With his latest science-fiction film, The Martian, due out at the end of September, Ridley Scott and Matt Damon are making the press rounds to promote the upcoming film. In an interview with Empire, Ridley Scott mentions that his next film is Prometheus 2 and he is currently location scouting:
“They faced another challenge when the film’s release date was brought forward. But according to Damon, the typically fast-working Scott didn’t worry. “Ridley was done with the movie about two weeks after we shot!” he smiles. “I was already on to my next movie!” adds Scott. “I was starting to look for locations for my next movie, which is Prometheus 2.” Back to space so soon?”
This news make it sound quite likely that Prometheus 2 will have started shooting by January 2016 as previously reported. In May of 2014 it was reported that Ridley Scott had been in Australia scouting for locations. In terms of actual story there is still very little we know but keep checking back here for the latest news. Thanks to Scified for the news.