Neill Blomkamp Making Next Alien Movie: It’s Official!

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It’s official! After months of rumors, Fox and Neill Blomkamp have announced that the District 9 and Elysium director will helm a new Alien movie. Blomkamp even took to his Twitter account and posted a not-so-cryptic photo.

Neill Blomkamp Alien Drawning

“So I think it’s officially my next film,” he wrote on his Twitter feed.

Blomkamp has Chappie coming out March 6 and now we all know what he will do next after the Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver starring fable.

Will his Chappie star return to the role? We think so. She has alluded to such in recent months, which of course fueled all those rumors that Blomkamp was making an Alien movie.

Now, we don’t know where in the Alien timeline this Blomkamp film will take place or how it will be influenced or affected by Prometheus and the recently announced Prometheus 2.

Stay tuned as more on this story develops.

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Alien Quotes

Dallas: Something has attached itself to him. We have to get him to the infirmary right away.
Ripley: What kind of thing? I need a clear definition.
Dallas: An organism. Open the hatch.
Ripley: Wait a minute. If we let it in, the ship could be infected. You know the quarantine procedure. Twenty-four hours for decontamination.
Dallas: He could die in twenty-four hours. Open the hatch.
Ripley: Listen to me, if we break quarantine, we could all die.
Lambert: Look, could you open the god-damned hatch? We have to get him inside.
Ripley: No. I can't do that and if you were in my position, you'd do the same.
Dallas: Ripley, this is an order. Open that hatch right now, do you hear me?
Ripley: Yes.
Dallas: Ripley. This is an order. Do you hear me?
Ripley: Yes. I read you. The answer is negative.

Dallas: I haven't seen anything like that except, uh, molecular acid.
Brett: It must be using it for blood.
Parker: It's got a wonderful defense mechanism. You don't dare kill it.