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]
1:18 scale figure company Hiya Toys
isn’t slowing down and continues to announce new pre-orders for upcoming waves of Alien, Predator, and AVP figures. They still have a number releases set for this year, and their ‘Exquisite Mini’ 2022 slate has been expanding.
When we last checked in
during spring, they had just announced Predator ... [Read More]
We have just uploaded the 127th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! It’s not secret I’m a huge fan of Alex White. Alien: The Cold Forge
and Alien: Into Charybdis
are up there as the best of what the franchise has to offer in my opinion. And now that Into ... [Read More]
We have just uploaded the 126th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! Happy Alien Day! Since it’s Alien Day, we naturally wanted to bring you a special episode with some awesome guests, and for this episode we’re talking to none other than Amalgamated Dynamic Inc’s Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr!
We ... [Read More]
Alien vs. Predator Galaxy recently had the pleasure of talking to Amalgamated Dynamics Inc’s founders and long time Alien and Predator creature effect extraordinaries Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff for our upcoming Alien Day episode of the AvP Galaxy Podcast! So naturally it was a good chance to try to get some information on those questions I’ve had burning in ... [Read More]
It appears the remaining three Alien films may be coming to 4K Blu-Ray after all. There were rumours last year
that Disney was going to stop releasing 4K Blu-Rays for most films although they later insisted they’re still committed to the format. A new report on TheDigitalFix
says that Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection are ... [Read More]
Just when you thought everyone was done having fun with William Gibson’s scripts for Alien 3! A listing for Titan’s new novel has just gone up on Amazon, revealing that Pat Cadigan, “the Hugo Award-Winning “Queen of Cyberpunk,” is taking on the task of bringing Gibson’s first draft of Alien 3 to prose form with Alien 3: The Lost Screenplay!
William ... [Read More]
It’s with great sadness that we have to report that legendary Alien series writer and producer David Giler has died at the age of 77. Deadline is reporting
that David, one of the fathers of the Alien franchise, died on the 19th of December at his home in Bangkok due to cancer.
Walter Hill and David Giler at ... [Read More]
When their first wave of Alien figured released earlier this year
, I think it’d be fair to say that fandom was taken by the Kenner-esque charm of Lanard Toy’s Aliens figures. And it looks like they’re keen to keep going!
In November we got a look at Lanard’s next line
of Alien figure which includes an albino ... [Read More]
I’m not going to pretend to be any sort of entertainment lawyer, or laws expert, but even as a layman this excuse has me raising my eyebrows. Disney and its relationship to Alien and Predator has once again entered the news for now refusing to pay the legendary Alan Dean Foster the royalties owed for his Alien (and Star Wars) ... [Read More]
Over the last few months we’ve seen a number of new announcements from Hiya Toys
of upcoming Alien, Predator, and AVP 1:18 scale ‘Exquisite Mini’ figures.
Their 2021 release schedule has been growing significantly since we last reported
about them in June, so we thought we’d put together a resource for some of their recently ... [Read More]
In a franchise where Alien 3 exists, it’s easy for films with less complicated narrative developments to be seen as having a simple journey. But what we might tend to forget is that there are countless pitches and treatments that are never heard of outside of studio executives, a point that was re-iterated to us recently in our interview ... [Read More]
A month ago the bombshell was dropped that Alien and Predator comics would be moving to Marvel
as of 2021. It was a move we were all expecting since Marvel are owned by Disney, but it was still a bit of a shock. But in that announcement, it was also revealed that Marvel would be republishing Dark Horse’s older ... [Read More]