Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor in the United States, announced Wednesday that acclaimed actor and producer Vin Diesel has chosen a winner for the Regal Fan Art Challenge.
Regal moviegoers were asked to design a poster for the upcoming “Riddick” movie. Selected from nearly 800 contest entries, a design by Merē Jorgensen is the grand prize winner.
“I have career aspirations of working in the entertainment design industry, and a friend suggested I enter. It seemed like a great opportunity to exercise my skills and gain some experience,” said Merē when asked about her interest in the contest.
“I love science fiction and the overall aesthetic of the ‘Riddick’ franchise. I also like Vin Diesel and how he often takes on fun roles in films, which is always enjoyable to see.”[ Also Visit: Robojit and the Sand Planet – Global Entertainment Project ]
The winning poster features Riddick himself ruling the dark, wearing his signature goggles. Merē’s design will be on display at all participating Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres across the country. And while supplies last, mini-posters will be given away for free during opening weekend of “Riddick,” starting September 6.
As grand prize winner, Jorgensen will receive a framed copy of her poster autographed by Vin Diesel along with free hotel and airfare to Los Angeles to see “Riddick” at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE.[ Click here to read more stories on Movies ]
Betrayed by the Necromongers and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before.
Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.