Things We Saw Today: Vin Diesel Announces Riddick Sequel and TV Show
In a simple Instagram update Vin Diesel revealed two very important pieces of information to fans of the Riddick franchise. Not only is his production company’s new TV arm working on producing a TV show called Merc City, which follows the bounty hunters from the Riddick universe, but filmmaker David Twohy is currently writing a new installment in the Riddick film franchise called Furia, named after the planet Riddick’s people call home. (via Spinoff Online)
- If you love the written word, awesome stationary supplies, or both (it’s both, right?), then this subscription box is for you! Check out LitKit, an awesome-looking subscription service that sends you carefully curated writing from small presses, as well as writing supplies, prompts, and much more to stoke your creative fire. (via their Kickstarter Campaign)
- The New York Magazine has an amazing piece this weekend about Women in Hollywood. It’s an intense, thorough interview with a diverse group of women from all over the spectrum in the entertainment industry talking about the realities of their careers.
Um, have you seen this stormtrooper dress from Her Universe yet? Now you’ll have something to wear to the midnight screening of The Force Awakens! It’s available for $24.99 at Hot Topic. (via Geek Alerts)
- A Vietnamese man named Phuc Dat Bich wants Facebook to stop deleting his account. Seriously, their “community guidelines” and name rules are so arbitrary, it’s laughable. (via The Daily Dot)
- NASA has contracted SpaceX to help them send U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station! They’ve also contracted Boeing. NASA hasn’t officially decided which company’s tech they’re going to use, as both companies have to compete in a hardcore certification process. Can someone say Space Race 2.0? (via Gizmodo)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is finally coming to Universal Studios in Hollywood! Check out this inside look at what the experience is like! Rejoice, Potterheads! (via Nerdist)
Hope you’re having a great weekend so far! Seen anything interesting today?
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