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Alien: Isolation Release Date Pegged For October 7th

29 March 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Creative Assembly has finally confirmed a release date for its eagerly anticipated survival-horror title, Alien: Isolation. Taking to the stage at Eurogamer’s Egx Rezzed event, the studio confirmed that it will let the xenomorph out of the cage on October 7th, 2014.

“We couldn’t be happier to finally announce a date for Alien: Isolation,” Creative Assembly’s Alistair Hope said. “The reaction we have seen so far has been simply incredible, from the screams and shrieks to the cold sweats and racing hearts. It’s the Alien game that we’ve always wanted to play and we can’t wait to let everyone get their hands on it this fall.”

In the game, players will assume the role of one Amanda Ripley; daughter of Ellen and employee at the devious Weyland-Yutani organisation. Moreover, Alien: Isolation will take place fifteen years after the events of Ridley Scott’s seminal 1979 film, »

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8 Things Prometheus 2 Must Do To Avoid Being Terrible

27 March 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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At the moment that this week’s announcement from Fox that Ridley Scott’s mystery movie being released in 2016 was made, science-fiction fans all over the world experienced an inexplicable feeling of dread in the pits of their stomachs. Upon learning that Prometheus 2 is a concrete prospect, that dread likely turned to ambivalent resignation that the sequel’s likely to be just as ill-conceived and poorly executed as the first (or is that fifth? It’s hard to tell with Alien movies. Does Aliens vs. Predator count?). Can we really expect anything better?

Yes, Prometheus had a whole host of problems that have been exhaustively detailed in many of the internet’s hate-outlets: script issues, poor character motivations, a shaky-at-best plot and some of the dumbest intergalactic scientists in movie history being just a fraction of the criticisms leveled at Ridley Scott’s first new sci-fi picture since Blade Runner. »

- Mark Allen

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Game News: Last, Alien, Thrones, Morpheus

27 March 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Last of Us: Definitive Edition

PlayStation's Eurasian software market manager tells CNN Turk that a PS4 version of "The Last of Us" is coming this Summer. No price point was revealed.

The package includes first game and the 'Left Behind' Dlc, boasts enhanced visuals, and will apparently be available as physical and digital copies. Neither Sony or Naughty Dog have yet to confirm/deny the report. [Source: Agb]

Alien: Isolation

A new featurette is out for Creative Assembly's upcoming single-player survival horror game based on the classic Ridley Scott film. The game is slated to launch later this year on PS3, PS4, 360, XB1 and PC.

The company is taking a lo-fi sci-fi approach, to the point that no technology developed after 1979 will be included, so all the tech seen is "push-button... clunky, glitchy and imperfect."

That included filming game content on VHS tapes and playing it back on old Crt televisions, »

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‘Prometheus 2′: Still Happening, Now With More Michael Fassbenders

25 March 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Prometheus, are you reading this? No really, are you reading this? According to The Wrap, the “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” slated for 2016 that has been such a mystery for so long now is Prometheus 2. After 20th Century Fox announced a whole slate of movies through 2018, with a blip in the schedule for 2016 for Scott’s mysterious film of the unknown, speculations were ablaze at what the director could be cooking up as his next move. Another Blade Runner movie to follow up the reboot he’s currently working on? That would’ve been cool, wouldn’t it? A completely new film unconnected to a franchise without any expectations? Real rad. Instead, we’re getting the sequel to the unofficial prequel to the Alien franchise. It’s not as if this news wasn’t coming sooner or later; In 2012, Prometheus was a box office hit, raking in $400m worldwide. But what it wasn’t was a critical »

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News Bites: Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Kids' Clothing Line; 'Prometheus' Sequel Moves Forward, More

25 March 2014 11:05 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Maleficent: Add "clothing designer" to Angelina Jolie's resume. She has teamed with Stella McCartney to design a line of children's clothing inspired by her forthcoming movie Maleficent. The line includes clothes for boys and girls, ranging in price from $75 to $185. Jolie plays the titular (and villainous) character in the live-action version of Sleeping Beauty, set for release on May 30. [Yahoo] Prometheus 2: Michael Green, who recently worked with Ridley Scott on a script for a new Blade Runner movie, has been hired to rewrite the screenplay for Prometheus 2, the sequel to Scott's 2012 Alien prequel. Production could begin as soon as this fall, with an unconfirmed release date in March 2016. Reportedly, the movie will feature multiple androids played by Michael...

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'Prometheus 2': Let's speculate wildly about the 'Alien' prequel-sequel

25 March 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

So Fox has officially announced a sequel to Prometheus, the Alien movie that didn’t really have any Alien aliens, but did have the aliens who made those aliens, and also a squid baby. Prometheus made a decent-though-not-tremendous chunk of change when it came out, and its mystery-laden plot inspired plenty of chatter. And whether you liked the movie or not, the prospect of a sequel is intriguing — mainly because it’s difficult to imagine what a sequel to Prometheus would be.

But let’s read the tea leaves for a moment. The original report at TheWrap said that the »

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Movie News: Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Kids' Clothing Line; 'Prometheus' Sequel Moves Forward; 'Edge of Tomorrow' Teaser

25 March 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Maleficent: Add "clothing designer" to Angelina Jolie's resume. She has teamed with Stella McCartney to design a line of children's clothing inspired by her forthcoming movie Maleficent. The line includes clothes for boys and girls, ranging in price from $75 to $185. Jolie plays the titular (and villainous) character in the live-action version of Sleeping Beauty, set for release on May 30. [Yahoo] Prometheus 2: Michael Green, who recently worked with Ridley Scott on a script for a new Blade Runner movie, has been hired to rewrite the screenplay for Prometheus 2, the sequel to Scott's 2012 Alien prequel. Production could begin as soon as this fall, with an unconfirmed release date in March 2016. Reportedly, the movie will feature multiple androids played by...

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Movie News: Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Kids Clothing Line; 'Prometheus' Sequel Moves Forward; 'Edge of Tomorrow' Teaser

25 March 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Maleficent: Add "clothing designer" to Angelina Jolie's resume. She has teamed with Stella McCartney to design a line of children's clothing inspired by her forthcoming movie Maleficent. The line includes clothes for boys and girls, ranging in price from $75 to $185. Jolie plays the titular (and villainous) character in the live-action version of Sleeping Beauty, set for release on May 30. [Yahoo] Prometheus 2: Michael Green, who recently worked with Ridley Scott on a script for a new Blade Runner movie, has been hired to rewrite the screenplay for Prometheus 2, the sequel to Scott's 2012 Alien prequel. Production could begin as soon as this fall, with an unconfirmed release date in March 2016. Reportedly, the movie will feature multiple androids played by...

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'Multiple Michael Fassbenders' likely in Prometheus 2

25 March 2014 6:18 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Ridley Scott's sequel to his 2012 sci-fi space story will feature many versions of the android David who Fassbender played in the first film

Ridley Scott's forthcoming sequel to science fiction puzzler Prometheus is likely to feature multiple Michael Fassbenders, according to The Wrap.

Screenwriter Michael Green is reportedly working on a storyline which features several different versions of David, the android portrayed by Fassbender in the 2012 film.

As well as taking over duties from Transcendence's Jack Paglen on Prometheus 2, Green is also working on the script for a proposed Blade Runner sequel. The fate of both Scott's iconic future visions therefore now rests in the hands of one man.

A source told The Wrap that Green would aim to cleave closer in style to the original Alien from 1979, which spawned multiple sequels. Prometheus took more than $400m at the box office, but some critics laid into »

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Looking ahead to Prometheus 2

25 March 2014 5:49 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Ryan Lambie 26 Mar 2014 - 06:18

How could Prometheus 2 expand on its predecessor? As Fox confirms the sequel's March 2016 release date, we take a speculative look...

Nb: The following contains spoilers for Prometheus and much speculation about its sequel.

Ridley Scott's Prometheus was a film of opposites. It explored grand ideas about myths and creation, yet its setting was a desolate and largely empty planet that offered few conclusive answers. It was about alien beings blessed with godlike, unfathomable intelligence, yet the human scientists who went off to meet them were a neurotic, hapless bunch.

Reactions to Prometheus from critics and series fans were mixed, but the box office receipts piled high enough to encourage 20th Century Fox to consider a sequel. Ridley Scott and cast members Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender had been talking about the possibility of a follow-up as long ago as 2012, when the director »

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Prometheus 2 Will Have More Michael Fassbender Than Any Movie Ever

25 March 2014 5:43 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

20th Century Fox

Unlike with the plot of the last movie, 20th Century Fox have lifted the mystery surrounding that “secret Ridley Scott project” everyone already suspected was Prometheus 2 and have revealed that yes, it really is Prometheus 2!

As the sequel to Scott’s loose Alien prequel from 2012, the Blade Runner director has agreed to get back on board for another installment… and this time he’s thankfully jettisoned writer Damon Lindelof out into the cold depths of space, and has replaced him with one Michael Green (who wrote The Green Lantern – wait, is that good thing?).

If fans are a little dubious to get quite as excited at the prospect of a Prometheus sequel as they were for the original movie (it let us all down, didn’t it?), it’s probably a good thing: this time around, audiences can at least step into theatres in the »

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Prometheus 2 release date confirmed for 2016, Michael Fassbender returns

25 March 2014 2:25 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Prometheus 2 will arrive in cinemas in March 2016.

The follow-up to Ridley Scott's 2012 science fiction blockbuster, which was rooted in the world of Alien, has also hired Michael Green to rewrite the original screenplay draft from Jack Paglen (Transcendence).

The Prometheus sequel storyline will reportedly be more in the vein of Scott's first Alien and feature Michael Fassbender playing multiple David androids, reports The Wrap.

Green recently worked with Scott on the script for his Blade Runner sequel. He previously wrote for Smallville and Heroes, and was a co-writer on Green Lantern.

20th Century Fox will release Prometheus ahead of a crowded 2016 blockbuster season, with Batman vs Superman, Captain America 3 and X-Men: Apocalypse due in cinemas.

Watch Michael Fassbender speak to Digital Spy about Prometheus below: »

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Michael Green to Rewrite Prometheus 2; New Plot Details Revealed

25 March 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Having completed work on the new Blade Runner movie, 20th Century Fox have now turned to Michael Green to rewrite Jack Paglen’s (Transcendence) initial draft of the Prometheus sequel.

When Fox set an “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” for March 4th, 2016, the majority of the prolific filmmaker’s fans immediately guessed that the date had been chosen for Prometheus 2.

If you were one of them, pat yourself on the back, as The Wrap has now revealed that it is indeed a sequel to Prometheus (which still doesn’t have a title as of right now) which will be released in 2016, with production set to start this Autumn once Scott has completed work on his Moses movie, Exodus.

Prometheus was very much a film which fans of Alien either loved or hated, and the sequel that Green is working on will apparently be much more “alien-y”, with a tone far »

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Prometheus 2 set for March 2016, writer hired

24 March 2014 11:23 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

News Simon Brew 25 Mar 2014 - 06:22

It looks like the follow-up to Ridley Scott's Prometheus will film later this year, ahead of a March 2016 release.

Last week, a series of release dates for 20th Century Fox movies was revealed, one of which was listed for an as-then unnamed Ridley Scott film. We speculated then, as did half the internet, that the March 2016 date that had been earmarked was surely for Prometheus 2. Turns out that we, and half of the internet, were correct.

Ridley Scott is possibly - although not definitely - returning to the director's chair for Prometheus 2 (he may yet opt to produce), with production on the new film set to start in the autumn. That's once Scott is done and dusted on his upcoming movie, Exodus.

Michael Green has been hired to do some script work on the Prometheus sequel, having also worked on the »

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"Prometheus 2" Gets Scribe, Release Date

24 March 2014 9:56 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Green Lantern" scribe and "Kings" creator Michael Green has signed on to rewrite the script by Jack Paglen ("Transcendence") for the "Prometheus" sequel at 20th Century Fox.

Several sources claim that this film is the "mystery Ridley Scott project" which 20th Century Fox scheduled for March 4th 2016 last week.

The first "Prometheus," originally penned by Jon Spaihts and heavily re-written by "Lost" creator Damon Lindelof, was a sort-of prequel to Scott's 1979 "Alien" and left many unanswered questions.

This follow-up is said to have a "more terrifying tone", will include multiple versions of the android David (Michael Fassbender), and will be more akin to "Alien" than the grander sci-fi of the first "Prometheus". It's not known if the rumored title of "Paradise" will be used, but "Prometheus 2" is certain to be changed.

This marks the second script for Scott that Green is polishing, the scribe is currently polishing the script »

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‘Prometheus 2′ Drops In 2016 & Bags ‘Green Lantern’ Writer

24 March 2014 6:59 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Remember when the news came out last week that Fox was dropping a mystery Ridley Scott movie on March 4, 2016? Well, according to The Wrap, it’s official. We’re getting Prometheus 2.

After working with Ridley Scott on a new Blade Runner movie, veteran screenwriter Michael Green (Green Lantern) has been hired to rewrite the untitled Prometheus 2 for 20th Century Fox.

Prometheus served as an ‘unofficial’ prequel to Scott’s seminal 1979 sci-fi movie Alien, and the sequel that Green will write aims to be much more “alien-y” and in line with the terrifying tone of past films in the franchise. Additionally, the sequel is expected to feature multiple ‘David’ androids, which means there will be more than one Michael Fassbender on screen at the same time. The ladies are going to love having multiple Michael Fassbenders to stare at! Beats keeping that handsome face of his in a mask »

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‘Prometheus 2′ Gets a New Writer; 2016 Release Date Likely

24 March 2014 5:09 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Ridley Scott’s quasi-Alien prequel Prometheus is one of the more divisive sci-fi features churned out by Hollywood in recent times (seriously, we’re talking about love/hate reactions that are near Man of Steel passion levels), but its $400 million worldwide gross kept its sequel hopes alive and well.

More importantly, as far as justifying a franchise from a creative perspective goes, the film managed to leave many a moviegoer (even many of its detractors) exceptionally curious, as to what will happen next in the story – with semi-religious archaeologist Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and damaged, but still functioning android David (Michael Fassbender) headed to the home world of humanity’s architects-turned would-be destroyers, known as the Engineers.

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Prometheus 2 Gets New Writer And 2016 Release Date

24 March 2014 4:36 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

PrometheusRidley Scott’s much anticipated return to not only the science fiction genre, but to the Alien franchise that he set into motion, was met with a divisive reaction from fans and critics. Many lauded the film for its spectacular production design, horror elements, and Michael Fassbender’s performance as the android David. Others criticized it for a lack of answers and frustratingly indirect ties to Alien. Even with the mixed reception, Prometheus grossed over $400 million at the box office and of course, a sequel was quickly set into motion.

Despite the director’s ever-expanding list of upcoming projects, Ridley Scott is still attached to helm Prometheus 2, which has now been given a March 4th, 2016 release date. It will be the director’s next film following his upcoming biblical epic Exodus, and will undergo a rewrite from Green Lantern scribe Michael Green (who is also penning the Blade Runner »

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Michael Green Hired to Rewrite the Prometheus Sequel

24 March 2014 4:23 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

It was late October when we last heard anything about the Prometheus sequel, but today word has come that a (re)writer has been found to polish the script along with a few other details about what we might be seeing in it.

Per The Wrap, after working with Ridley Scott on a new Blade Runner movie, Michael Green ("Smallville," "Heroes," Green Lantern) has been hired to rewrite Prometheus 2 for 20th Century Fox. Jack Paglen (Transcendence) wrote the original draft of the screenplay.

In addition, multiple sources told the site that the “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” 20th Century Fox announced it will release in March of 2016 is Prometheus 2 (unofficial title). Production could start as early as this fall, and the sequel will apparently be much more “Alien-y” and in line with the terrifying tone of past films in the franchise.

Additionally, the sequel is expected to feature »

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Prometheus Sequel Moves Forward, New Writer Hired

24 March 2014 4:23 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Prometheus may not have lived up to the hype for many, but it performed well enough to merit a sequel and fans of the Alien universe are always hungry for more. Fox recently adding an “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” to their 2016 calendar made us think that Prometheus 2 was moving forward and it is now being reported that they’ve hired a new writer and filming could begin later this year.

The Wrap broke the news that Michael Green (Green Lantern, Blade Runner Sequel) has been hired to rewrite the sequel draft originally written by Jack Paglen (Transcendence). According to the report, the movie could begin production as early as this fall, will strive to be closer in tone and scares to Alien, and will include multiple David androids played by Michael Fassbender.

Currently, the movie has been given a March 4th, 2016 release date, but, as filming hasn’t started, »

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