If you’re familiar with Alien vs. Predator Galaxy, it should come as no surprise that I’d be interested in exploring more of those could-have-beens. But unlike some of our other articles, this isn’t an alternate script. It’s a look at an alternate design that has eventually been retconned into something completely different. And the road that this particular retcon has ... [Read More]
From the moment Pat Cadigan’s Alien 3: The Unproduced Screenplay by William Gibson was first announced, I had been incredibly curious about how I was going to react to it. At the risk of repeating myself from previously talking about the other recent adaptations of Gibson’s material, this kind of project is something I’m really enthusiastic about.
It was one of the things ... [Read More]
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]
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]
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]
We recently had the pleasure of chatting to Peter Briggs, the screenwriter behind the first attempt to take the Alien vs. Predator to the Big Screen, for our podcast. We talked a lot about the development of the script and his experiences working in the industry. It’s a great interview, with a lot of insights into the directions that could ... [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]
Four months ago, Marvel Comics announced their plan to launch a new on-going comic series featuring our favorite intergalactic hunter, the Predator! Headlined with the acclaimed talent of writer Ed Brisson and artist Kev Walker, this promising new series would reportedly revolve around a new character named Theta, a woman with a personal vendetta to find the deadly Predator 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]
Hot on the heels of the successful release of the first Alien comic issue under the new publisher, Marvel has announced that it will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Aliens with a special one-shot double-sized issue.
The new comic will be written by Benjamin Percy, with artwork by Dave Watcher.
Aliens: Aftermath #1 will follow a group of journalists investigating what ... [Read More]