‘Prometheus’ Sequel Coming from Ridley Scott in 2014-2015

20th Century Fox confirms they are seeking new writers to pen the sequel, since Damon Lindelof may not be available.
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‘Prometheus’ Sequel Coming from Ridley Scott in 2014-2015

Ridley Scott will make Prometheus 2 in 2014 or 2015 20th Century Fox has confirmed they are in development on a sequel to Prometheus, with director Ridley Scott and stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace set to return. Here's what Fox production president Emma Watts had to say about the follow-up.

"Ridley is incredibly excited about the movie, but we have to get it right. We can't rush it."

The studio is currently in talks with new writers to draft the sequel. Damon Lindelof, who wrote the original, may not be available to work on the follow-up, due to his involvement with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and several other projects.

Fox is looking at releasing the sequel in either 2014 or 2015.

Prometheus was released June 8th, 2012.

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  • instead8909 • 3 years ago

    It sounds to me that people expect to much, for those that enjoyed it helps in the long run. I like to enjoy any film and make my own judgement

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    • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

      @instead8909 -- It really depends. Besides the script, everything else is very well-done. The acting is - at times - great, the entertainment value is there, the visual effects are wonderful, and there's a real sense of dread that fits appropriately(for the most part).

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      • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

        @2movieguys -- Again, you liked "AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem", but not this? So much for entertainment..

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        • dess • 3 years ago

          They should name the sequel ... failmetheus.

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          • shuabert • 3 years ago

            Meh. I'll go see it because I loved the first one, and if Scott comes back this is probably going to be good. But, like District 9, I think it's a great film that stands well on its own and doesn't need a sequel.

            At any rate, he's faster at this sequel thing than Cameron is.

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            • themoviefanatic • 3 years ago

              @moviemouse That would be interesting to get to see, if that is what will be shown in the Prometheus sequel.

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              • moviemouse • 3 years ago

                YES! this needs a sequel to tie in between Prometheus and the first alien

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                • empath86 • 3 years ago

                  prometheus was what it was, and i enjoyed it for that. if scott could have gotten the money he wanted maybe it could have been better, but i still liked it alot, and i still and probably will always feel that lindelof is a good writer, who misses here and there, but so does everyone. plus i'm a huge lost fan.

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                  • David-garcia-67788063 • 3 years ago

                    Sir Ridley Scott should have Roland Shusett, whom for those who dont know who Roland Shusett is, he is one of the original co-writers of Alien 1979 film along with Dan O'bannon, if Sir Scott does bring him back, then it'll be great to have the original writer for the movie "Paradise".

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                    • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                      meh

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                      • Winne-Bagel • 3 years ago

                        Oh really? That's horrible. I think most people don't want to see a sequel on this movie especially one made by Scott. Damon may be taking most of the blame, but Ridley had ultimate control and blew it. I would rather see AVP3 than Prometheus 2 at this point. Very lame news!

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                        • andrew-thompson • 3 years ago

                          The Funny Thing Is When Prometheus Comes Out On Dvd With The 30-40 extra minutes added to it will probulary be 3 times Better Then the Cinema Version!

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                          • ROFLitschristian • 3 years ago

                            Surprise surprise.

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                            • vanboy • 3 years ago

                              I really don't care for a sequel. We are trailing away from Alien. I understand why Ridley did what he did, but there were too many facts connecting it to Alien. And without giving anything away, I was disaponted to find out (but we really know is wasn't originally ) a guy in a space suit. Prometheus 2: Noomy Rapace and Michael Fasbender arrive at the other alein homeworld....Boom! The end. I'm going to pretend it never happened.

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                              • bryanyentz • 3 years ago

                                @felipe-11

                                No, you rash antagoniser, I'm bitching because IT ISN'T a good film. I didn't want another ALIEN; I wanted a film that carried on its legacy in a consistent, cohesive way. I didn't want an elementary-grade story with a constant barrage of plot holes; terrible, expository dialogue and stereotypical "characters" who literally appear and disappear at the drop of a hat--if it serves the writers' convenience. Prometheus looks gorgeous and sounds good, but I find it unbelievable that so many people have a complete and utter lack of appreciation for proper storytelling and characterization. That people such as yourself--feel so offended when others point out there flaws that they act as irate children. Do other films have problems? Of course. Do they wear them as a badge of honor like Prometheus? No. I wanted a solid science fiction film that paved new ground in the realm of Alien. Ridley and his crew had all the time, all of the money, all of the A-list casting, all of the technology, EVERYTHING at their disposal, and they still managed to craft something that was so unbelievably immature in its thematic execution that I find it to be not a bad Alien-related film; just a bad film. So, keep your brash remarks tucked awayand quit putting words in my mouth (as I never stated it "wasn't ALIEN enough").

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                                • DarkBobs • 3 years ago

                                  That's great news! I'm not gonna lie, but Prometheus was somewhat underwhelming for me.

                                  I wasn't hugely disappointed, I thought it was still a great movie, enjoyable to watch and ridiculously pretty and well directed/produced.

                                  I just had REALLY high hopes for the movie (not sure why, guess I like Ridley Scott that much) and I was worried the movie wouldn't do well enough to warrant a sequel (it wasn't a blockbuster, but I guess it made enough return).

                                  Can't wait!

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                                  • 2movieguys • 3 years ago

                                    Yeah!!! We get to watch more paint dry on the walls!!!

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                                    • themoviefanatic • 3 years ago

                                      Wait, so is Promethus 2's story/plot going take place after the movies Aliens from 1986 and Alien from 1979 or before them like Promethus story/plot ?

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                                      • felipe-11 • 3 years ago

                                        @incmob@youngrizo 100% agreed.

                                        @bryanyentz Seriously? You're still bitching that this wasn't "Alien" enough? It's a stand-alone film, grow up already.

                                        @thedude-abides Also agreed, I hope his new Blade Runner movie comes out before this... It would be really cool (and cost efficient) if he shot Prometheus 2 and 3 back to back).

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                                        • bryanyentz • 3 years ago

                                          @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx

                                          Exactly. One guy who wrote about invisible alien orbs of electricity in Russia. And another guy who came up with an idea which was susp*ciously like a certain miniseries which predated it on the Scy-Fy Channel. Not to mention that it took him six years for EVEN HIM to sort of/kind of realize what kind of story he was trying to tell.

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