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Gran Turismo Film Is Now Filming, According To Sony
Directed by Neill Blomkamp, the film will star David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, Orlando Bloom, Djimon Hounsou andGeri Halliwell-Horner. This is not the film most would think, however, as Jason Hall and Zach Baylan wrote the script for the film, which is actually based on a true story The film is the ultimate wish-fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose[...]
Darren Barnet attends 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala at The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA on December 11, 2021, photo by Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com.
The breakout star from Netflix's Never Have I Ever will star opposite David Harbour (Stranger Things), Archie Madekwe (See), and Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings Trilogy), which will be directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium). Darren Barnet attends 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala at The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA on December 11, 2021, photo[...]
Neill Blomkamp at the "Elysium" Los Angeles Premiere, Village Theater, Westwood, CA 08-07-13. Editorial credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com
Gran Turismo is the latest video game property to be getting the feature film treatment from director Neill Blomkamp Sony has set a release date of August 11th, 2023, so a little over a year from now Jason Hall is responsible for the screenplay, and PlayStation Productions' Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan serve as producers[...]
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We've extensively talked about the scrapped plans for Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 film, but the sting of its dissolution only intensifies over time In the Alien franchise, there have been a lot of stories – four back-to-back films, two prequels, and an upcoming television series set within the Alien universe In that time, the franchise[...]
Demonic: Full Trailer For Neill Blomkamp's Horror Film Is Here
Demonic is out this week, and we recently got to have a chat with director Neill Blomkamp about his first official foray into the horror genre The film stars Carly Pope (Elysium), Chris William Martin (The Age of Adaline, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, The Vampire Diaries), and Michael Rogers (Siren, The Blacklist, Supernatural), and will utilize volumetric capture that turns actors into geometric[...]
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With all of the talk about revisiting the vast sci-fi horror world of Alien, there's a good portion of Alien fans who would love to see a proper return to the original storyline – but don't expect it to happen with Neill Blomkamp. A few years back, we discovered that there were plans for writer and[...]
Neill Blomkamp is Writing the Sequel to District 9 Called Distract 10
It's been a while since we've heard an update about the upcoming sequel to District 9, but apparently, there's still traction on moving forward with the franchise. In February of this year, writer and director Neill Blomkamp announced that he had enlisted the help of co-writers Sharlto Copley and Terri Tatchell to create the narrative for[...]
Demonic: Full Trailer For Neill Blomkamp's Horror Film Is Here
Demonic is finally releasing on August 20th, and this morning the full trailer for the innovative new horror film from director Neill Blomkamp The film will utilize volumetric capture that turns actors into geometric objects It makes for some crazy visuals, and in a film like the one Blomkamp is made, it adds to the[...]
Demonic: New Poster For Neill Blomkamp Horror Film Debuts
Neill Blomkamp's Demonic is releasing on August 20th, and it looks like a devilishly good time The prolific director is making his first foray into straight horror with this film, starring Carly Pope (Elysium), Chris William Martin (The Age of Adaline, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, The Vampire Diaries), and Michael Rogers (Siren, The Blacklist, Supernatural)[...]
Ridley Scott Can't Stop Teasing Us About Another Alien Movie
It feels like a cinematic tragedy to know there was solid potential behind Neill Blomkamp's Aliens sequel, but at least we'll always have details! Alien Covenant Credit Fox When we first learned about Blomkamp's ideas for an Alien 5 film, it became known that this would essentially retcon all films beyond the first two (Alien and Aliens)[...]
Check Out Some BTS 8MM Footage From Blomkamp's Demonic
Neill Blomkamp's Demonic just dropped its first trailer, and it looks like a devilishly good time The prolific director is making his first foray into straight horror with this film, starring Carly Pope (Elysium), Chris William Martin (The Age of Adaline, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, The Vampire Diaries), and Michael Rogers (Siren, The Blacklist, Supernatural)[...]
Check Out Some BTS 8MM Footage From Blomkamp's Demonic
Neill Blomkamp's new film Demonic, will release on August 20th, 2021 in theaters with an On Demand and digital release August 27th The film is the director's first straight-up horror film and stars Carly Pope (Elysium), Chris William Martin (The Age of Adaline, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, The Vampire Diaries), and Michael Rogers (Siren, The Blacklist, Supernatural)[...]
Neill Blomkamp at the "Elysium" Los Angeles Premiere, Village Theater, Westwood, CA 08-07-13. Editorial credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com
Neill Blomkamp's new film Demonic, has been purchased for distribution by IFC Midnight The District 9 filmmaker's fourth film will release on August 20th, 2021."Neil Blomkamp exploded onto the filmmaking scene with DISTRICT 9 and has made his mark by creating films that challenge and subvert the genre It's exciting to work together on this[...]
Director Neill Blomkamp off "RoboCop Returns", Says MGM Won't Wait
Neill Blomkamp, best known for his sci-fi films in District 9, Elysium, and Chappie, announced on Twitter that he's no longer directing RoboCop Returns The Oscar-nominee wrote that MGM could no longer wait until his current commitment is completed so they're looking for a new director. Off Robocop I am shooting new horror/thriller and MGM can't[...]
Could Chappie End up in Apex Legends? Maybe
Director Neill Blomkamp has just started his foray into the video games sphere with a short film based on BioWare's Anthem, but he's already setting his sights higher Apparently the success of Apex Legends has fans asking Blomkamp if he'd be willing to see the title character from his robotic sci-fi romp Chappie end up in the game. His answer? Lotta[...]
[Rumor] 2 'Alien' TV Shows for Hulu, One by Sir Ridley Scott?
There have been starts and stalls for Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5, which would be a direct sequel to Aliens, Sir Ridley Scott's assurances that he'd make more Xenomorph films if/when the Disney purchase of Fox happens, and of course James Cameron's constant Weyland Yutani vigilance. Aside from Cameron saying just last week that he was "working on" getting the[...]
With James Cameron returning to the classic science fiction franchise of Terminator (albeit as producer), it makes sense that folks would start asking him about Alien again, right? Specifically, the long-talked-about but eventually scrapped Alien 5 from Neill Blomkamp. James CameronPicture by: Steve Vas / Featureflash, Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Reportedly, Blomkamp's film would have been a direct sequel to Aliens, complete[...]
Ed Neumeier Offers Some 'Robocop Returns' Updates
In 2018, there was a lot of chatter about a possible Robocop revisit, that would in truth be way more of a direct sequel than anyone thought possible. Justin Rhodes (co-writer of Tim Miller's The Terminator sequel) was reportedly rewriting a script that Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner originally wrote as a direct sequel to Paul Verhoeven's 1987 Robocop film. This script reportedly picks up right[...]
"You Never Know", Sigourney Weaver Says About Blomkamp's 'Alien'
The long-gestating saga of an Alien film from Neill Blomkamp continues, with yet-another quote from Ellen Ripley herself, Sigourney Weaver. Actress Sigourney WeaverPhoto by Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com Perhaps you'll recall when a few years ago, Weaver revealed the plans (at the time) for a direct Aliens sequel that Blomkamp (District 9, Chappie) was reportedly working on[...]
'Robocop' Sequel Coming from Neill Blomkamp, 'Robocop Returns'
While plans for Neill Blomkamp's Alien film came and went (boo, because we really wanted his direct Aliens sequel with grown up Newt), it looks like the filmmaker will be bringing his flavor to another existing science fiction franchise. It would appear that Bloomkamp, along with original Robocop writers Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner, who will be producing and executive producing the feature, are[...]
Chris Evans to Star in Neill Blomkamp's New Movie Greenland
According to Entertainment Weekly Evans has joined the cast of Neill Blomkamp's new movie Greenland. Editorial credit: BAKOUNINE / Shutterstock.com Blomkamp is one of the great modern directors working today that got kneecapped by his own talent He kicked open the door back in 2009 with District 9 which was an ultra violent science fiction alien movie[...]
The Firebase: Neill Blomkamp's Latest Short Film
Director Neill Blomkamp has made some pretty impactful films  District 9 showed us another side of what a science fiction film could be, and started pointing to the very real posibility of a Blomkamp Alien picture. Unfortunately, hopes and dreams of his direct-to-Aliens sequel were dashed when Sir Ridley Scott stepped back in and swooped up the franchise again,[...]
Neill Blomkamp Is "Planning Another Movie" In The World Of 'District 9'
Neill Blomkamp took the world by surprise this week when he finally released a trailer for the first project from his new studio Oats Studios It looks really cool and Blomkamp did a long interview with The Verge about another movie in the world of District 9, and his very dead Alien movie While talking[...]
Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studios Releases A Teaser For "Volume 1"
Neill Blomkamp has created his own studio to help launch the careers of other people looking to jump into political science fiction the way he did back in 2009 with District 9 The teaser for the first Oats Studios project has landed online and it looked exactly like something you could expect from Blomkamp in[...]
R.I.P. Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien 5', According To Ridley Scott
There are some things that are never meant to be and Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 is apparently one of those things The internet went completely insane in 2015 at the idea of someone like Blompkamp directing an Alien movie and it got even louder when Sigourney Weaver at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 made comments about[...]
Neill Blomkamp Isn't Making Chappie 2 So Please Stop Asking Him
Neill Blomkamp's Chappie is a pretty devisive film While a lot of people think it is a bit of a misfire, it does have a bit of a cult following I saw it grace lower down on a handful film of the year lists last year, for example. To illustrate, it seems one fan is very[...]
"Not My Fault" – Clip From Neill Blomkamp's Chappie
Sony has released a clip from the upcoming film Chappie, directed by Neill Blomkamp The film stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman (with a mullet) Blomkamp is known for having directed District 9 and the other day he announced that he will be doing an Aliens film next via instagram.   Um… So I think[...]
Learning More About Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, Starring Hugh Jackman
Courtesy of Gentle Giant, we get some new information about Neill Blomkamp's upcoming movie, CHAPPiE. In the midst of rising crime and losses among the Royal South African Police, TetraVaal has introduced the successful SCOUT program to combat the deadly criminal elements that operate throughout the country. Since the introduction of the Scouts, crime has plummeted, the police[...]
Elysium To Be "Remastered" For IMAX, Will Hit Worldwide On August 9th
Neill Blomkamp's sophomore effort is going to be one of the highlights of my movie going summer, and as of today, it looks like I have another, rather large viewing option. In a press release, it was revealed that the film will be following in the footsteps of many others by getting remastered into the IMAX[...]