Why We Never Got To See A District 9 Sequel

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In 2009, District 9 became the surprise hit movie of the year. On a budget of just $30 million, the movie went on to make $210 million at the worldwide box office and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture. Although it didn’t win any Oscars, District 9’s breakout success was an impressive feat for an indie sci-fi film out of South Africa with a first-time writer/director that featured no movie stars. So why wasn’t a sequel to District 9 ever made? Here’s why…

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