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It was one of the most anticipated movies of 2012, but writer Damon Lindelof will not be coming back to write the sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus. In an interview with Collider, the Lost writer explained why.

"Ridley [Scott] and I talked at great length during the story process of the first movie about what subsequent movies would be if Prometheus were to be successful" he said in the interview. "And I think that the movie ended in a very specific way that hinted at, or strongly implied that there were going to be continuing adventures worthy of writing stories. What those stories would be would not necessarily usurp or transcend the Alien franchise as we saw it because we know that the Nostromo hasn’t come along yet. So the idea was to set up a universe that… Is it a prequel? Okay. If that’s what we want to call it, »

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