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]
We may never get Aliens on 4K.
It now seems increasingly unlikely that we will ever see Aliens, Alien 3 or Alien Resurrection on 4K Blu-Ray. A new report coming out this week says that Disney has halted production of future physical 4K Ultra HD Blu-Rays of films in its back catalogue including films from Disney and the recently acquired 20th ... [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]