Ridley Scott Ready To Return To Prometheus? While talking to Empire about his new film, The Martian, director Ridley Scott mentioned after shooting was complete, he was on a time-crunch because “I was starting to was starting to look for locations for my next movie, which is Prometheus 2.” That sure looks like confirmation that he’s actually making the sequel to his 2012 quasi-Alien prequel, but I’m doubtful. Scott keeps a large variety of projects in development at any given time, offering attention to each until money, schedules, and ideas coalesce.