Posts tagged with "Sigourney Weaver"

Sigourney Weaver Says Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Still Happen

Sigourney Weaver Says Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Still Happen
According to Sigourney Weaver, Neill (District 9) Blomkamp’s proposed Aliens sequel – set to feature and older Ripley and Hicks (and apparently ignoring all post-Aliens Alien movies) – is definitely only on hold, not cancelled. Production on the film was put on hiatus after Ridley Scott requested that it should not go ahead until after Alien: Covenant, his own sequel to Prometheus/prequel to Alien, is released. However, Scott has also indicated that... 

Blomkamp Admits Scott’s Alien Film Has Put His Alien Film On Hold

Blomkamp Admits Scott’s Alien Film Has Put His Alien Film On Hold
So now it’s official, from the horse’s mouth. Or the horse’s Twitter feed, at least. After months of speculation District 9 and Chappie director Neil Blomkamp has admitted that his planned Alien film, which would feature the return of Ellen Ripley, has been put on hold at 20th Century Fox by Ridley Scott’s Alien: Paradise Lost. alien is kinda holding/ pending prometheus 2. So I shall be working on other things… as much as I love the... 

Chappie (2015) Review

Chappie (2015) Review
Neill Blomkamp first hit the big screen after a bunch of interesting short films with District 9 – a science-fiction film that had a much smaller scope in a location that wasn’t the United States for a change, yet could still deliver wonderful special effects and impactful action. He followed that groundbreaking film with Elysium, a general disappointment of a flick despite some stellar trailers. Now he brings us this: Chappie. In what... 

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp to Helm Upcoming Alien Sequel

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp to Helm Upcoming Alien Sequel
20th Century Fox has officially closed a deal with District 9 and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp to lead a new addition to the Alien franchise. The news was confirmed by Blomkamp himself via Instagram, and follows a series of concept designs teased over recent months. According to Variety sources, the as-yet untitled film will stand apart from Ridley Scott’s upcoming Prometheus 2, being set several years later. It appears that the project... 

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!
  Here it is, the tweet that confirmed that the new Ghostbusters film will not only have all female front men – err – front women, but also a female writer. Previously there had been rumors that Paul Feig, director of Bridemaids and The Heat, had been in line to direct the new sequel and that he would want a all-female ghostbusting team and yesterday he confirmed it. Katie Dippold has such writing credits under her belt as The Heat,... 

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo
Empire Magazine’s Ian Nathan recently released his book Alien Vault, packed full of information on the seminal film, such as unseen set photos, sketches, H.R. Giger’s concept artwork, script pages and reproductions of Ridley Scott’s annotated storyboards. Ian Nathan led a panel at the London MCM Expo, interviewing the film’s associate producer, Ivor Powell, and special effects supervisor Brian Johnson, both of whom had met after working on... 
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