District 9

Neill Blomkamp planning short film projects to test out feature ideas

With his proposed Alien sequel dead in the water, Neill Blomkamp is looking to branch out and test some ideas in the experimental film game.

Jar Jar Binks and 15 more "Kick-Ass" sci-fi movie controversies
Jul 4, 2015

Kick-Ass, condemned in some quarters due to its violence and a ten-year-old girl who curses like a sailor and leaves a trail of dead bodies, is far from the only sci-fi or fantasy film to have created controversy.

Neill Blomkamp gives a startlingly honest assessment of Elysium
Feb 26, 2015

With his new movie Chappie out next week, the director has taken a long, hard look at what went awry with his last film.

Here's your first (sort of) look at District 9 director's new sci-fi flick Chappie
Jul 23, 2014

San Diego Comic-Con hasn't even started yet, and already images from the convention center are starting to appear online.

Blomkamp is finally (for real!) working on a District 9 sequel
Jul 16, 2013

It’s been five years since director Neill Blomkamp exploded made District 9, but it sounds like he might finally be coming back to the franchise that made him famous.

Why Blomkamp 'would still like to explore' District 9 in a sequel
Apr 9, 2013

After moving on to greener pastures, is Neill Blomkamp still interested in making a District 9 sequel?

9 indie short films that inspired sci-fi + horror blockbusters
Feb 1, 2013

Short films have become a hot proving ground for filmmakers the past few years, Check out the lucky few that actually inspired blockbusters.

District 9 star explores icy aliens in 1st eerie Europa Report teaser
Jan 14, 2013

Enjoy some nice wintry weather? Then how 'bout a dash to the legendary fourth moon of Jupiter to chill your bones? Here's the first cryptic look at a new film about a doomed Jovian journey to thaw the mystery of what lurks beneath Europa.

Read 1st plot details for District 9 director's next sci-fi flick
Dec 17, 2012

It's been three years since Neill Blomkamp blew us away with his brutal, haunting spin on the alien invasion flick, District 9. Now we're finally hearing some details about his next journey into science fiction, Elysium. So what's the flick about?

How the alien invasion epic District 9 really should have ended
Dec 14, 2012

Yeah, we know. District 9 was SO last year. (Well, actually, so the year BEFORE last year.) But that doesn't make this new video from the How It Should Have Ended guys any less dead on and funny.

How District 9 director's new sci-fi film will be DIFFERENT
Dec 14, 2012

District 9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp is stirring up a lot of interest with his next film, which is titled Elysium. And there's already one notable way in which his second sci-fi outing will be quite different from his first.