Is there a second part to the movie District 9?
Sharlto Copley and Terri Tatchell are co-writing “District 10.” Writer and director Neill Blomkamp has said that a sequel to his directorial debut, the epic, gritty sci-fi “District 9,” is on its way.
What is the plot of District 9?
Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth — not to conquer or give aid, but — to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens’ welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent (Sharlto Copley) contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.
District 9/Film synopsis
What happened at the end of District 9?
They finally finish in Paul’s shack as the relocation begins, but when Wikus comes to the shack to serve Paul a notice, he finds the hidden container with the fuel and accidentally sprays some of it in his own face while confiscating it. Paul is killed by Koobus Venter, a cruel leader of the MNU mercenaries.
How does District 9 start?
In 1982, a giant extraterrestrial spaceship arrives at Earth and hovers over the South African city of Johannesburg. A human investigation team finds over one million malnourished aliens (derogatorily called “Prawns”) inside, and the South African government relocates them to a terrestrial camp called District 9.
Who is the director of the movie District 9?
District 9 is a 2009 South African science fiction action film directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham. It is a co-production of New Zealand, the United States and South Africa.
Where did the story District 9 come from?
The story, adapted from Alive in Joburg, a 2005 short film directed by Blomkamp and produced by Sharlto Copley and Simon Hansen, pivots on the themes of xenophobia and social segregation. The title and premise of District 9 were inspired by events that took place in District Six, Cape Town during the apartheid era.
Where did the aliens come from in District 9?
If aliens return with any sort of vengeance, humanity is probably screwed. At the beginning of the film, the aliens are contained in a Johannesburg slum referred to as District 9. The aliens’ proximity to the humans of the city creates endless friction.
Where was District 9 filmed in South Africa?
The film was shot on location in Chiawelo, Soweto during a time of violent unrest in Alexandra (Gauteng) and other South African townships involving clashes between native South Africans and Africans born in other countries.