The “Chappie” director says it’s simply a matter of the first two films in the franchise being his favorites.
The filmmaker hints that his hotly anticipated Fox film could ignore “Alien 3″ and “Alien: Resurrection.”
A new Alien film from Chappie director Neill Blomkamp may indeed be official, according to a post on his Instagram account.
The director of Chappie and District 9 explains the origins of that Alien concept art, and reveals Fox is ready to move forward whenever he is.
Director Neill Blomkamp reveals scrapped “Alien” concept art featuring xenomorphs and Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley.
The filmmaker says the H.R. Giger-designed creature won’t appear in his sequel to 2012’s Prometheus.
“I could imagine a situation where we finish telling the story,” the erstwhile Ellen Ripley says about continuing the Alien saga.
While the Oscar-winning artist and designer was derided by critics, his highly detailed, and frequently shocking, work was embraced by fans worldwide.
This week Brian Cronin heads to the Batmobile to discover whether famed Alien designer H.R. Giger actually came up with a radical new look for the Dark Knight’s ride for Batman Forever.
Fox has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with a sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi epic Prometheus, with stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace already signed on for the follow-up, which would arrive in 2014 or 2015. However, co-writer Damon Lindelof may not be available.
If the inevitable success of Prometheus is going to do anything within the industry, it’s convince Hollywood that prequels are the way to put some new life into old franchises. We could argue that, no, the lesson should be getting talented filmmakers to think big and be ambitious, but why fight it? Here are five ideas for prequels to resurrect those other 1980s movie series that you loved.
What makes a prequel a prequel? Damon Lindelof, in explaining why he doesn’t consider Prometheus a prequel to the original Alien, comes up with a pretty good definition of the term… and one that may convince you that no-one ever needs to make another prequel ever again.