Nolan Funk is set to star alongside Vin Diesel in the next installment of the “Riddick” franchise.David Twohy wrote the script and is back to direct. Katee Sackhoff and Jordi Molla are also in talks to star. Production on the second sequel recently resumed after a two-month hiatus while the producers finalized financing. Plot details are being kept under wraps. Diesel, Ted Field, Amy Halvorsen and Scott Kroopf are producing. Funk can be seen next in the Bold Films pic “Evidence” and just wrapped the co-lead role in the ABC Family pilot “Intercept.” He is repped by Gersh and Industry Entertainment.