It seems as though the silence regarding the FX Alien series may finally be coming to an end. After giving us an update
that all the scripts for the first season of Noah Hawley’s show have been turned in, and production is scheduled for sometime next year, FX Executive John Landgraf has recently hinted to what we ... [Read More]
Writer Jon Spaihts has given a rare interview with the ScriptApart
podcast about his work on 2012’s Prometheus. Spaihts most recently co-wrote 2021’s Dune which was very well-received but also re-wrote 2016’s Doctor Strange. He was the sole writer, however, on 2016’s Passengers – the sci-fi romance starring Jennifer Lawrence.
Jon Spaihts was the original writer of Prometheus ... [Read More]
Ever since Noah Hawley’s Alien series was announced, the time that the series would be taking place has been a concern for many Alien fans. The regular use of the phrase “not too far future” or “near future” has been a worry that the series would be taking the place far earlier than the early 2100s that the first Alien ... [Read More]
The Alien series isn’t want for iconic imagery or posters that pervade into pop culture to this day. Whether it’s that unforgettable cracked chicken egg on the front of Alien’s poster, or that moment of Ripley and the Runner coming face-to-face on Alien 3’s. For a lot of people we know that image of Ripley carrying Newt in the hive ... [Read More]
Following Pat Cadigan’s Alien 3: The Unproduced Screenplay by William Gibson release back in August (read our review here
), we hadn’t yet heard about any future Alien novels from Titan Books. Thanks to a new listing spotted on Amazon, we now have the first details of our next Alien novel from Titan and author David Barnett – Alien: Colony ... [Read More]
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]
Concept artist Geoffroy Thoorens continues to treat us to new artwork showing us more glimpses of the world that we may have seen had Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 project come to fruition.
Thoorens uploaded this additional batch of images to his website
, following previous recent posts by the artist to their Instagram
and ... [Read More]
Following on from the recent posting of some unseen concept art by Geoffroy Thoorens
, the Alien 5 concept artist has updated his ArtStation
with another four pieces of concept art! Three of which appear to show Ripley in a firesuit, and the fourth (titled Montero) shows us an orbiting space station with something extending below ... [Read More]
The crew over at the Perfect Organism Podcast
have published their latest podcast episode and have done an interesting interview with Senior Creative Director at NECA, Randy Falk. This covers everything about the figures, how the ideas are conceived, securing likeness rights with the actors and to the figures getting made.
It’s slanted towards Alien figures and what’s ... [Read More]
At the conclusion of the 2018 film “The Predator” written by Shane Black and Fred Dekker (and directed by Black), fans were introduced to a new piece of Predator technology referred to as the “Predator Killer”. Similar to something one might see in an Iron Man film, this wearable armored suit could seemingly give humanity a fighting chance if there ... [Read More]
Following the guest appearance of the Predator
in the popular Battle Royale video game ‘Fortnite’, both the Alien and Ripley have also joined the ever expanding cast of characters.
I believe this is the second time the Alien and Predator have guest starred together in another video game since Mortal Kombat X
, and the ... [Read More]
Well if you thought that unused ending for The Predator with Ripley was wild, you better buckle yourself up for this one…
A few days back we discovered that the previously mysterious facehugger-inspired breathing mask prop
which StudioADI constructed was actually filmed in an alternate ending
for The Predator. Much to our surprise, this ending would’ve featured ... [Read More]