William Stout is a world renowned fantasy and science fiction creator famous for decades of work as an illustrator, concept & storyboard artist, writer and production designer in comics, television and film. What might not be as well known is William Stout’s brief involvement and conception of the iconic intergalactic hunter known as the Predator.
It began early on in the ... [Read More]
We have just uploaded the 130th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! For our latest episode Corporal Hicks and Xenomorphine are talking to none-other-than Peter Briggs, the screenwriter behind the very first Alien vs. Predator movie script!
Peter Briggs poses for an interview with Starlog.
We talk about how Peter career direction took ... [Read More]
“The Hunter slowly rolls onto his back, revealing his face. The netted hood of the Hunter’s bio-energetic suit, the source of his camouflage protection, is drawn back, exposing a strikingly human-like face. Beneath the smooth, hairless, nearly translucent skin, a delicate network of veins and vessels can be seen, pulsing rapidly with pale green blood. The Hunter’s eyes, pink and ... [Read More]
A jury trial has finally been set in the ongoing battle for the U.S. Copyright of Predator between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios. And for anyone who hoped this would be resolved quickly in the courts is unfortunately due for a rude awakening and a very long wait.
Alien vs. Predator Galaxy has learned that ... [Read More]
When we last covered the battle
between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios over the U.S. Copyright of Predator, we reported that the focus of the dispute became over venue, i.e. which district court did the case legally belong in.
It seems there were duplicate lawsuits and countersuits filed by both the Thomas Brothers and ... [Read More]
The battle for the US Copyright of Predator between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios took an interesting turn today, when a Motion Hearing (expected to be a dispute over a preliminary injunction which would halt new Disney-era Predator content from continuing until all legal disputes were resolved) instead became a dispute over where the ... [Read More]
As the original creators Jim and John Thomas have been pursuing their legal effort to reclaim their original U.S. copyright of the iconic sci-fi creature Predator (per their spec script titled “Hunters” sold over 35 years ago), a monumental point of the battle was expected to occur this very week.
Thursday, the 27th of May was the day where a ... [Read More]
When the news broke last week that original creators Jim and John Thomas were suing Disney to reclaim the U.S. copyright of Predator, we studied the official legal complaint of the Thomas Brothers and tried to clear up the most common questions
Predator fans might be having regarding their lawsuit.
Well now, courtesy of Deadline
, we have Disney’s counter ... [Read More]
The battle between the original Predator creators Jim & John Thomas and Disney for ownership of the U.S. Predator copyright is heating up, and now there is a court date scheduled to decide if new Disney-era Predator content should be stopped until all the legal issues are resolved.
Thursday, the 27th of May will be a big day for Predator fans, ... [Read More]
When the shocking news was reported a couple of days ago that the original creators Jim and John Thomas were suing Disney to reclaim the rights to Predator, it understandably drove much of the fan community into quite a state of turmoil.
Most of the distress was due to the uncertainty regarding what would happen to the current Disney era Predator ... [Read More]
“You lose it here, you’re in a world of hurt.”
This line spoken by Blain, played by the charismatic actor Jesse Ventura in the 1987 classic film Predator, may never be more appropriate than it is today regarding the Predator franchise.
So much is going on with Predator right now. The fifth film in the movie franchise titled “Skulls” is slated to ... [Read More]