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Director Neill Blomkamp off RoboCop Returns Says MGM Wont Wait

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.https://twitter.com/NeillBlomkamp/status/1161887748535439360?s=20 [caption id="attachment_1073410" align="aligncenter" width="600"] TriStar Pictures[/caption]Blomkamp was attached to direct[...]

Could Chappie End up in Apex Legends Maybe

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?https://twitter.com/NeillBlomkamp/status/1096570912739012608The[...]

[Rumor] 2 Alien TV Shows for Hulu One by Sir Ridley Scott

[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[...]

James Cameron Comments on Neill Blomkamps Alien

James Cameron Comments on Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien'

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.[caption id="attachment_834592" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James CameronPicture by: Steve Vas / Featureflash, Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Reportedly, Blomkamp's film would have been a[...]

Ed Neumeier Offers Some Robocop Returns Updates

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 Blomkamps Alien

"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.[caption id="attachment_937198" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actress Sigourney WeaverPhoto by Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com[/caption]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

'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 Blomkamps New Movie Greenland

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.[caption id="attachment_847007" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Editorial credit: BAKOUNINE / Shutterstock.com[/caption]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[...]

The Firebase: Neill Blomkamps Latest Short Film

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,[...]

Trailer For Oats Studios Volume One Promises Weird Sh*t And Were Into It

Trailer For Oats Studios 'Volume One' Promises "Weird Sh*t" And We're Into It

We were all really excited with the teaser for Oats Studios Volume One and now a full trailer for the shorts has been released. They look bloody, they look over the top, they feature a Sigourney Weaver looking like a boss, and they look like a great time. https://youtu.be/1mtInkJObXkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is […]

Neill Blomkamp Is Planning Another Movie In The World Of District 9

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 movieWhile talking[...]

Neill Blomkamps Oats Studios Releases A Teaser For Volume 1

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 Blomkamps Alien 5 According To Ridley Scott

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 Isnt Making Chappie 2 So Please Stop Asking Him

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 &#8211 Clip From Neill Blomkamps Chappie

"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 Blomkamps Chappie Starring Hugh Jackman

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[...]

Neill Blomkamps Chappie Is Going Forward Official Plot Blurb Released

Neill Blomkamp's Chappie Is Going Forward, Official Plot Blurb Released

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool.Neill Blomkamp's Elysium just hit the American market over the weekend and is going to be landing on our UK shores on the 21st I'm pretty excited about it.And buzz hitting its peak for that film, this seems a decent time for Sony and MRC to announce they're also backing[...]

Elysium To Be Remastered For IMAX Will Hit Worldwide On August 9th

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[...]

Matt Damon Is Having A Bad Hair Day In The New Elysium Trailer

Matt Damon Is Having A Bad Hair Day In The New Elysium Trailer

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding CoolIf there's one movie I am most excited for this year, it would be Elysium.It's no secret that sci-fi can be at its best when reflecting on the real, and that's the concept that Neill Blomkamp has built his career on While he might not be a master of stone-cold filmmaking technique,[...]

A Very Big List Of Casting Updates

A Very Big List Of Casting Updates

This take on the composers life is said to focus on his struggles over his art, the women he loved and his priestly duties.In not-quite-a-real-sequel news, Deadline are reporting that Miles Teller, star of the up-coming remake of Footloose is on-board for The Hangover writers' Jon Lucas and Scott Moore's 21 And Over, a misadventure[...]