Neill Blomkamp has revealed that his Alien 5 movie has been put on hold by 20th Century Fox.
Writing on Twitter, the District 9 director confirmed that his film is “kinda holding” while work is carried out on Prometheus 2.
alien is kinda holding/ pending prometheus 2. So I shall be working on other things… as much as I love the xeno- and Lt ripley
— Иeill BlomkΛmp (@NeillBlomkamp) October 30, 2015
The Prometheus sequel has since been titled Alien: Paradise Lost, and will be directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace. It is due to be released on 30 May 2017.