J.J. Abrams did reveal last month that there is still a possibility he can return to direct Star Trek 3.
Star Trek Beyond comes to theaters July 8th, 2016.Read More
A new report reveals that 20th Century Fox and director Ridley Scott are "freaking out" about how to come up with a story for Prometheus 2. Prometheus writer Damon Lindelof confirmed in December that he is not working on the script for the sequel, which is allegedly causing a "headache" for the studio, according to a story from Bloody-Disgusting.
The initial story indicates that Damon Lindelof turned Jon Spaihts' original draft for Prometheus from a one-off into a trilogy, but that he "left them in the dust" by deciding to turn down the offer to write Prometheus 2. As a result, Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox are reportedly, "literally freaking out" about where to take the story of Elizabeth Shaw, portrayed by Noomi Rapace in Prometheus. The studio is taking pitches from "basically anyone" who has a take on how to move forward with this follow-up.Read More
Back in August, 20th Century Fox confirmed they are developing Prometheus 2 for a 2014 or 2015 release. That story indicated screenwriter Damon Lindelof may not be able to write the script for this Prometheus follow-up. Today, the writer himself confirmed that he will not be a part of Prometheus 2."I am not. Ridley (Scott) and I talked at great length during the story process of the first movie about what subsequent movies would be if Prometheus were to be successful. And I think that the movie ended in a very specific way that hinted at, or strongly implied that there were going to be continuing adventures worthy of writing stories. What those stories would be would not necessarily usurp or transcend the Alien franchise as we saw it because we know that the Nostromo hasn't come along yet. So the idea was to set up a universe that... Is it a prequel? Okay. If that's what we want to call it, sure. But the sequel to this movie is not Alien. The sequel to this movie is this other thing.
20th Century Fox is currently seeking writers for this highly-anticipated sequel, which has Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender attached to star.Read More
Prometheus screenwriter Damon Lindelof has been hired to rewrite the script for World War Z, before the zombie project undergoes extensive reshoots.
We reported back in March that Paramount pushed this adaptation of the Max Brooks novel from a December 21 release to June 21, 2013. The screenwriter will reportedly focus his script work on the third act, although no specific story details were given. The reshoots will commence in September or October. Matthew Michael Carnahan wrote the first adapted screenplay.Read More
Director Ridley Scott will debut the first full trailer for his highly-anticipated sci-fi adventure Prometheus during a live event Saturday, March 17 at 4 PM PST/7 PM EST from the AMC Downtown Disney Theater in Anaheim, California.
After the trailer premiere, Prometheus screenwriter Damon Lindelof will moderate a 30-minute Q&A session with Ridley Scott, which will be streamed live at AMCTheaters.com, and through their Facebook and Twitter pages. Fans can also submit their questions for Ridley Scott at the AMCTheaters.com website.Read More
CLICK HERE to watch the video interview with Damon Lindelof for Prometheus.
Prometheus was released June 8th, 2012.Read More
Screenwriter Damon Lindelof went on The Kevin Pollak Chat Show earlier this week and discussed his most recent writing project, Ridley Scott's Prometheus. The writer talked about how he got the project and also how the film connects to the Alien films. Here is some of what he had to say, courtesy of /Film:"It started as an Alien prequel. That is what everybody wanted it to be. Obviously, Ridley Scott has not made a science fiction movie in 25 years, since Blade Runner, so the idea that he's returning to this genre is huge. But there is a real issue which is - what is the state of the Alien franchise at this point in our lives? There has been Alien Vs. Predator and all these things, and its been completely and totally diluted.
I also do feel that this movie is the movie I would want to see as a fanboy, take place in that Alien universe, which precedes the events of the original Alien, but is not necessarily burdened by all the tropes of that franchise with Facehuggers and Chestbursters, and all that stuff that I love... but its sorta like, we've seen it before, can we do something different this time? And thats the movie that Ridley wanted to make. And when you're working with an auteur, you basically just shut your mouth and listen and try to transcribe and channel the vision of that person, and get out of the way.Read More
Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof has signed a lucrative seven-figure deal to write a secretive sci-fi project for Disney, which is only known as 1952. It is said that 1952 is also being eyed as a multi-platform project which would expand beyond the movie.
This will be Damon Lindelof's first solo movie project as a writer/producer. He co-wrote and produced the 2009 blockbuster Star Trek alongside Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The trio also wrote and produced Jon Favreau's upcoming summer movie Cowboys & Aliens. Damon Lindelof also reworked Ridley Scott's Alien prequel into what is now entitled Prometheus.Read More