Neill Blomkamp Reveals ‘District 10’ Screenplay in the Works
“District 9” and “Elysium” director Neill Blomkamp has revealed that he and writing partners Sharlto Copley and Terri Tatchell are in the process of writing the screenplay for “District 10,” the long-awaited follow-up to South Africa’s biggest box office hit.“District 10 screenplay also being written by @sharlto (Sharlto Copley) @territachell (Terri Tatchell) and I.
It’s [sic] coming…” said Blomkamp in a tweet on Friday.District 10 screenplay also being written by @sharlto @territatchell and I.
Its coming…— Neill Blomkamp (@NeillBlomkamp) February 26, 2021In 2009, “District 9,” produced by TriStar Pictures, Block/Hanson and WingNut Films, grossed $211 million worldwide, the largest-ever sum for a South African film.
It received four Academy Award nominations, including best picture and original screenplay for Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell.
Rumors have swirled ever since about the possibility of a sequel, and the film’s ambiguous final act seemed to imply there is more story to be told.
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