The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury

Synopsis: This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail for master villains and she has her sights set on Riddick. And Jack as they cross paths with a ship of body hunters and are brought on board. The captain of the ship, Chillingsworth has an interesting hobby - she captures wanted criminals and makes living statues of them.
Director(s): Peter Chung
Production: Universal Home Video
  1 nomination.
35 min

Hull breach contained.

at 170% capacity.

under current parameters.

whoever we run into.

Could even be... a merc ship.

Critical systems failure in five seconds.

Four seconds. Three seconds.

Two seconds. One second.

First you're a boy, then you're a girl,|and now you're a psychic.

Careful what you wish for,Jack.

state your purpose and contents.

state your purpose and contents.

Unidentified craft,|state your purpose and contents.

Name's Johns.

on a transport run.

from the whole mess are with me.

Outside of that, we got nothing.

Tell me, Mr.Johns,

what brings you to this|lonely corner of space?

I'm a bounty hunter.

Then it appears|we have something in common.

Bring them in.

They're reelin' us in.

Ship is secure in Bay 3.

No offense, but I don't think|that's gonna cut it...

against whatever it is|that's coming for us.


Two heat signatures. Adults.

There's some residual as well.|Could be a juvenile.

More likely burn-off|from the engines.

Find out.

Hold your breath.

Running a tighter sweep.

- Wait a minute.|- What is it?

According to what I'm getting,

they're gone.


Nothing inside that ship's|putting out heat anymore.

How that's possible--


of this bay since I locked it down myself.

Zero atmosphere.


We've got O-2, sir. It's thin,|but you'll be able to breathe it.

- Green for breach.|- Earn your keep.

who is something far worse...

than anyone here|has ever encountered.

Should you survive this day,

it is one you will remember|for the rest of your lives.

Do not underestimate|the importance of such a thing.


Extinguishing foam.

Fall back!|Everyone fall back!

He has to breathe sometime.

You certainly know|how to make an entrance.

That's nothing, scarecrow.|He's gonna kick your ass so hard--

- I think not.

- What do you say?|- Call off your lap dog,

before his trying to impress you|gets him killed.

Am I so obvious?

Call it what you want,|but tell him to stand down, now.

You'll have to excuse|Junner's excitement.

It sometimes makes him|a touch... quick.

Though I can't say I blame him.

You see, he's just heard|so much about you,


Yes, I know your name.

Quite a bit more|about you, I think.

Careful. You may find|what you're digging for.

I'm willing to share, of course,

but I must ask|that you surrender your weapon...

overpaid associates...

come to an untimely end.

Not gonna happen.


The girl is nothing to me.

Then enlighten me.

Why would a stone-cold killer|such as yourself...

ofkeeping the likes ofher alive?

Unless, of course,|you've grown attached.

She's a cover story,|nothing more.

and you'll be saving me the trouble.

Then I have your blessing.

Maybe I know more about you|than you do yourself.

Now just ain't the time.

Lock them down.

We're done here.|- My apologies.

You know how worthless|those are to me. You did well.

in this line of work,Junner.

A small price to pay.

- What will you do with him?|- Slowly,Junner.

Have Riddick brought|to my conservatory.

I've something beautiful in mind.

And,Junner,|unfreeze some more mercs.

Have you ever seen|anything like this before?

Merc ships? Plenty.

how it all goes together.

It is a plantation operation.

A boat like this loads up at port,|signs on as many men as it can hold,

then goes out for months,|sometimes years at a time.

However long it takes|to fill their stores.

Except a merchant rig's|usually harvesting ore,

maybe crops, not people.

contracted manpower on the other.

-Just add heat.|- You know a lot about this sh*t...

for a holy man.

I hear things.

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Brett Matthews

Brett Matthews is an American writer of comics and TV shows. Matthews graduated from Wesleyan University in 1999. He was an assistant to Joss Whedon on television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly. In addition, he scripted the Firefly episode Heart of Gold. In 2004, he wrote the screenplay for the Direct to DVD animated movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury. In comics, Matthews has co-written the Serenity comic book prequel mini-series Those Left Behind and Better Days with Joss Whedon. He is currently writing The Lone Ranger for Dynamite Entertainment. He has also written Daredevil, Spider-Man and Wolverine comicbook specials for Marvel Comics.Matthews received Hugo Award nominations for his script for "Heart of Gold" and in the Graphic Story category for Serenity: Better Days.He served as an executive story editor for Supernatural. In addition, he was credited as a supervising producer and co-executive producer for The Vampire Diaries. On April 26, 2017, MTV announced that Matthews will be the main show runner for the third season of the slasher television series Scream. The show will undergo a reboot with a new cast and setting. Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Yaneley Arty will be credited as executive producers for the series under Flavor Unit Entertainment. more…

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