`Riddick` to release in India in four languages

Last Updated: Aug 13, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

New Delhi: Hollywood actor Vin Diesel`s sci-fi action film `Riddick` will release in India Sep 6 in four languages - English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

`Riddick` is the third film in `The Chronicles of Riddick` series, starring Diesel as the title character. It will be released by PVR Pictures in India.

"The `Riddick` series has been a glorious franchise in the west, and we thought it was the right time to bring this cult to India," Deepak Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, PVR Pictures Ltd, said in a statement.

"We are set to release the film pan India in four different languages. Owing to the fact that Vin Diesel is a name synonymous with action, we believe that the audience will definitely anticipate the release of this film," added Sharma.

Written and directed by David Twohy, `Riddick` is a dark action-packed science fiction film, packed with breathtaking battle sequences.

The last film of the franchise released in 2004.

The latest movie hits worldwide screens on Sep 6 too. It revolves around Richard Riddick fighting for survival on a planet with alien predators before eventually going back to save his entire Furyan Race from destruction.

IANS