Prometheus 2 News

Prometheus 2 Now Titled Alien: Covenant According to Ridley Scott Recently it was announced that Neill Blomkamp’s Alien sequel was tabled in favor of the second chapter of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus series. Scheduled to start shooting in 2016, the film will see the return of lead actors Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender.

Ridley Scott may have changed the name of his Prometheus sequel yet again Ridley Scott certainly enjoys talking about his upcoming sequel to PROMETHEUS, and the director's latest soundbite on the subject includes yet another title change for the film. Per The Playlist, Scott sat down at the AFI Film Festival to discuss his career and naturally, the discussion soon turned to his involvement in the ALIEN franchise. The PROMETHEUS sequel has most recently been... Read More...

Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' Sequel on Hold to Make Way For 'Prometheus 2' In space, no one can hear your pre-production developments being set back. Sci-fi filmmaker Neill Blomkamp tweeted as much last night when he announced that his upcoming fifth entry under the Alien franchise banner had been put on hold in favor of a sequel to Alien prequel Prometheus, courtesy of the original Alien director Ridley Scott. Continue reading…

Alien 5 On Hold According To Neill Blomkamp Earlier tonight, Alien 5 director Neill Blomkamp revealed via Twitter that his planned renovation is on hold pending the release of Ridley Scott‘s Alien prequel, Alien: Paradise Lost. alien is kinda holding/ pending prometheus 2. So I shall be working on other things… as much as I love the xeno- and Lt ripley — Иeill BlomkΛmp (@NeillBlomkamp) October 30, 2015 Scott had previously suggested the two films would be developed in tandem, but perhaps something has changed. Since first sharing concept art of Sigourney Weaver‘s Lt.

Ridley Scott Explains Alien: Paradise Lost Title Despite seemingly digging itself into a position of poor critical and fan reception with Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection in the mid-90s, followed by a pair of not-great Aliens vs. Predator films, the Alien brand is back bigger than ever.

Ridley Scott Clarifies Alien: Paradise Lost Connection To Alien Series Director Ridley Scott surprised fans yesterday by announcing the Prometheus 2 title as Alien: Paradise Lost. HeyUGuys caught up with Scott on the red carpet of the European premiere of his new film, The Martian, and asked for a clarification on the title. Click here to view the embedded video. “Because we’re heading back to why and how and when the beast was invented,” said Scott.

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.

Neill Blomkamp's Alien Will Shoot After Prometheus 2 Engineers before XenomorphsInternet doommongers have been tutting and ostentatiously looking at their watches lately, wondering why we've heard nothing of Neill Blomkamp's developing Alien sequel for a few months. Some have decided that the project is already quietly disappearing, but Michael Biehn and a source in Fox's orbit have now both come out to insist it's still very much a priority. The delay is simply about it being handled with care, is the official line.

Prometheus 2 Reportedly Starts Filming This January The sequel to Prometheus is reportedly gearing up to begin production at the start of next year. During its interview with Alien and Prometheus director Ridley Scott, Total Film magazine let it drop that Prometheus 2 begins filming in January 2016. “I’ve got back into the sci-fi thing, I kind of adore it," Scott told the mag (via Scified). Scott is producing both Prometheus 2 and Alien 5, the latter of which will be directed by District 9's Neill Blomkamp.

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