Sony has released three photos from the Peter Jackson-produced Neill Blomkamp-directed sci-fi film District 9. Two of the photos, included after the jump, we’ve kinda seen before, but the photo above is completely brand new. Click on the photos to enlarge.
Based on Blomkamp’s short film Alive in Joburg, District 9 depicts a fictional world where extraterrestrials have become refugees in South Africa. Wikus (Sharlto Copley) is a Multi-National United agent who becomes infected by alien biotechnology. He must go on the run from the oppressive government into District 9, a internment camp where “non-humans” have been forced to live since landing on Earth nearly 30 years ago.
District 9 hits theaters on August 14th 2009.