Ridley Scott Teases Ripley’s Return For Alien Prequels

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Alien: Covenant ended up not being the hit that it was supposed to be. Considering that Prometheus made $403 million at the box office, and forced director Ridley Scott to rethink the sequel, you would expect that the studio and filmmaker would hope that Covenant … [Read more...]

Rakka: Sigourney Weaver and Neill Blomkamp’s Short Film

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Recently, we discussed Neill Blomkamp's new production company, Oats Studios, which has a deal with Steam. His plans are to produce short films and, "be autonomous and just do whatever we want." And the first project has been revealed, an alien invasion film called … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp Still Planning District 10, Starts Short Film Studio, Declares Alien 5 Dead

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Neill Blomkamp exploded onto the filmmaking scene with District 9 after Weta's deal with Microsoft for him to direct a Halo film fell apart. District 9 was based on a short film called Alive in Joburg that became a viral sensation, and caught the eye of Peter … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott Talks Sequel To Alien: Covenant, Prometheus, and Alien 5

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Alien: Covenant is just around the corner, but like any good franchise, we're already wondering about the next installment. Ridley Scott has already previously told Fandango that not only is there one more sequel in the works, but a further four films waiting … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott: Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 Is Unlikely

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After Neill Blomkamp revealed some Alien artwork he had commissioned during the post-production process of CHAPPiE for a possible Alien 5, fans became excited for a continuation of the property along with the current prequels. While Blomkamp said it was his own … [Read more...]

Alien 5 Probably Not Happening

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting things to happen online recenlty was the artwork director Neil Blomkamp released for a proposed Alien 5 via his Instagram back in early 2015. The District 9 director had it commissioned for an idea that would ignore Alien 3 and Alien: … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver on Avatar Sequels, Alien 5, and The Defenders

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sigourney Weaver has had a wide ranging career. From battling Xenomorphs in the Alien franchise, to turning into a dog in Ghostbusters, she's been a bit of a go to for genre films and that hasn't stopped. Back in 2009, she co-starred in James Cameron's 3D smash … [Read more...]

Michael Biehn: Neil Blomkamp’s Alien 5 “Is Going To Happen”

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Action icon Michael Biehn insists Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 is “going to happen and I know I’m going to be in it.” Development of the much discussed alternate direct sequel to Aliens (1986), which will reportedly ignore the events of the third and fourth movies, … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver Says Alien 5 Will Ignore Alien 3 & 4

Concept art shows Ripley and Hicks in Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fact that Alien 5 is a distinct possibility is exciting, especially since Neill Blomkamp willed it into existence via solely some art he had commissioned and displayed on Instagram. While it is currently sitting on the back-burner, as Ridley Scott is producing … [Read more...]

Michael Biehn Talks Alien 5; Will Feature Newt

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Alien franchise has had an interesting year. Ridley Scott is prepping his sequel to Prometheus, which has taken on the Alien brand name with Alien: Covenant, and Neil Blomkamp pitched a sequel to Alien and Aliens, which would star Sigourney Weaver and Michael … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp Moves On From Alien 5 to The Gone World

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) At the beginning of the year, it had been revealed that District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp had struck a deal with 20th Century Fox to write and direct a sequel for the Alien franchise. Recently, however, that project had been put on hold while Ridley … [Read more...]

John Logan To Rewrite Alien: Paradise Lost

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Prometheus was a film that was jam-packed with some great concepts, gorgeous visuals... and Damon Lindelof as a screenwriter. Long story short: I'm not the biggest fan of Lindelof, who I think has fantastic ideas, but not the writing toolset to execute … [Read more...]

Alien: Paradise Lost Puts Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 On Indefinite Hold

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This year started off with a surprising revelation that District 9 director Neill Blomkamp was working on an unofficial sequel to James Cameron's Aliens by commissioning some art. The art prominently featured Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and Hicks (Michael Biehn) … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott Confirms He Will Direct Prometheus 2 In 2016

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Legendary director Ridley Scott has confirmed that his next project will be Prometheus 2. The 77-year-old is one of Hollywood's busiest filmmakers juggling numerous screen projects, including producing jobs on Blade Runner 2 and Alien 5. But while promoting his … [Read more...]

Prometheus 2 May Be Delaying Alien 5

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Alien prequel, Prometheus, came out about three years ago, and the current Hollywood trend is about that long space of time between sequels. But that second Prometheus film hasn't even started shooting yet, while director Ridley Scott moved on to The Martian, … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp Releases More Alien 5 Concept Art

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Neill Blomkamp has released new concept art for his highly intriguing Alien 5 project. The Chappie director is a self-confessed Alien fanatic – even admitting to having xenomorph shaped coffee mugs at his family home. When the District 9 helmer started releasing … [Read more...]