Within the past couple weeks, Prometheus 2 officially got a new title and a synopsis detailing the sequel to the prequel to the Alien franchise from director Ridley Scott. The movie is called Alien: Covenant, and the fast track for this project ended up pushing back Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 to an undetermined time, and if Scott’s new plan for the Alien franchise continues, it might be a long time before we see that movie.
At a press conference in Sydney, Australia where Scott is in pre-production on Alien: Covenant, he revealed that this will actually be the first in a new trilogy that will lead us all the way back to the original Alien from 1979. More below! Read More »
Just under a couple months ago, director Ridley Scott revealed that the title of Prometheus 2 would more directly tie into the Alien franchise with the official title of Alien: Paradise Lost. The project is currently in active development, so much that it pushed back Neill Blomkamp’s developing Alien 5 until further notice, leaving him to take on another sci-fi project in the meantime. However, according to Scott, there’s a new Prometheus 2 title in place. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Prometheus was a thousand and one razor-sharp ideas crammed into a bag made of paper – the whole thing bursts and cuts you deep the moment you start poking it too hard. Ridley Scott‘s Alien prequel has ambition in spades and it’s jaw-dropping on a technical level, but its story is a total mess. If this series is going to survive another installment, Alien: Paradise Lost will need a solid foundation.
And it looks like Scott has turned for help to someone he has worked with before. Three-time Academy Award nominee Spectre writer John Logan has reportedly been brought on board to rewrite the screenplay. Hit the jump for everything we know about the new Alien Paradise Lost writer.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by Angie Han
Rebecca Ferguson came seemingly out of nowhere to steal the show in this summer’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and now it seems she’s at the top of everyone’s casting wishlist. Up to and including Ridley Scott‘s for Alien: Paradise Lost, according to a new report. Meanwhile, she’s also entered talks for The Snowman with Michael Fassbender.
Get the Rebecca Ferguson Prometheus and Snowman casting updates after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
No one in the universe wants a sequel to Prometheus more than director Ridley Scott, who has been talking about a follow-up to his Alien prequel ever since it left audiences baffled and divided three years ago. Now titled Alien: Paradise Lost, the film that once was Prometheus 2 has charted a course for an early 2016 start date and Scott has been slowly spilling plot details to anyone who will listen. The latest news: the survivors of the first film will be joined by a new crew of characters. After all, what good is an Alien movie without a body count?
Everything we know about this so far can be found after the jump.
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Posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by Angie Han
Ridley Scott recently stated that his Prometheus movies wouldn’t link up with Alien for another two or three movies. But the titles of his Prometheus movies will get there a lot faster, as evidenced by the just-revealed title for Prometheus 2. Find out the Prometheus 2 title after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
Here’s hoping you liked Prometheus and are excited for Prometheus 2, because if Ridley Scott has his way there could be two more Prometheuses (Promethei?) on the way. Scott has said the Prometheus films will link up with the Alien movies eventually, but not for another several installments. Read the Ridley Scott Prometheus sequels comment after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, September 14th, 2015 by Angie Han
Prometheus 2 is still shrouded in mystery, but as of today there’s one more thing we know for sure: Michael Fassbender will be back, as confirmed by director Ridley Scott. Fassbender played mischievous android character David in the first film. Read Scott’s Prometheus 2 Michael Fassbender confirmation after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 by Angie Han
It’s been known for a while now that Ridley Scott wants to make a Prometheus 2. The question has been when he’ll do it. He’s got several projects brewing currently including The Cartel, which he picked up just a few weeks ago. And on top of that there are all the projects he’s producing, like Blade Runner 2 and Alien 5.
But Scott has now confirmed, once and for all, that Prometheus 2 will indeed be his next movie. Read the Ridley Scott Prometheus 2 quote after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 by Angie Han
Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus 2 finally seems to be on track, with shooting expected to begin in January 2016. But there’s been no word yet on a timetable for that other Alien movie, the one being directed by Neill Blomkamp. Turns out Prometheus 2 might be the reason why.
Rumor has it 20th Century Fox is holding off on Blomkamp’s Alien 5, which Scott is also producing, until Prometheus 2 is done. More about the Prometheus 2 Alien 5 delay after the jump. Read More »