Ridley Scott’s return to the ALIEN universe with that a sequel was always the plan, to be entitled PARADISE. With that news, we wondered if this follow-up would continue the story of Elizabeth Shaw and now broken-bot David, who flew off to the Engineer planet to find the answers., had many of us here at THN in hot debate. While I can see why some found the plot a bit of a head-scratcher and uninspiring, I certainly found plenty in the film to dazzle and thrill. On the other hand, it’s safe to say that Ridley set up a lot that was still mysteriously unexplained. The legendary director later confirmed his story wasn’t complete and
Now, we can confirm both Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender will return and both were always going to as they were contractually obliged, providing the film was a box-office success. Well,was undoubtedly that and despite being rated R in the US, enough of us went to see ‘the search for our beginning’. Ridley Scott currently has his hands full, reuniting with Michael Fassbender on Cormac McCarthy’s crime-thriller THE COUNSELOR, but we’d also expect him to return.
Currently, 20th Century Fox are penciling in a release for PARADISE in 2014 or 2015.