In 2020, we learned that long-time Alien series producers Walter Hill and David Giler wrote a recent treatment for a potential Alien 5
which they had sent to Sigourney Weaver. While Sigourney had seemed unsure about the prospect of returning to the character, or that Sir Ridley Scott would be either, in a new interview with ... [Read More]
Well color us shocked. It seems as though a new Alien film is in development by 20th Century Studios for release on the streaming platform Hulu! This coming exclusively from The Hollywood Reporter
, Director Fede Alvarez
, who helmed the Evil Dead remake, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, and Don’t Breathe, is set to write ... [Read More]
We now have a better look at the sculpture of a four-armed ‘Big Chap’ style Alien created during the development of the ultimately cancelled Alien 5 project. You may remember this maquette was shared
by director Neil Blomkamp back in 2018 on his Instagram. This was previously the only time the maquette had been shown publicly.
The sculpture ... [Read More]
Neill Blomkamp has done a fairly frank interview with The Guardian
while promoting his latest film, Demonic. Blomkamp’s last film was 2015’s Chappie which performed okay at the box office but received generally negative reviews. The director was asked about his cancelled Alien sequel and suggests that Ridley Scott saw Chappie and realised that his Alien film ... [Read More]
Concept artist Geoffroy Thoorens continues to treat us to new artwork showing us more glimpses of the world that we may have seen had Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 project come to fruition.
Thoorens uploaded this additional batch of images to his website
, following previous recent posts by the artist to their Instagram
and ... [Read More]
Geoffroy Thoorens has uploaded more Alien 5 concept art to his Instagram
! With these latest updates we’re getting a look at the film’s Alien orientated sequences including what appears to be a chestburster attack, an egg chamber and a new image of the controversial Alien suit. You can check them out below!
We’ll also ... [Read More]
Following on from the recent posting of some unseen concept art by Geoffroy Thoorens
, the Alien 5 concept artist has updated his ArtStation
with another four pieces of concept art! Three of which appear to show Ripley in a firesuit, and the fourth (titled Montero) shows us an orbiting space station with something extending below ... [Read More]
Over the years we’ve seen a good deal of concept art from Neill Blomkamp’s aborted Alien 5 (codenamed Red Harvest), including some particularly memorable pieces from Geoffroy Thoorens
. In the years since other artists have been sharing their own work
on the project but the complete picture of what Alien 5 would have been remains shrouded in mystery. ... [Read More]
Earlier this year Ty Ellingson shared some artwork
he did while working with Neill Blomkamp on his aborted Alien 5 project. In particular Ty shared concepts for Sky Crane variant of the iconic dropship.
Whos Nick, formerly of Hybrid Network, has shared a new interview he conducted with Ty regarding his work in the industry, and Ty’s involvement with Blomkamp, ... [Read More]
Last week Sigourney Weaver dropped the news
that long time Alien producer and co-writer Walter Hill had sent her a 50-page treatment that he had completed for Alien 5! Because Hill hasn’t actually been involved with any of the Alien films since Alien 3, the news of his treatment came as something of a shock.
Though she was ... [Read More]
Talking to the Empire Magazine
for their latest Heroes Issue, Sigourney Weaver revealed to the magazine that Walter Hill sent her a 50 page treatment for an Alien 5! Unfortunately she doesn’t mention any details, but Weaver states that she received it nearly 18 months back, in the aftermath of the death of Blomkamp’s Alien 5.
Speaking to Empire in ... [Read More]
One of the best things about Alien Day is seeing all of the incredible artwork shared online in celebration of it, and one particular post really caught our eye.
Concept artist TyRuben Ellingson, who has quite an impressive background in the film industry, shared to Twitter a new Aliens-style “Cheyenne” dropship he made during the pre-production phase of Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien ... [Read More]
, an artist who regularly works with Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.
and on the Alien and Predator films, has just uploaded a piece of artwork he contributed to Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5!
Like much of the creature concepts we’ve seen of Blomkamp’s Alien 5 (aka Red Harvest), Farzad’s concept continues in the direction ... [Read More]