again?
It's being reported that Michelle Rodriguez, who plays Ana-Lucia on Lost, will return for an episode in the upcoming fifth season. Although her character was shot last time she appeared, it's possible she'll be seen in a flashback or flash-forward sequence. Thanks SCI FI Wire .
LaBeouf's injured hand to feature in Transformers 2
And another from SCI FI Wire : Transformers and Trek writer Roberto Orci confirmed that star Shia LaBeouf's recent hand injury - sustained in a car accident - has become part of the sequel's plot. "Shia just got back to the set last week," Orci says. "We incorporated his injury into it. Not because it was absolutely necessary, but [director] Michael [Bay] in particular wanted to be able to protect him on the set." Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is predicted for a June 2009 release.
That's all for now folks. Remember the latest issue of SFX will hit the shelves officially tomorrow, Wednesday 27 August 2008.