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Neill Blomkamp Creates Horror Movie During Covid-19 Pandemic

Neill Blomkamp has made a movie during the coronavirus pandemic.The 41-year-old director shot an untitled supernatural horror movie during the summer in the Canadian region of British Columbia.Neill has also penned the script for the...

Prometheus 2 Becomes Alien: Paradise Lost

'Prometheus 2' is to be called 'Alien: Paradise Lost'.Director Ridley Scott has announced the upcoming sequel to the 2012 sci-fi horror will have a closer connection to the original 'Alien' franchise.Speaking to HeyUGuys.co.uk, he said:...

Alien Tops List Of Scariest Movie Monsters

'Alien' has been named the scariest movie creature of all time.The frightening creation first appeared on movie screens in 1979, bursting out of John Hurt's chest, and came out on top of a Radio Times...

Alien 'Won't Interfere With Prometheus'

Neill Blomkamp insists the new 'Alien' movie won't interfere with the 'Prometheus' franchise.The 35-year-old director has been chosen to helm the much-anticipated new movie and has revealed he amended one aspect of his film to...

'Chappie' Star Dev Patel Admits Co-starring With A Robot Brought Its Challenges

Dev Patel stars in one of the most unusual sci-fi movies of recent years, 'Chappie', in which he plays a celebrated engineer and inventor of a robotic police force. However, communicating with a robot as...

Sigourney Weaver 'Comfortable' Taking Risks

Sigourney Weaver is ''comfortable'' taking risks.The 'Chappie' star believes she should always keep challenging herself when it comes to acting and switches between genres so she can avoid making the same films again and again.She...

A Week In Movies: Chappie And Cinderella Premiere In New York And L.a., Ethan Hawke Is Snapped On-set, And New Trailers Arrive For Movies Starring Veterans Ian Mckellen, Ben Kingsley And Maggie Smith.

Neill Blomkamp's new film Chappie held its world premiere this week in New York, just a day before before it opened around the world. Blomkamp (who previously made District 9 and Elysium) was present along...

Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' Mixes Ideas And Action

As he did with 'District 9' and 'Elysium', South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp wants to combine thrills and thoughtful issues in his new movie 'Chappie'. His goal, he says, is to "change the lens through...

Is 'Chappie' A Blip On Neill Blomkamp's Previous Unblemished Record?

It seems as though Neill Blomkamp's intention to direct a new Alien movie has taken most of the publicity away from his latest film Chappie, which may be just as well given the middling reviews...

Hugh Jackman's 'Thrilling' Villain Role

Hugh Jackman was ''thrilled'' to play a villain.The 'Wolverine' actor - who stars as the villainous Vincent Moore in 'Chappie' and Blackbeard in 'Pan' - is known for his heroic roles but believes it is...

Sigourney Weaver Inspires Chappie Director To Rethink Alien Movie

Sigourney Weaver has inspired moviemaker Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien franchise film after chatting to her Chappie director about the character she played in the sci-fi blockbusters.Blomkamp spent hours chatting to his leading lady about his...

Neill Blomkamp Promises 'Genetic Sibling Of Aliens'

Neill Blomkamp's new 'Alien' movie will feel like the ''genetic sibling of Aliens''.The 35-year-old director, who's been brought on board to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie, has revealed that his film will disregard 'Alien 3'...

Neill Blomkamp Will Direct 'Aliens' Film, Set After 'Prometheus 2'

Neill Blomkamp's next project will be an Aliens movie set after the events of the upcoming Prometheus 2. Sources say Ridley Scott's Scott Free will produce the picture, though there's still plenty of work to...

Neill Blomkamp To Direct New 'Alien' Movie, Produced By Ridley Scott

A new film in the Alien franchise has been announced. The upcoming project, produced by the original Alien director Ridley Scott, will be directed by Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp is best known for directing District 9...

Neill Blomkamp Could Make New 'Alien' Movie At Sony

Neill Blomkamp, the celebrated director of District 9, says Sony is ready to make his 'Alien' movie that would seemingly feature Sigourney Weaver's character Ellen Ripley and Michael Biehn's Hicks.Neill Blomkamp says Sony wants to...

Contactmusic.com’S 10 Most Anticipated Films Of 2015

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but some of them might actually be good. Of course, release dates are subject to change...10) Shaun The Sheep Movie...

Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Fails To Convince Prickly UK Critics

Neill Blomkamp's follow-up his Oscar nominated sci-fi District 9 had garnered strong reviews stateside. Elysium followed Matt Damon's character Max, who attempts to reach a wealthy man-made space station inhabited only by the privileged as...

Neill Blomkamp Wastes No Time - After 'Elysium' Comes 'Chappie'

Neill Blomkamp is already working on his next sci-fi epic, Chappie. Elysium isn’t out until August 21st worldwide, but Blomkamp isn’t wasting any time, especially considering his latest film, starring Matt Damon, was met with...

'Elysium' Takes Top Spot At Box Office In Tame Weekend For Hollywood

Elysium finished the weekend as the highest earning picture at the US box office, making Sony Pictures a cool $30.5 million over the last few days, a number that is encouraging for the film, if...

Neill Blomkamp’S ‘Elysium’: Classy, But Is It District 9?

The year is 2154, two classes of people exist, the very wealthy – who live on a man-made space station called Elysium – and the poor, who live on an overpopulated ruined Earth. Neill Blomkamp’s...

'Elysium' Reviews - Has Neill Blomkamp Done It Again?

Having directed possibly the finest sci-fi movie of last decade, the pressure on Neill Blomkamp to perform in this follow up, Elysium, starring Matt Damon, is dangerously high. Unfortunately, an early look at the reviews...

Oh, Sci-fi Gods: Thank You For Not Allowing Eminem Into 'Elysium' [Trailer]

We’ve been waiting for Neill Blomkamp’s directorial follow up to District 9 for some time now. At first, the general consensus was that a sequel to the alien hit would be in line – perhaps...

Matt Damon Battled Through Four-hour Workouts For Elysium Role

Matt Damon spent four gruelling hours in the gym every day to get the ripped physique Elysium director Neill Blomkamp envisioned for his character.The Bourne Identity star plays an ex-convict infected by a cancer virus...

Beyonce Enlivens Ailing Detroit With Sam Cooke's 'Change Is Gonna Come'

Beyonce injected some much-needed optimism into the city of Detroit on Saturday night with a swashbuckling show at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Last week, Detroit became biggest ever city to file for bankruptucy, with...

Neill Blomkamp Wanted Eminem For Matt Damon's Elysium Role

Director Neill Blomkamp originally wanted rapper Eminem to star in his new sci-fi movie Elysium, before deciding to cast Matt Damon.The District 9 filmmaker reveals Eminem would only take on the role if it was...

Dev Patel In Talks For Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

Dev Patel is in ''early talks'' to star in Neill Blomkamp's next movie, 'Chappie'.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' actor is close to landing the lead role in the sci-fi thriller, which will be the director's next project...

Die Antwoord Duo To Star In District 9 Director's New Comedy

The members of controversial South African rap duo Die Antwoord are to play themselves in District 9 director Neill Blomkamp's new film project.Yo-Landi Vi$$er, who reportedly turned down the chance to play computer hacker Lisbeth...

Will Matt Damon Starring ‘Elysium’ Better Blomkamp’S ‘District 9’? (Trailer)

A new trailer has been released for ‘Elysium,’ Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to his well-received debut feature District 9. Set in the year 2145, the movie follows a number of wealthy Earthlings who have relocated to...

Jodie Foster Comes Out; But Is Her Movie Career Still Alive?

"Jodie Foster comes out!" were the cries from the entertainment press following the actress' Golden Globes speech on Sunday (January 13, 2013) during which she cleared up any ambiguity surrounding her sexuality and made a...

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