Wednesday, August 21, 2013

See the Aliens You Never Saw in DISTRICT 9 Concept Art By Christian Pearce

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - by Maurice Mitchell 3


Check out District 9 concept art by Christian Pearce!

This week I've been featuring a lot of concept art from Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, so I thought I'd share some concept art from his last film: District 9. The aliens look different from the final film, but I love the pop culture references.

Pearce is a professional concept illustrator who's worked on major motion pictures movies like King Kong (2005), Avatar (2009) and Man of Steel (2013).

Check out the rest of the pictures after the jump (click to enlarge).











See more of Christian Pearce's work at http://cargocollective.com/christianpearce.

Click on the links if you want to see more of Christian Pearce's work and District 9 on my blog.

What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen District 9 what did you think?

Official District 9 Summary
From producer Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) and director Neill Blomkamp comes a startlingly original science fiction thriller that "soars on the imagination of its creators" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone). With stunning special effects and gritty realism, the film plunges us into a world where the aliens have landed... only to be exiled to a slum on the fringes of Johannesburg. Now, one lone human discovers the mysterious secret of the extraterrestrial weapon technology. Hunted and hounded through the bizarre back alleys of an alien shantytown, he will discover what it means to be the ultimate outsider on your own planet.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Cinematography by Trent Opaloch
Production Designer Philip Ivey
Starring: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James

Release date: August 14, 2009 (US)

Official Site: http://www.district9movie.com

© Copyright 2009 WingNut Films, QED International, Key Creatives, Wintergreen Productions, TriStar Pictures. All rights reserved

About the Author

Maurice Mitchell
Lover of science fiction and art.

3 comments:

  1. I've been reading your blog for sometime now, and I just need to congratulate you, it's awesome stuff! Thanks a lot for posting all this art work, its beautiful to look at all these possible universes and ideas..

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  2. They appear quite different from what ended up in the film.

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