District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp In Talks For Fox SF Series The Gone World

neill_blomkampDistrict 9, Elysium and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp (right) has some time on his hands now that his Alien project with Sigourney Weaver has been put on hold, and he may be filling it by writing and directing a SF series pilot for FOX based on The Gone World, the upcoming novel by Thomas Sweterlitsch.

According to Deadline, Blomkamp is currently in negotiations to oversee the project, which is described as a time travel procedural (TimeCop Returns, anybody?). The movie rights for Sweterlitsch’s previous novel, Tomorrow And Tomorrow, have been acquired by TriStar.


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