For years, fans of District 9 have been hoping for a sequel. Director Neil Blomkamp reminded fans who have been waiting for District 10 that they are still working on the script. his ambitions for a sequel, stating that he will continue the story from District 9’s cliffhanger finale.
When District 9 was released in 2009, it was a big hit and was nominated for an Academy Award. Because of its low $30 million budget, the film makes sense for a sequel for some companies.
Just over a year ago, in February 2021, director Neill Blomkamp announced that he was working on a sequel to District 9, which is presently titled District 10. District 10 is now being co-written by District 9 screenwriter Terri Tatchell and star Sharlto Copley, according to a tweet from Blomkamp at the time, but what’s the latest on that?
Blomkamp spoke to The Hollywood Reporter last year about how a sequel might differ from the original. Expect a significant reduction in the number of options available. “I believe the first film’s approach was correct,” the filmmaker added. “It’s all about the writing,” she says.