Prometheus 2

(2016)

A sequel to the 2012 hit Prometheus.

‘Prometheus 2’ Starts Shooting in January 2016

‘Prometheus 2’ Starts Shooting in January 2016

Back in March 2014, 20th Century Fox set a March 4, 2016 release date for the highly-anticipated sci-fi sequel Prometheus 2, while bringing on Michael Green (Green Lantern) to write the screenplay. But soon after, the sequel got delayed. We haven't heard much about the production since then. Director Ridley Scott has revealed to Total Film magazine that he is scheduled to start shooting Prometheus 2 in January 2016. 20th Century Fox has not issued a new release date quite yet, but the studio announced last year that Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has taken over the March 4, 2016 release date.

The director wouldn't divulge any plot details for Prometheus 2, but Ridley Scott did add that he is interested in making sci-fi movies again, stating, "I've got back into the sci-fi thing, I kind of adore it." The filmmaker's last movie, the Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, only took in $65 million domestically, but earned $268 million worldwide from a $140 million production budget. His next film, which is firmly rooted in the sci-fi genre is The Martian, which hits theaters this October. It follows Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars.

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‘Alien 5’ Won't Interrupt ‘Prometheus 2’ Plans

‘Alien 5’ Won't Interrupt ‘Prometheus 2’ Plans

While it hasn't been officially confirmed by 20th Century Fox, it is believed that Ridley Scott will return to direct Prometheus 2 with Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender returning to star. In previous interviews, the director has stated that the sequel will feature a return to the homeworld of the sinister Engineers of both the alien species and humanity. The movie is currently scheduled for release on March 4, 2016, though it isn't known when filming will begin. If that date is to stay in place, it should be soon. Alien 5 is eyeing a 2017 release, with Aliens stars Sigourney Weaver and Michael Biehn expected to return as Ripley and Hicks. Fox has not yet given the sequel a confirmed release date. But it sounds like Ridley Scott and Neill Blomkamp will be working together to make their movies tie into each other.

Prometheus 2 comes to theaters in 2016.

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Ridley Scott Talks ‘Prometheus 2’ and ‘Blade Runner 2’

Ridley Scott Talks ‘Prometheus 2’ and ‘Blade Runner 2’

Untitled Blade Runner Project comes to theaters in 2017.

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‘Prometheus 2’ Will Feature a New Alien

‘Prometheus 2’ Will Feature a New Alien

It still isn't known when production may begin on Prometheus 2, which 20th Century Fox has slated for release on March 4, 2016. Ridley Scott is currently filming The Martian starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain, and he is also developing a long-awaited follow-up to Blade Runner.

Are you excited to see a new alien in Prometheus 2? Chime in with your thoughts below.

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‘Prometheus 2’: Noomi Rapace Talks New Villains and Story Ideas

‘Prometheus 2’: Noomi Rapace Talks New Villains and Story Ideas

While it certainly would be controversial to feature God or the Devil as villains in Prometheus 2, since the script is still being worked on, it remains to be seen what large threat Elizabeth and Michael will face in this sci-fi sequel. Our report from last month also indicated that both Prometheus 2 and Ridley Scott's Untitled Blade Runner Project are both in pre-production, but we reported in August that Prometheus 2 may be postponed in favor of Untitled Blade Runner Project. Regardless of which comes first, they will both come after The Martian, starring Matt Damon, which is gearing up to start production this fall.

Who do you think the villains should be in Prometheus 2? Chime in with your thoughts below.

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‘Prometheus 2’ Will Not Feature Classic ‘Alien’ Xenomorphs

‘Prometheus 2’ Will Not Feature Classic ‘Alien’ Xenomorphs

Those disappointed that Prometheus didn't feature the original Xenomorphs from the classic sci-fi horror thriller Alien aren't going to be any happier with the upcoming sequel Prometheus 2. Director Ridley Scott has officially stated that the legendary monsters won't be making in appearance in his follow-up.

Exodus: Gods and Kings will be in theaters this December, with Ridley Scott gearing up to shoot The Martian next. Perhaps star of that movie Matt Damon, who is stranded on Mars, will have a run-in with the original Alien...But we doubt it.

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‘Prometheus 2’ May Be Postponed by ‘Blade Runner 2’

‘Prometheus 2’ May Be Postponed by ‘Blade Runner 2’

Director Ridley Scott has quite a number of projects on his slate, including The Martian, the Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2. The filmmaker reveals in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly that all of those projects are written, although there may be some scheduling issues.

Prometheus 2 comes to theaters in 2016.

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‘Prometheus: Fire and Stone’ Trailer Sets Up ‘Alien Vs Predator’ Comic

‘Prometheus: Fire and Stone’ Trailer Sets Up ‘Alien Vs Predator’ Comic

After doing battle on the big screen in Alien Vs. Predator and Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem, the Alien and Predator franchises will clash in the pages of Dark Horse Comics' Prometheus: Fire and Stone, set after the events of Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Take a look at the trailer, along with the comic book artwork, then read on for more details on how this innovative comic book series is formatted.

Prometheus: Fire and Stone follows a team of explorers who set off on a new mission to find out what happened to the original Prometheus team, since they never returned from their journey to LV-223 in the movie. This new team must uncover the dark mystery that holds not only the fate of the original mission, but possibly their own damnation.

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