Is ‘District 9’ Sequel In Development?
According to ‘District 9‘ star Sharlto Copley, the sequel to ‘District 9’ is in development. Copley and Neill Blomkamp is developing the script.
District 9 was released on 2009. The plot explores themes of humanity, xenophobia, and social segregation begins in an alternate 1982, when an alien spaceship appears over Johannesburg, South Africa. When a population of sick and malnourished insectoid aliens is discovered on the ship, the South African government confines them to an internment camp called District 9. Twenty years later, during the government’s relocation of the aliens to another camp, one of the confined aliens named Christopher Johnson, who is about to try to escape from Earth with his son and return home, crosses paths with a bureaucrat named Wikus van de Merwe leading the relocation. The title and premise of District 9 were inspired by events in Cape Town’s District Six, during the apartheid era.
The film stars Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, and David James. ‘District 9’ grossed $210 million at the box office.