‘Prometheus 2’ May Be Postponed by ‘Blade Runner 2’

Ridley Scott wants to direct ‘Blade Runner 2’ after ‘The Martian’, which may not leave any time to direct ‘Prometheus 2’.
Ridley Scott wants to direct Blade Runner 2 after The Martian, which may not leave any time to direct Prometheus 2.

Director Ridley Scott has quite a number of projects on his slate, including The Martian, the Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2. The filmmaker reveals in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly that all of those projects are written, although there may be some scheduling issues.

Back in May, Alcon Entertainment officially asked Harrison Ford to return as Deckard in the Untitled Blade Runner Project, and the filmmaker later confirmed that the actor will be involved.

"It's written and it's damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years - despite the accident (referring to Ford's Star Wars injury). So yes, that will happen."

The filmmaker claims that Blade Runner 2 may go into production soon after his next project, The Martian, which may not leave much time for him to make Prometheus 2, which is already slated for release on March 4, 2016.

"That's the problem, I've got a lot of ducks in a row. But they're all written."

When asked about The Martian, the filmmaker revealed he has already completed storyboards, with production to begin this November.

"It's a very good book. It's like Robinson Crusoe-if you were marooned or shipwrecked, how do you survive?"

The filmmaker revealed he will shoot The Martian, which stars Matt Damon as an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars, in Budapest.

"I think I'm going to shoot in Budapest. And we'll probably shoot in Wadi Rum for Mars. I like Wadi Rum-it's the best view I've ever seen of what could be Mars."

Untitled Blade Runner Project comes to theaters in 2017 and stars Harrison Ford. The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Prometheus 2 comes to theaters March 4th, 2016 and stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender. The film is directed by Ridley Scott.

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  1. Sean

    @undeadslayer4 What do you mean ?

    6 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  2. undeadslayer4

    @darkdream agreed i havent even watched blade runner yet

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  3. undeadslayer4

    @themoviefanatic ya but i think its already to late for that

    6 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  4. darkdream

    F*ck blade runner 2 make Prometheus 2

    6 months agoby @darkdreamFlag

  5. Cartman

    Wanna see the Engineers planet,.. make Prometheus 2 at any cost.

    6 months agoby @c-a-r-t-m-a-nFlag

  6. Bryan Yentz

    Because Ridley Scott wasn't done sh*tting on every sci-fi classic we hold dear.

    6 months agoby @bryanyentzFlag

  7. Sean

    Good. We don't really need a Prometheus 2 movie.

    6 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  8. Author987

    good to know

    6 months agoby @Author987Flag

  9. Gordon Clark

    He cool to see Harry pick up where he left off with blade runner one of the greatest rolls Harry played

    6 months agoby @Gordon-ClarkFlag

  10. masterofthemoon

    I hope Harrison IS interested in doing Blade Runner 2 after SW 7 is complete cause to me without Harrison Ford it won't seem like a true sequel. Ridley Scott can always push back Prometheus 2 release date to have time to film that as well, not really a big issue here.

    6 months agoby @masterofthemoonFlag

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