Deadline is reporting that Chappie helmer Neill Blomkamp’s next movie will be an Aliens film for 20th Century Fox. Sources say Ridley Scott’s Scott Free will produce the pic, which Blomkamp will direct. He will develop a script that is set after the Prometheus 2 story. Scott, who helmed the original Alien for Fox in 1979, is also set to direct and produce the Prometheus sequel.
Sources add that there is no script for Prometheus 2 or the new Aliens film.
Blomkamp, who also co-wrote and helmed Elysium and District 9, used an Instagram post to confirm the project he had talked about online in recent months: