We have just uploaded the 125th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! Regular hosts Corporal Hicks, RidgeTop, VoodooMagic and Xenomorphine are sat around the virtual round-table again to discuss the last of Dark Horse Comic’s Alien series, Alien: The Original Screenplay.
We discuss the comic’s take on making the creatures and ship ... [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]
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]
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]
Following on from 2019’s adaptation of William Gibson’s second draft of Alien 3, Dark Horse has just announced (via The Hollywood Reporter
) that 2020 will see them adapting another unused Alien film script. However, it’s not going to be tackling another Alien 3 (sorry folk, no visualize of Eric Red’s take), Dark Horse are turning their sights ... [Read More]
It’s hard to imagine a world in which Alien wasn’t followed by Aliens. Not only an incredible film that did so much for the Alien mythology, it was a film that had a huge impact on cinema, video games and pop culture.
And yet it was a film that took 4 years and a change in management at 20th Century Fox ... [Read More]
It’s no secret that Alien 3 was a nightmare production, a film that it’s own director refuses to even discuss. While it may make for a fascinating topic for fans to learn about, that isn’t a sentiment that the people who experienced the trouble are likely to share.
, Alien 3’s 85/Aaron, recently posted a very candid blog in which ... [Read More]