Riddick: Dark Fury: June 15th you'll see a new DVD hitting the streets. The disc contains some animnated adventures of the character 'Riddick' from the film Pitch Black, voiced by Vin Diesel himself. The animated adventures serve as a sort of prequel to the June 11th release of The Chronicles of Riddick.

From renowned animator Peter Chung ("The Animatrix") comes "The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury", an all-new vision of the Riddick universe. When Riddick is captured by bounty hunters, he must battle soldiers of fortune and vicious creatures in the lethal slaughter cells of a massive starship. RELATED: Chronicles of Riddick 4 Script Comes in Next Week Teases Vin Diesel

Riddick's night vision and ruthless combat skills are all that stand between him and a fate literally worse than death in this animated sci-fi DVD release that bridges the stories of "Pitch Black" and "The Chronicles of Riddick". Today is a first and exclusive look at some artwork from the release due out in stores June 15th.

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As for The Chronicles of Riddick, Vin Diesel reprises his star-making "Pitch Black" role of enigmatic anti- hero Richard B. Riddick in the new science fiction action-adventure epic, "The Chronicles of Riddick". Riddick has spent the last five years on the move among the forgotten worlds on the outskirts of the galaxy, eluding mercenaries bent on collecting the price on his head. Now, the fugitive finds himself on planet Helion, home to a progressive multicultural society, which has been invaded by the Lord Marshal (Feore), a zealot who targets humans for subjugation with his army of warriors known as Necromongers. Exiled to a subterranean prison where extremes of temperature range from arctic nights to volcanic days, Riddick encounters Kyra (Davalos), the lone survivor from an earlier chapter in his life. His efforts to free himself and Kyra lead him to the Necromonger command ship, where he is pitted against the Lord Marshal in an apocalyptic battle with possibly the fate of all beings-both living and dead-hanging in the balance.