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Neill Blomkamp Says ‘District 10’ Screenplay Is Now Being Written

Tom Grater
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Neill Blomkamp has revealed that the long-anticipated sequel to his hit sci-fi District 9 could be moving closer, with the director posting a tweet stating that the project’s screenplay is now being written by himself, Terri Tatchell and Sharlto Copley.

The original movie, which starred Copley, grossed north of $200M globally. Telling its story largely through found footage, the pic chronicled events after an alien spaceship landed in 1982 South Africa, addressing topics including xenophobia and social segregation.

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Blomkamp has stated several times that he has been keen to make a sequel to District 9, while departing on other projects including Elysium and Chappie. His recent work includes the pandemic-shot horror Demonic, which AGC Is funding, and the Taylor Kitsch-starring Inferno, which was delayed during the lockdown.

Here’s the filmmaker’s tweet:

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