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Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus 2′ May Be Delaying Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien 5′

18 August 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus 2 finally seems to be on track, with shooting expected to begin in January 2016. But there’s been no word yet on a timetable for that other Alien movie, the one being directed by Neill Blomkamp. Turns out Prometheus 2 might be the reason why. Rumor has it 20th Century Fox is […]

The post Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus 2′ May Be Delaying Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien 5′ appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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'Prometheus 2' Is Stalling 'Alien 5' Because of Ridley Scott

18 August 2015 2:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this year, director Neill Blomkamp released numerous pieces of artwork for an Alien sequel he teased may be his next project. Just one month later, 20th Century Fox was on board, and Alien 5 was officially happening, with original Alien director Ridley Scott set to produce. Ridley Scott is still set to direct Prometheus 2, and we reported in March that Alien 5 won't interfere with the director's plans for that sequel. As it turns out, it's the other way around, with a report from Bloody-Disgusting claiming that Ridley Scott wants to make Prometheus 2 before Alien 5. Here's what an unidentified source had to say.

"Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea. Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first. »

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Neill Blomkamp's Alien Movie May Get Bumped By This Sci-Fi Sequel

18 August 2015 1:43 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The Alien timeline has grown muddy over the years, and from what we have been hearing, there will be a few more twists and turns before the picture becomes more clear.   Currently, there are two Alien-inspired projects in different stages of development: Prometheus 2, which Ridley Scott still hopes to direct; and Neill Blomkamp.s Alien film, which some suggest will ignore parts three and four and build off of James Cameron.s Aliens. Only now, Bloody-Disgusting is quoting a source as saying Scott is demanding that Blomkamp pump the brakes on his Alien 5 until After the Alien director has gone into pre-production on Prometheus 2? Why? No concrete reason was given, though there were two scenarios that seemed to map out where both projects are at the moment. B-d says that the production delay would give Neill Blomkamp more time to fully develop the screenplay that he.s »

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Movie News: 'Alien 5' Might Wait Until After 'Prometheus 2'; First Look at Elizabeth Olsen in 'I Saw the Light'

18 August 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Alien 5: We've been hearing about Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel for months, with a tentative release date set for 2017. Then came a report that Ridley Scott would begin filming a sequel to 2012's Prometheus early next year. Now yet another report suggests that Prometheus 2 will hit theaters in 2017, which is also when Blomkamp's Alien sequel will go into production, aiming for release in 2018. Whew! We're still awaiting official word. [Bloody Disgusting]   I Saw the Light: Our first look at Elizabeth Olsen in I Saw the Light reveals her in the studio with Tom Hiddleston as legendary country singer Hank Williams. Olsen co-stars as his wife, Audrey; the two had what's described as a "volatile" relationship. The movie...

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Alien 5 Update: Is Prometheus 2 Holding Neill Blomkamp Up?

18 August 2015 11:31 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Production on Prometheus 2 may delay shooting on Alien 5 Although District 9 and Chappie helmer Neill Blomkamp has been slowly dribbling concept art designs for his new untitled Alien sequel on the web as recently as last month, Alien 5 may have a built-in decelerator in the form of its producer Ridley Scott, who, according to Bloody Disgusting‘s inside source,…

The post Alien 5 Update: Is Prometheus 2 Holding Neill Blomkamp Up? appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Max Evry

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Rumor: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus 2' Is Delaying Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' Movie

18 August 2015 11:14 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Earlier this year, fans were both excited and warily confused when it was announced that Neill Blomkamp would be directing a new entry in the "Alien" series. His movie proposes bringing back Sigourney Weaver, but would ignore everything after James Cameron's "Aliens" from 1986 and act as a "genetic sibling" to that film and its 1979 predecessor. Okay, cool, but what about Ridley Scott's "Prometheus 2"?  Reports earlier this month suggested that he would start shooting that film in January 2016, and according to the latest rumors, whatever Scott is planning will hold up Blomkamp's picture. According to Bloody Disgusting, 20th Century Fox is following Scott's request on the order in which the movies will hit the big screen. “ 'Alien 5' is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea,” their souce said. “Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Prometheus 2 could push Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 back; Michael Biehn not officially cast

18 August 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the announcement of Prometheus 2 finally heading into development, sources have told Bloody-Disgusting that it could have an impact on Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5.

Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea,” the source claims. “Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first.”

We’d already heard that Blomkamp had to change his Alien 5 story to accommodate Prometheus 2, and this is just one more thing to push back on his original plan. Blomkamp was very outspoken about Fox after his Halo movie fell through, saying he would need “an ungodly amount of money to ever work with them again”, so this can’t help mend those bridges.

However some good news to come from this is »

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Is "Prometheus 2" Delaying "Alien 5"?

18 August 2015 2:48 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Looks like the Neill Blomkamp-directed direct sequel to "Aliens" could be on hold for a short while according to a new report from Bloody Disgusting.

Their sources suggest that though Fox is still keen on the project, it's said to be on hold until after Ridley Scott gets into production on his proposed "Prometheus" sequel:

"Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea. Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first."

Blomkamp will continue to slowly prep the next "Alien" while Scott shoots the "Prometheus" follow-up early next year.

There may be an upside to the delay of Blomkamp's project - it not only allows for more development time, it also lets him easier resolve any potential »

- Garth Franklin

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Development On Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 Slows Down For Prometheus 2

17 August 2015 3:22 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Progress on Neill Blomkamp’s touted Alien 5 sequel has slowed down since its official announcement earlier this year. And according to a report from Bloody Disgusting, it’s a result of Fox’s other Alien-related movie: Prometheus 2. While the studio is apparently still enthusiastic to relaunch the franchise, the site’s intel says Fox is “being forced to hold off” until Ridley Scott begins production on the Prometheus sequel:

Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea,” our regular tipster tells us. “Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first.”

This delay on Alien 5 bears a silver lining. The extended development process will allow for Blomkamp to further work out kinks in the script and figure »

- Gem Seddon

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Ridley Scott Insisted Promethus 2 Trump Blomkamp's Alien 5

17 August 2015 2:24 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

It seems that when you're Ridley Scott, director of the first Alien film and launcher of a hit franchise, you get to have your way, even when it comes to cursory projects related to the Alien universe. Last week we reported that Scott's Prometheus 2 could shoot as early as January 2016, which raised some question about how that could affect Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 project. Well, now it seems like we have our answer.

According to an industry insider, “Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea. Blomkamp continues to work on the script and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first.”

Once Prometheus 2 is done and done, Blomkamp will reportedly shoot h [Continued ...] »

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DVD Review – The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

17 August 2015 2:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Town That Dreaded Sundown, 2014.

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

Starring Addison TimlinVeronica CartwrightAnthony Anderson, Joshua Leonard, Edward Herrman, Travis Tope, Gary Cole, Spencer Treat Clark.

Synopsis:

65 years after a spate of murders in a small town the killings start up again, but how could it be the same killer?

This trend of delving back into our beloved horror movies and totally screwing with the mythology is a strange one, especially as there seems to be no such thing as a straight sequel any more. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a title that should be familiar to most genre fans as it has a fairly solid reputation as a proto-slasher/crime thriller that pre-dates Halloween by two years and presents a masked killer stalking and killing the innocent inhabitants of a small American town. This sequel/reboot with the same name is a curious beast in that it »

- Gary Collinson

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13 Best Horror Movie Scream Queens of All Time

13 August 2015 7:19 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Calling somebody a Scream Queen is something of a misnomer. This point is brought up because an actress can be called that and not actually scream in a film. It truly comes down to how she distinguishes herself in a given role. It's not about how much she exercises her vocal talents. It's more about how many squeals she can illicit from the audience.

Some Scream Queens do, in fact, scream very well. Others do things in a horror movie to make people scream. It all comes down to the kind of scary movie that it is. A film like Scream is filled with people hollering at the top of their lungs, hence the title. A movie like It Follows is not. Yet, they are both very scary horror movies.

However, the Scream Queen resides on a certain block in pop culture. Usually, they are inordinately attractive. However, this is »

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MGM's Lioness, the Epitome of Hollywood Superstardom, Has Her Day on TCM

10 August 2015 2:19 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Joan Crawford Movie Star Joan Crawford movies on TCM: Underrated actress, top star in several of her greatest roles If there was ever a professional who was utterly, completely, wholeheartedly dedicated to her work, Joan Crawford was it. Ambitious, driven, talented, smart, obsessive, calculating, she had whatever it took – and more – to reach the top and stay there. Nearly four decades after her death, Crawford, the star to end all stars, remains one of the iconic performers of the 20th century. Deservedly so, once you choose to bypass the Mommie Dearest inanity and focus on her film work. From the get-go, she was a capable actress; look for the hard-to-find silents The Understanding Heart (1927) and The Taxi Dancer (1927), and check her out in the more easily accessible The Unknown (1927) and Our Dancing Daughters (1928). By the early '30s, Joan Crawford had become a first-rate film actress, far more naturalistic than »

- Andre Soares

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Prometheus 2 Could Shoot January 2016

4 August 2015 10:55 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

After leaving science fiction behind for most of his career, it seems Ridley Scott has caught a bug and won't let the genre go. And for fans of Prometheus, that's great news. In a recent interview with Total Film, Ridley Scott stated that production on the sequel could begin as early as January 2016.

“I’ve got back into the sci-fi thing, I kind of adore it,” said the 77 year-old director.

After Damon Lindelof stepped away from writing the sequel, Jake Paglen (Transcendence) was brought on board to pen, with a re-write coming in from Michael Green, who'd worked with Scott on the Blade Runner sequel.

Obvious questions arise about how and if the world of Prometheus intersects with Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien sequel. Luckily, the way Prom [Continued ...] »

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Prometheus 2 Production Begins in January 2016

4 August 2015 8:21 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

It's been 3 years since Prometheus came out in theaters and despite a luke-warm reception, production for the sequel has a date.  

Ridley Scott is a busy busy man, nowadays.  This fall he has The Martian coming out, a crime drama with Leonardo DiCaprio, and Blade Runner 2.  With all these big time movies in the works, somehow Scott has found a way to do a sequel to the Alien prequel, Prometheus.

Prometheus 2 will be in production starting in January of 2016. This news comes via Total Film.

While many of us would surmise that Prometheus 2 would follow the events from the first one, Scott isn't looking to immediately follow up with the Aliens theme. In fact, he has said that he wants to introduce new aliens and move away from Xenomorphs.  

There is no word yet if Michael Fassbender or Noomi Rapace will be returning. However, one would think in »

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Latest Featurette For Ridley Scott’s The Martian Asks If Ares-3 Crew Are Made Of The Right Stuff

4 August 2015 6:59 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ridley Scott may have one eye trained on his beloved Alien universe and, specifically, Prometheus 2, but before venturing back to Lv-223 and its surrounding galaxy, the filmmaker will be releasing a much more grounded sci-fi tale with The Martian.

Hot on the heels of last week’s striking screenshots, which pictured Matt Damon’s wayward astronaut Mark Watney marooned on the Red Planet, 20th Century Fox has debuted a new featurette for the film that gives us a better insight into the minds of the Ares-3 crew. After undergoing a ten-day period of isolation, each member of the mission is interviewed individually for a psych test, serving up a vertical slice of their distinct personalities; from Damon’s decorated astronaut to Jessica Chastain’s stern, no-nonsense commander, Melissa Lewis.

Containing no footage from The Martian itself, it’s an effective viral marketing campaign that uses Prometheus as a touchstone, »

- Michael Briers

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Prometheus 2 is happening and shooting will start in January 2016

4 August 2015 3:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Prometheus 2 will reportedly start production in January next year.

The sequel to Prometheus, the Alien prequel released in 2012, was announced as in development early last year.

However, the film has now confirmed a shoot date of January 2016, according to Total Film.

"I've got back into the sci-fi thing, I kind of adore it," director Ridley Scott told the magazine in a new interview.

Prometheus 2 will be written by Green Lantern screenwriter Michael Green. However, the sequel will not have the fan favourite Xenomorphs.

Scott also gave his view on upcoming sci-fi epic Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

"Star Wars is a juggernaut," he says. "Good, bad or indifferent. And with that director [Jj Abrams], it ain't gonna be indifferent, it's gonna be really interesting."

Prometheus stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace will reprise their roles as David the android and Elizabeth Shaw in Prometheus 2.

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Prometheus 2 is happening and shooting will start in January 2016

4 August 2015 3:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Prometheus 2 will reportedly start production in January next year.

The sequel to Prometheus, the Alien prequel released in 2012, was announced as in development early last year.

However, the film has now confirmed a shoot date of January 2016, according to Total Film.

"I've got back into the sci-fi thing, I kind of adore it," director Ridley Scott told the magazine in a new interview.

Prometheus 2 will be written by Green Lantern screenwriter Michael Green. However, the sequel will not have the fan favourite Xenomorphs.

Scott also gave his view on upcoming sci-fi epic Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

"Star Wars is a juggernaut," he says. "Good, bad or indifferent. And with that director [Jj Abrams], it ain't gonna be indifferent, it's gonna be really interesting."

Prometheus stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace will reprise their roles as David the android and Elizabeth Shaw in Prometheus 2.

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Prometheus 2 rumoured to be shooting in January 2016

4 August 2015 1:29 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Ridley Scott is said to be returning to space next year for the sequel to his Alien prequel, with returning stars Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender

While the critical response might have been mixed (The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw called it “muddled”), the box office for Prometheus was a global success story.

Related: Monster fuss: Ridley Scott alienates xenomorphs from Prometheus 2

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- Benjamin Lee

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Prometheus 2 will start shooting in January

4 August 2015 12:52 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

I can’t think of a movie that has divided critics, and my mates, more than Prometheus. The ultimate Marmite movie that you either loved or loathed in equal measure. The film did pretty well at the box-office (it is the most successful film in the Alien franchise with worldwide takings sat at over $400 million), and a sequel has been in the works for a little while, but we’re hearing via Total Film that Ridley Scott is planning to shoot the movie in January of next year, supposedly for a 2017 release.

We’re also hearing that both Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace are set to return, though we can’t say the same of the famous Xenomorph.

“The beast is done,” Scott said in a recent interview. “Cooked. I got lucky meeting Giger all those years ago. It’s very hard to repeat that. I just happen to be »

- Paul Heath

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