Ridley Scott Talks ‘Prometheus 2’

September 14, 2015


During his interview with Deadline about the upcoming sci-fi hit “The Martian,” Ridley Scott has also given us some more details on his next big project – “Prometheus 2”.

The movie will most certainly happen before Neill Blompkamp’s “Alien 5”, while the director also reveals Michael Fassbender will be reprising his role of David. But, more importantly, Scott has hinted some serious plot details we are all dying to hear.

Who Created Us?

“You [could] leave the first film alone and jump ahead, says the director, “but you can’t because it ends on too specific a plot sentence as she says, ‘I want to go where they came from, I don’t want to go back to where I came from’. I thought the subtext of that film was a bit florid and grandiose, but it asks a good question: who created us?”

Scott went on to make a reference Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” and the famous scene from that classic sci-fi masterpiece.

“That raises the question to me, same as was depicted in 2001 when… that ape that had been grubbing around in the water hole with all of them bickering at each other… has a bigger thought injected into his brain than Newton got sitting under a tree and seeing an apple fall. That is one gigantic, magnificent leap of a thousand years of evolution; that is where the world begins,” Scott explained.

“It is pretty grand thinking, and that’s what I want to explore.”

The production of “Prometheus 2” should start in February next year.