Vin Diesel's Shrewd Move: Trading 'Fast & Furious' Cameo To Own 'Riddick' Rights

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September 04, 2013 AT 4:34 AM
Vin Diesel doesn't just play Riddick, the intergalactic ex-con who can see in the dark, he owns the role -- literally. And thanks to some shrewd maneuvers from the muscle-bound star, he has kept the franchise alive: Nine years after the last movie in the series, Universal is releasing Riddick on Sept. 6.