Fox Going Ahead with Prometheus Sequel 0

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The wheels continue to turn over at Fox regarding the potential sequel to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, with the studio reportedly in talks with a new screenwriter in order to get a script up and running. Ridley Scott is open about the film being made with starting a franchise in mind, and this new development shows that Fox is along for the ride.

According to a recent report by Variety, Fox has identified Jack Palgen as the man that will take the film franchise forward, and is currently under discussions with the studio over the sequel’s writing duties.

Palgen’s most recent credits include Transcendence, Wally Pfister’s forthcoming sci-fi, His take on Prometheus will presumably pick things up with Noomi Rapace’s character heading off to find the homeland of the Engineers.

Via: Variety