Sir Ridley Scott likes to keep a number of irons in the fire. At one point, the legendary filmmaker.s IMDb had nearly as many "announced" projects as it did completed features. The Englishman likes to work, even at the older age of 76, and he has several sandboxes in which he.s able to play. Two of his most popular worlds might get extensions, in fact, as Ridley Scott says screenplays are reaching positions of completion. So what.s on the horizon, and when might we see these films? Ridley Scott opened up to EW about three of his most-discussed projects: his Blade Runner sequel; his Prometheus sequel; and The Martian, which he wants to make with Matt Damon. Of the three, he suggests that The Martian will be next, adapted from Andy Weir.s novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars following a solar storm. Scott says he has »
Ridley Scott is a busy man. With Exodus: Gods and Kings set to release later this year, and his next project already pick (The Martian with Matt Damon in the lead), many fans have been wondering what's going on with his other science fiction sequels that have been in the works for a little while now. Ridley Scott finally opened up about the upcoming sequels to both Blade Runner and Prometheus, even stating which one he expects to shoot first. Come inside to check it out!
Prometheus had it's share of problems, to be honest, but regardless of that, I still felt it was an interesting movie with some nifty concepts. I feel that a sequel to that film could expound those ideas and be something specila (if handled correctly). So despite being somewhat "meh" about Prometheus, I have been eager for a second one. If you feel the same, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
Ridley Scott is busy. He’s got his Moses tale Exodus: Gods and Monsters opening in December and then will shoot The Martian with Matt Damon, with a November 2015 release already set for that novel adaptation. But Scott also has been announced to direct sequels to two of his sci-fi series: Blade Runner and Prometheus. […]
- Russ Fischer
A few months back, we found out that Ridley Scott had no intention of slowing down. Even at 76, he's been adding a steady stream of high profile projects to his schedule lately. But with the kinds of projects he's been talking about, it's been important to note that some of them were just concepts or ideas- like the long-rumored Blade Runner sequel. But it looks like his slate is prepared to become official, as all three of his next films now have scripts. Yes, including that Blade Runner sequel.
- Mario-Francisco Robles
Ridley Scott has averaged (nearly) a movie a year since the start of the 21st century, and he doesn’t look to slow down the pace soon. Case in point, the news that Scott was interested in directing the sci-fi novel adaptation The Martian only emerged back in May; jump to the present and Scott is already in active pre-production on the project for a Fall 2015 release date, even while he finishes up post-production on the Biblical tentpole Exodus: Gods and Kings (which opens this December).
- Sandy Schaefer
Ridley Scott continues to kick ass as a director and is prepping for the release of his next film project Exodus: Gods and Kings, which comes out in December. He's also started developing his next movie, The Martian, which stars Matt Damon. After that, Scott has two sequels in the pipeline — Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2.
During a recent interview with EW, the director opened up about both of those sequels, revealing that the script for the Blade Runner 2 has been completed and seeming convinced that Harrison Ford will be back and that the sequel will happen.
"It's written and it's damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident (referring to Ford's Star Wars injury). So yes, that will happen."
Scott also revealed that he will probably start working on the film after The Martian. That really doesn't leave »
- Joey Paur
"It's written and it's damn good," he told Entertainment Weekly.
"Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident," he added, referring to Ford's Star Wars injury. "So yes, that will happen."
"That's the problem," he said. "I've got a lot of ducks in a row. But they're all written."
Scott's next release will be Exodus: Gods and Kings, which will be released on December 12 in the Us and December 26 in the UK. Watch a trailer for the film below: »
Ridley Scott is nothing if not busy. The iconic director is currently putting the finishing touches to Exodus: Gods and Monsters starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, and then he'll be moving on to an adaptation of Andy Weir’s sci-fi novel, The Martian, which is set to star Matt Damon. But where does that leave these sequels to Blade Runner and Prometheus we've been promised? Well, according to Scott they're still happening, and Blade Runner 2 will probably be his next project after The Martian. “It’s written and it’s damn good,” Scott says of the planned sequel to his 1982 classic “Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years—despite the accident (referencing the actor's Star Wars set mishap). So yes, that will happen.” Ford has not officially signed on to star in the film yet, but if he's willing to revisit Han Solo »
Ridley Scott has been discussing progress on sci-fi sequels to Blade Runner and Prometheus, and has revealed that both projects are further along than might be expected. “Blade Runner 2 is written and is damn good,” says Scott. “Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident. So yes, that will happen.” Scott went on to confirm that the plan is for him to direct the film, and that he hopes to begin work on the film as soon as he is done with next project, The Martian. As to whether...
- George Wales
A major filmmaking force for more than 35 years, the 76-year-old Ridley Scott still has a remarkably hectic schedule in front of him. The biblical epic Exodus: Gods And Kings is out on Boxing Day this year, and after that he's set to direct the sci-fi survival film The Martian, starring Matt Damon.
In what sounds like a more sophisticated updating of 1964's Robinson Crusoe On Mars, The Martian is based on the novel of the same name by Andy Weir, and is currently scheduled to come out in the autumn of 2015. Shooting is scheduled to begin this November, and according to a piece over on Entertainment Weekly, Scott's already finished drawing up his famous storyboards, and the locations have now been chosen.
"I think I'm going to shoot in Budapest," he reveals. "And »
But what of the other high profile sci-fi sequels he's been working on - namely follow-ups to both "Blade Runner" and "Prometheus"? He's still very much intent on tackling them he tells EW, adding that the "Blade Runner 2" script is complete:
"It's written and it's damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident (the 'Star Wars' injury). So yes, that will happen."
"That’s the problem, I've got a lot of ducks in a row. »
- Garth Franklin
Though he’s still putting the final coat of cine-paint on Exodus: Gods And Kings, Ridley Scott already has one eye on future projects, including his next job, The Martian. And from the sounds of a recent chat with Entertainment Weekly, things are progressing along with all of them.While two of the higher profile items on his expansive To Do list – the sequels to Blade Runner and Prometheus – tend to generate eye-rolls, sighs and cries of “why?” across some corners of the web, Scott is fully intending to make at least the Blade Runner follow-up as soon as he can, and with Harrison Ford, for preference. “It’s written and it’s damn good,” Scott tells the magazine’s site. “Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years – despite the accident.” That’s it, poke fun at a man with a broken leg! "So yes, »
Director Sir Ridley Scott has a number of projects in the pipeline, and with Exodus: Gods and Kings set to be released this December, his next looks set to be The Martian, starring Matt Damon, for 2015.
Both movies are expected at some point in the next few years, but neither have a firm production start date as of yet. They do however have writers attached, with Green Lantern’s Michael Green the latest to be attached to a Blade Runner follow-up. In a recent interview, Scott was quick to praise the now finished script.
“It’s written and it’s damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years—despite the accident,” he said, referring to Harrison Ford’s accident on the set of Star Wars. So yes, that will happen. »
- Josh Wilding
Ridley Scott is a lot like Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen in that he’s become an incredibly prolific filmmaker in his 70s, but he differs from those two directors in that the projects he’s tackling are massive. In the last four years, Scott has directed Robin Hood, Prometheus, The Counselor, and most recently the Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, and in between he found time to helm a pilot called The Vatican that Showtime ultimately passed on. Scott is next gearing up to shoot the sci-fi survival film The Martian with Matt Damon, and in a recent interview with EW he revealed that production on the pic—which revolves around an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars and must find his way home—will begin in November. But during the interview, Scott also revealed that Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2 are both completely written, adding that he »
- Adam Chitwood
Ridley Scott has got a ton on his plate and even he admits that in a new interview with EW telling the site when it comes to the slate of films he has in the near future, "That's the problem, I've got a lot of ducks in a row." However, he adds to that one key note, "But they're all written." What he's referring to specifically are a pair of sequels, the first being Prometheus 2, which is currently slated for a March 4, 2016 release and the other being the Blade Runner sequel of which he tells the mag: "It's written and it's damn good... Of course it involves Harrison Ford, who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident referring to hiss Star Wars leg injury. So yes, that will happen." When these films will happen, however, is up for debate. Scott has Exodus: Gods and Kings »
- Brad Brevet
Ridley Scott is a busy man. The director, 76, is currently putting the final touches on Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton (in theaters Dec. 12). But last week, he told EW a little about his next project, The Martian starring Matt Damon, which is slated for November 2015. “It’s a very good book,” says Scott of Andy Weir’s novel, which was originally self-published in 2012 before being republished by Crown this year. (You can read EW’s review of The Martian here.) The story follows Mark Watney, an astronaut who becomes stranded and assumed dead on Mars after a deadly storm. »
- Sara Vilkomerson
Ridley Scott fans will be pleased to hear that scripts for the sequels to two of his most high-profile films, "Blade Runner" and "Prometheus," are finished -- but they may have to wait a while before they see the finished products.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Scott revealed that he'd finished writing those follow-ups, but admitted that with all the projects he currently has on his plate (including the upcoming Christain Bale-starring biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Monsters"), he's not sure when he'll get around the making them. "Blade Runner 2" is the priority project right now, Scott said, and he's co-written the script with Hampton Fancher (who also co-wrote the 1982 original) and Michael Green ("Green Lantern").
"It's written and it's damn good," Scott says of the Blade Runner sequel. "Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years-despite the accident," he says with a laugh (referring, »
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