'District 9': Sharlto Copley Confirms Sequel Should Be Filmed Next Year

In an interview with BroBible, the director Sharlto Copley confirmed that the sequel to the acclaimed science fiction ‘District 9‘, officially titled ‘District 10‘, will finally get off the ground.

He revealed that director Neill Blomkamp intends to start filming in late 2023.

“Is happening. I made a draft of the story and he sent me another one. It’s tiring to find the right story. There are sociopolitical things going on that made Blomkamp want to wait a year to film. He wants to have something to say.” he stated.

Last year, Blomkamp had revealed more details about the project: “The script is being written. It took a decade for me to understand the direction I needed to go. There is one topic in American history that fits perfectly into the ‘District 9’ universe. I felt it was a great way to develop a sequel.”

The sequel is being scripted by Blomkamp, Terri Thatchell and Sharlto Copleyprotagonist of the first film.

Remembering that the original is set 30 years ago, when aliens arrive on Earth in search of refuge, as their planet was dying. They start to live apart from humans in an area called District 9, in South Africa, and commanded by the multinational United, which does not care about the welfare of the aliens, but is willing to do anything to master the technology they possess. . When an agent in the field contracts a virus that alters his DNA, District 9 is the only place he can hide.

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Launched in 2009, the feature earned more than US$ 210 million and conquered 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Acclaimed by critics and moviegoers, the production also won four nominations for the Oscars 2010in the categories of Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects and Best Editing.

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