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Official: Neill Blomkamp to direct new Alien movie!

District 9 and Elysium helmer Neill Blomkamp made headlines last month when he posted a series of concept art designs for a new film in the 20th Century Fox’s Alien franchise. Although the filmmaker admitted that the designs were unofficial, he hinted that he’d be more than happy to take on such a project. Today, 20th Century Fox confirmed that Blomkamp would indeed direct a new Alien film, clarifying that this is, indeed, a sequel to the original Alien franchise and not the Prometheus sequel currently set for release March 4, 2016.

Jack Paglen to script ‘Prometheus II’

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus was released last year on June 8 and 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions are already moving forward with the currently Untitled Prometheus Sequel–which may as well be called “Prometheus 2” until something better comes along–as they’ve hired Transcendence scribe Jack Paglen to write the screenplay, according to The Wrap.

TV Watch: Charlize Theron talks Prometheus with John Hamm and Steve Coogan tonight on Graham Norton

The award-winning host continues his anarchic talk show. Expect the unexpected as top celebrity guests join in the fun with Graham and his irrepressible audience. Among the guests on Graham’s sofa are Mad Men’s Don Draper himself, Jon Hamm; Hollywood star Charlize Theron, currently starring in Alien prequel Prometheus; and Alan Partridge’s alter-ego Steve Coogan.