- Directors: Neill Blomkamp
- Producers: Peter Jackson
- Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
- Genres: Sci-Fi
- Actors: Jason Cope, Robert Hobbs, Sharlto Copley
District 9 is based on Alive in Joburg, a short film directed by Neill Blomkamp, Sharlto Copley, Simon Hansen and Shanon Worley. Copley also portrayed one of the interviewed policemen. The short film is about aliens landing in South Africa and becoming contained to a specific area and forced to work. In the movie these aliens are called “Non-Humans” and are overseen by Multi-National United (MNU), a company which is utilizing alien technology. On May 1st, the trailer was officially released online on Apple.com and later added to D-9.com, the official website and was also attached to the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine.