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Neill Blomkamp Alien Sequel Confirmed

February 19th, 2015 by Andrew McCarroll Comments



Alien 5 is a go!!!! Not only that but a Prometheus sequel is still in the works for a March 2016 release

Having previously posted some Alien sequel concept art for an Alien movie that never made it into production. Most assumed that would be the closest that District 9 director Neill Blomkamp would get to the franchise.

alien np

However Blomkamp has posted the above image to his Instagram account with the comment “Um… So I think it’s officially my next film #alien”.

20th Century Fox have confirmed that the movie will be a sequel and not a prequel. What has yet to be confirmed is the return of Ripley played by Sigourney Weaver. Weaver, who worked with Blomkamp on the upcoming Chappie which hits cinemas March 6th. The new “Alien” takes place years after the “Prometheus” sequel. Ridley Scott is producing both films through his production company Scott Free.

Source: Variety

Andrew McCarroll never quite built on the dizzying career heights that he hit at 6 years old, when as a member of the “Ghostbusters” he would charge his neighbours to remove any unwanted spectres. Now retired from slaying spooks, he spends his time obsessing over superheroes (especially Batman) and devouring shows like Dexter, Game of Thrones and Archer in a manner that would make Galactus proud. You can follow his rants on twitter @andymc1983