Noomi Rapace, better known as scientist Elizabeth Shaw, confirms there is a “Prometheus 2” in the process of creation and is scheduled to be released in 2015. There is no certainty surrounding a specific release date yet.
The actress confirmed the sequel in an interview with The Playlist. She has been speaking with Ridley Scott about the sequel and here is what she had to say:
They’re working on the script. I met Ridley in London a couple of weeks ago (February interview). I would love to work with him again and I know that he would like to do another one. It’s just like we need to find the right story. I hope we will.
Considered a pseudo-prequel to Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror flick, “Alien,” the plot of Prometheus explores religious and mythical concepts. Discussion among fans rants of too many questions unanswered.
Rapace offers the suggestions that “Prometheus 2” answer some of those questions. She would like to see more exploration, continuation of the story and completion of details.
Extreme reactions by viewers included walkouts on viewing the film. It seems everyone who has seen “Prometheus” is at least passionate in response to the movie. Either they were enthusiastic about the film or had feelings of outrage. Bad publicity can often bring more viewers to the theaters, however, according to discussions on SR Underground “Prometheus” Podcast, fans are stating the second in the franchise would not be something they would consider watching.
Ridley Scott knew in the earliest production steps of “Prometheus” that there would be a sequel to follow. Especially to answer the questions left hanging. In a recent THR interview, he stated:
From the very beginning, I was working from a premise that lent itself to a sequel. I really don’t want to meet God in the first one. I want to leave it open to Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) saying, ‘I don’t want to go back to where I came from, I want to go where they came from.’ Because the engineers are such aggressive f**ckers, I always had it in there that the God-like creature that you will see actually is not so nice and is certainly not God. I’d love to explore where Dr. Shaw goes next and what does she do when she gets there, because if it is paradise, paradise cannot be what you think it is. Paradise has a connotation of being extremely sinister and ominous.
There are many questions left unanswered by the first “Prometheus” film and we might, quite possibly, have them answered in a sequel. However, if the writing is left open for another film to be added to the franchise, we may still have many unanswered. Only the sequel and time will tell.
Watch for “Prometheus 2” in theaters in 2015.