Look who'll be hunting Vin Diesel in Riddick 3: Katee Sackhoff!

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Dec 16, 2012, 12:07 PM EST

Everyone's favorite hot-headed fighter pilot has just been cast in the third Riddick movie.

Deadline reports that Battlestar Galactica's Katee Sackhoff is in "final negotiations" to play the female lead in Riddick, the third film to star Vin Diesel as the title galactic outlaw. Sackhoff will play Dahl, described as a "Nordic mercenary" who is hunting Riddick.

The role bring Sackhoff back to sci-fi after she spent the past couple of post-BSG years with parts on 24 and CSI. She also has two movies, The Haunting in Georgia and Evil Sexy Genius, waiting to arrive later this year.

With Sackhoff coming on board, it looks like the financial problems that plagued Riddick in the early going have finally been put to rest. The movie was shut down late last fall after the production had problems paying the bills, but the issue was sorted out and work resumed shortly after the holidays.

So what do you think about Starbuck herself going toe to toe with the mighty Riddick?

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