Last March, the drama department of North Bergen High School took the Internet by storm
with their stage interpretation of Alien! Not only did they garner the attention of Sir Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver, they got to put on an encore showing of Alien: The Play as part of 20th Century Fox’s Alien Day and Alien: 40th Anniversary ... [Read More]
A wonderful thing about Alien Day and the time around it is that it is used by more than just official outlets as a day to celebrate Alien, it’s also used by Alien fans to launch their own projects. One such project is Olethros
! A 13 issue Alien/Prometheus fan comic by Devan Gill, Olethros is aiming to ... [Read More]
It is with great sadness that I must report that Terry Rawlings has passed away
today at the age of 86. Terry maybe best known to Alien fans for working alongside Sir Ridley Scott and David Fincher as the editor for both Alien and Alien 3.
He was nominated for BAFTAs for his work on Alien and Blade Runner. ... [Read More]
The Alien: 40th Anniversary Edition 4K Blu-Ray finally hits the shops this week just in time for Alien Day.
The key feature of the Alien 40th Anniversary release is of course the brand new transfer which was scanned in native 4K from the original camera negative at EFilm. Ridley Scott and Pam Dery at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services Group supervised the restoration. ... [Read More]
A head of tomorrow’s debut of Alien: Containment, the first of six Alien: 40th Anniversary Shorts, 20th Century Fox has uploaded a new red band trailer with some new footage and the release order!
“In honor of the 40th anniversary of ALIEN (1979), six visionary filmmakers expand the terrifying imaginations of Ridley Scott, H.R Giger, and Dan O’Bannon. From atmospheric hallways, ... [Read More]
While Katherine Waterston hasn’t heard anything
about Alien: Covenant 2 for some time, according to Deadline’s coverage of the current Disney/Fox merger
Sir Ridley Scott is continuing to develop the sequel to Alien: Covenant.
While discussing which of Fox’s production partners is likely to continue on after the merger, Deadline had this to say:
“Ridley Scott’s Scott Free ... [Read More]
Alien will be coming back to theaters in the United States for an anniversary screening this October. From Fathom Events and presented by Turner Classic Movies ‘Big Screen Classics’ series, the movie will have screenings on three days: October 13th, 15th, and 16th.
It’s unknown whether or not this will be the shiny new 4k transfer that the ... [Read More]
Mid-last year 20th Century Fox and Tongal announced a competition
that gave 6 lucky Alien fans and film-makers a chance to produce short films based set within the Alien universe. After learning the titles of the winning shorts
, there’s been radio silence on the shorts.
Until today! Fox has just released a teaser trailer for the upcoming shorts, offering ... [Read More]
With the 40th anniversary of Alien this May, Yahoo Entertainment spoke to the man behind Captain Dallas
, Tom Skerritt, to ask him about some of the behind the scenes “myths” that have cropped up over the years.
False: The star initially turned down the film because there was no director attached and he felt the budget was too ... [Read More]
20th Century Fox has today formally announced
the Alien 40th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a release date of April 23rd in North America (and prospectively April 22nd in the UK
). As previously announced, an exclusive steelbook will be available via Best Buy in the US or Zavvi in the UK.
The release comes with the ... [Read More]
The good folk over at HN Entertainment
recently had the opportunity to talk to Amalgamated Dynamics Inc
‘s Alec Gillis and the topic of Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 inevitably came up. Though unable to talk in much detail about ADI’s work on the film, Alec did reveal that Neill had been intending to go practical ... [Read More]
Dan O’Bannon is the unsung hero of Alien. An integral part of a trinity of creative masterminds responsible for the classic sci-fi horror Alien alongside Ridley Scott and H.R. Giger. Without any one of those three creators, Alien would not have been the classic we know, and yet, moviegoers are often less familiar with Dan O’Bannon as they are with ... [Read More]
Though Neill Blomkamp has moved on
from his Alien 5 project, it would seem James Cameron is not quite ready to let it go! While on the red carpet of Alita: Battle Angel, IGN (via The Terminator Fans
) had the chance
to ask James Cameron (who produced Alita along with Predators’ Robert Rodriguez) about ... [Read More]