During an interview with Fandango, Ridley Scott revealed that there’s another ‘Alien’ movie to follow the upcoming ‘Alien: Covenant’. “There will be another one before we kind of literally and logically, clockwise, back into the rear back head of [the original] ‘Alien’,” said Scott as he explained the chronology of all the recent and upcoming ‘Alien’ movies.
Hollywood actor Bill Paxton has passed away at the age of 61, it’s been reported. According to the BBC, Paxton suffered from post-heart surgery complications and is survived by his wife, Louise, and two children. Before making it as a big-time actor, Paxton, like many other famous faces, earned his money doing a low paid, regular job like us normies – he was a car park attendant.
Ellen Ripley, the intergalactic explorer played by Sigourney Weaver in four Alien movies, has long been considered one of the greatest — if not the greatest — action heroines of all time. Both DC (Wonder Woman) and Marvel (Captain Marvel) have hotly anticipated standalone female superhero movies on the horizon, and with this week’s release of Rogue One, the past two Star Wars movies have featured a woman in the lead (after last year’s Force Awakens). “The tide is turning, but hasn’t it been a long time coming?” Weaver asked Yahoo Movies at the New York press day for her latest film, the tearjerking YA adaptation A Monster Calls.
Although Neill Blomkamp’s proposed fifth ‘Alien’ movie has yet to get an official green light, fans of the series are feverishly anticipating it – and they’re not alone. Lance Henriksen, famed for his role in the franchise as the android Bishop, has spoken of his excitement for the ‘District 9,’ ‘Elysium’ and ‘Chappie’ filmmaker’s sequel in waiting. It picks up right where Aliens ended.
It’s the 30th anniversary of the (best-ever?) sequel, but ‘Aliens’ remains as fresh as it was back in 1986. “That job was massive,” laughs John Rosengrant, remembering his year-long work on ‘Aliens’ at the Stan Winston Studio in Los Angeles and the UK’s Pinewood Studios.
It’s no secret that ‘Prometheus’ made a major leap from Ridley Scott’s original ‘Alien’ movies… and by the end of the movie, we saw a vastly different xenomorph to those of the original film series. According to Birth.Movies.Death, a new video which appeared on the Alien Anthology Twitter account may give us some clues about the new xenomorph. Of course, the account has previously released a number of behind-the-scenes images from the upcoming ‘Alien’ movie… and now it looks as though it’s given us our first glimpse at the new xenomorph.
The International Space Station now has a full HD home theatre setup, as well as a massive library of movies. The folks at Gizmodo have compiled a complete list of all the movies that are on board the International Space Station. It’s one of the most terrifying movies on this list… for reasons you’ll understand if you’ve already seen it. ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ is a Stanley Kubrick classic.
News of South African director Neill Blomkamp’s possible ‘Alien’ movie has been smouldering among fans for a while now. Apparently, his movie would disregard the plots of the largely unloved 'Alien 3’ and 'Alien: Resurrection’, and plough its own furrow. If the movie happens, it would be made after Ridley Scott completes his prequel 'Alien: Covenant’, the sequel to 'Prometheus’ which will supposedly dovetail into 'Alien’.
A revealing new image has emerged from the set of ‘Alien: Covenant’ which depicts Katherine Waterston in her role as Daniels – the new female lead. Appearing on the official Alien Facebook page, the behind-the-scenes image gives us a glimpse of Ridley Scott’s monitor on the set of ‘Alien: Covenant’… and it looks as though things have gone sideways already for the ill-fated crew.
Sigourney Weaver’s eternal E.T. hater, Ellen Ripley, finished up ‘Alien 3’ by leaping into a giant furnace – incinerating herself and the unborn alien Queen that was about to burst from her chest. Skip forward 200 story years to ‘Alien Resurrection’ (giveaway title?), and sneaky scientists create a clone of Ripley from blood samples taken just before her death.
If you’ve been looking forward to the return of 20th Century Fox’s two iconic extra-terrestrial monsters, now we know when you’ll be seeing them next. Director Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ sequel/’Alien’ prequel ‘Alien: Covenant’ had originally been set to hit cinemas in October 2017. There’s no word yet on whether this will also mean a change to ‘Alien: Covenant’s scheduled UK release date of 6 October 2017.
Danny McBride is reportedly in talks to join ‘Alien: Covenant’. According to The Wrap, the 39-year-old American actor is being courted for a role in Ridley Scott’s upcoming ‘Prometheus’ sequel, ‘Alien: Covenant’.
Director Ridley Scott is talking up his next ‘Alien’ movie again, promising that the iconic creations of the first film will be making an appearance.
Just when Sir Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant’ has been gathering momentum and dominating the ‘Alien’ franchise headlines, Michael Biehn’s only gone and revealed some juicy details on the plot for ‘Alien 5′. Biehn, the actor who played Corporal Hicks in James Cameron’s ‘Aliens’, had a lot to say regarding ‘Alien 5′ (as per its working title), declaring it was still very much happening. Not only does this, as he previously specified, ignore ‘Alien 3′ and ‘Alien: Resurrection’, but it plays out a very different timeline whereby both Hicks and Newt survive the crash-landing in David Fincher’s ‘Alien 3′.
The sequel to ‘Prometheus’ seems to be gathering pace, despite the 2012 movie gaining mixed reviews upon its release. But Sir Ridley Scott, the film’s director, has now dropped a bombshell over the title. With the titled previously confirmed as ‘Prometheus: Paradise Lost’, a recent interview with Scott has suggested he not only had a different title in mind, but has now changed it entirely. During AFI Film Festival, IndieWire reported that the ‘Alien’ director has - in the most casual of ways - altered the title to ‘Alien: Covenant’. - Did Disney Steal Wreck-It Ralph?
In space, no one can hear you say “awwww!” Yes, believe it or not the terrifying monster of the ‘Alien’ series has been reborn in overwhelmingly cute children’s book form. - Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens Sequel Postponed - Ridley Scott Talks Alien: Paradise Lost - Godzilla Lawsuit Over New Anne Hathaway Movie Settled The book is entitled ‘Alien Next Door,’ and is the brainchild of artist Joey Spiotto. In the images from the book which premiered online courtesy of io9, we see a number of moments from the ‘Alien’ movies reinterpreted to rather less sinister effect. For instance - did you realise that when it crept up behind Newt in ‘Aliens,’ it only wanted to give her doll back? Or that in the original ‘Alien,’ it was actually friends with the Nostromo’s cat Jones?
‘Alien 5’ may have almost destroyed the internet with impressive concept art, but it looks as though the only ‘Alien’ movie we’ll be getting is Ridley Scott’s. Director Neill Blomkamp has confirmed that his upcoming ‘Alien’ sequel has been put on hold indefinitely, and he’ll be moving on to other projects. “Alien is kinda holding/ pending prometheus 2,” he said via Twitter.
Dependent on your point of view, some of the scariest movies ever made may have just gotten a whole lot scarier. Artists website Design Crowd hit upon the brilliant, hilarious and yet horrifying idea of calling upon contributors worldwide to photoshop images of Donald Trump into classic horror movie images - and the results, funnily enough, are brilliant, hilarious and yet horrifying. - What’s On The Big Screen This Halloween - Cast of Scream, Then & Now - Ellen Page To Star In Flatliners Remake Above, courtesy of designer Madeli, we can of course see what the most famous moment in ‘The Shining’ might be like with Trump in the place of Jack Nicholson: “Here’s Donny,” anyone? Below, Omee shows us how ‘Scream’ would have looked with Trump being the one asking if we like scary movies: See Why shows us Trump getting hairy in ‘An American Werewolf In London:’ Enzzok gives us Trump as Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs:’ That same artist also puts Trump in place of the titular beast of ‘Alien³:’ Continuing on an ‘Alien’ theme, Senja adds a whole new level to Ripley’s nightmare sequence in ‘Aliens:’ Digging further back into film history, the scene with the little girl by the river in ‘Frankenstein’ suddenly seems even more sinister thanks to B74Design: Whilst Creative Shots Studio put him in the small shoes of Damien in ‘The Omen.’ CreArt pits him against Freddy Krueger: Jkrebs04 makes us ponder whether we need a bigger boat: And, perhaps the funniest of all, iMagications puts Trump in ‘The Grudge.’
‘Prometheus 2’ will be heading into production sooner than we though, as director Ridley Scott reveals it’s going to start filming this February. During an interview with Deadline, director Ridley Scott revealed that he’s already preparing for ‘Prometheus 2’ which will begin filming early next year. ‘Prometheus’ saw Ridley Scott return to the universe he created in the highly-successful ‘Alien’ franchise.
Sigourney Weaver has been spotted shooting a cameo for the new series of ITV drama ‘Doc Martin’. The ‘Alien’ actress was seen sharing a scene with star Martin Clunes as a be-hatted tourist holding a water bottle during filming in Port Isaac, Cornwall. - Sigourney Weaver Slams Alien Vs Predator - New Alien 5 Concept Art Revealed ITV have yet to confirm whether Weaver has a speaking part, but it’s safe to say that walking in and out of a village shop in the West Country is amongst her strangest ever roles. Well, the most likely explanation is because of her friendship with fellow actress Selina Cadell.
It seems that Sigourney Weaver isn’t exactly a fan of ‘Alien vs Predator’… and admits she felt ‘depressed’ when she heard about the movie. Appearing at the London Film and Comic Con, the 65-year-old ‘Alien’ star was asked whether she wanted Ripley to be killed off at the end of ‘Alien 3’. “Because I heard that Fox was gonna do ‘Alien vs Predator’.