PETER JACKSON Produced ‘DISTRICT 9’ Teaser Trailer Posted

May 1, 2009

'DISTRICT 9' Movie Teaser Poster

'DISTRICT 9' Movie Teaser Poster

Source: D-9.com, Apple.com, IMDB

Interesting PETER JACKSON (LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, KING KONG) sci-fi click. Directed by NEILL BLOMKAMP, ‘DISTRICT 9’ hits theaters on August 14th, 2009 and stars Sharlto Copley and David James.

Watch the teaser trailer HERE.

Plot summary from IMDB:

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology.

Check out the ‘District 9’ Official movie site HERE.

Also, check out “Alive In Joburg” below which is a short made several years ago by the same creative team:

From Google:

This short by Neill Blomkamp depicts a fictional world where extraterrestrials have become refugees in South Africa. Producers: Neill Blomkamp, Simon Hansen, Sharlto Copley, Shannon Worley.

Looks like they’re related even if IMDB couldn’t confirm if ‘DISTRICT 9’ was directly related. Also some talk of the movie being linked to the video game HALO which I don’t know too much about…



  1. well i know one thing abou halo is i SUCK at it…my ex bfusedto kick my ass in it – not that i ever cared much, im not a gamer…but i know the general concept of the game is to stop what i thought were alien forms from getting to this…i think halo, by a certain time or they would take it back to their planet and it would essentialy blow up the earth…

    of cours its been well over a year since i played…

  2. That “Alive In Joburg” short is AWESOME. Thanks for posting

  3. […] is to get picked up as a full-blown television series. The strategy mirrors the manner in which ‘DISTRICT 9′ (which started out as the short ‘ALIVE IN JOBURG’) came to the … and – even more recently – director Fede Alvarez got noticed and had his short, […]

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