Talking to the nice people at The Playlist can loosen the most secretive tongue as Noomi Rapace discovered when she talked to them about developments on Prometheus 2. A script is underway, she explained, although she didn't give any clue as to who is writing it.
"They're working on the script," said Rapace. "I met Ridley in London a couple of weeks ago. 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."
The actress added: "It's interesting because most people I've talked to who've seen the movie, see things that are quite different. Some people who see the movie many times and discover new things. There are all these religious aspects and there are very interesting conversations. And for me, if we do a second one, there are a lot of things to explore in there and to continue."
As first draft-er Jon Spaihts told us at the end of 2012, there were plenty of big ideas and Alien riffs that didn't make it into the first movie. With a new writer onboard for Prometheus 2, there's scope for making more of a beeline for the world of Alien and Aliens, facehuggers and all.