News Neill Blomkamp Confirms ‘Alien 5’ Sequel is Officially Dead Published 2 years ago on June 5, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Quite some time ago director Neill Blomkamp announced that he had a desire to create a real sequel to Alien, which would of included Aliens‘ returning cast Sigourney Weaver and Michael Biehn. Just today, we learned via The Verge that Blomkamp’s project is officially dead. “I think it’s totally dead, yes,” Blomkamp told the site. “That would be an accurate assumption at this point. It’s sad. I spent a long time working on that, and I feel like it was really pretty impressive. But politically, the way it’s gone now, and the way that it all is — it’s just not going to live.” Blomkamp continues, “Yeah. Ridley [Scott] was one of my idols growing up. He’s so talented and he’s made this film that really set me off in a direction. I want to just be as respectful and not go stamping around in this world that he created. I think that if the circumstances were different, and I didn’t feel like I was getting too close to something that he apparently feels a massive personal connection to, that things that may have played out differently. But I did want to be as respectful as possible.” Well, that’s a bummer. We were hoping to one day see Sigourney Weaver and Michael Biehn tearing it up again on the big screen. Related Topics: Up Next New Teasers for ‘The Dark Tower’ Adaptation Showcases The Gunslinger Don't Miss New IMAX Posters for Alex Kurtzman’s ‘The Mummy’ Engulfs Tom Cruise Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News9 hours ago New Book ‘Night of the Living Dead 1990: The Unseen Version’ Will Showcase Tom Savini’s Vision News11 hours ago Rob Zombie Hopes ‘Three From Hell’ Will Deliver Complete Chaos for Your Entertainment Dollar News1 day ago Grey Matter Presents Epic ‘The Exorcist’ Limited Edition Print by Artist Sara Deck News1 day ago Nick Castle is More Than Happy to Play Michael Myers in Next ‘Halloween’ Sequel Blu-Ray & DVD5 days ago Sam Raimi’s Twisted Splatstick Sequel ‘Evil Dead 2’ is Getting a 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene Blu-Ray & DVD2 weeks ago Tom Holland’s ‘Fright Night’ Gets an Unlimited US Blu-Ray Release from Sony Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Pet Sematary Getting 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago Deleted Scene from ‘Halloween’ Reveals What Happened to Cameron News4 weeks ago New Line’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reimagining is Still Happening News6 days ago (Video) Breaking: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Coming in (2020) Teases Return of the Classic Ecto-1 News1 week ago Horror Short ‘Knock Knock Knock Knock’ Homages Dario Argento, Mario Bava and Lucio Fulci News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene News3 weeks ago Jackson Robert Scott is Possessed by an Evil Entity in the New Trailer for ‘The Prodigy’ News3 weeks ago Official Trailer for ‘Blood Bound’ Plays With Dark Magic Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!