District 9 ‘s Blomkamp Sets Up New Sci-Fi Film

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Media Rights Capital (MRC) has come on board for the next film by District 9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp, reports Variety.

The untitled sci-fi project will begin production by the middle of next year. Bill Block will produce.

MRC is giving Blomkamp creative freedom and a production commitment that isn’t contingent on domestic distribution. The director and Block will get an ownership stake in the finished product.

The trade adds that Blomkamp will immediately start writing and preparing the visual effects.