Neill Blomkamp is famous for his sci-fi movies, such as District 9, Elysium, Chappie and Demonic – but his latest project is a live-action adaptation of the popular PlayStation racing series Gran Turismo, based on the real-life exploits of Jann Mardenborough.
The latest trailer for the film looks pretty promising, proving that Blomkamp – who, at one point, was in line to direct an Alien sequel – is capable of turning his hand to things outside the realm of science fiction.
However, the South African director's recent social media activity has gotten up hopes that he might be looking to blend the themes of his most recent film with his passion for sci-fi. He recently posted the following tweet, which contains manufacturer names from the famous WipEout series of anti-grav racing games:
As you can see, the tweet has triggered predictable reactions:
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