Posts tagged with "Alien: Covenant"

Sigourney Weaver Says Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Still Happen

Sigourney Weaver Says Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Still Happen
According to Sigourney Weaver, Neill (District 9) Blomkamp’s proposed Aliens sequel – set to feature and older Ripley and Hicks (and apparently ignoring all post-Aliens Alien movies) – is definitely only on hold, not cancelled. Production on the film was put on hiatus after Ridley Scott requested that it should not go ahead until after Alien: Covenant, his own sequel to Prometheus/prequel to Alien, is released. However, Scott has also indicated that... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Supergirl, Dark Matter, Alien: Covenant, Thor & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Supergirl, Dark Matter, Alien: Covenant, Thor & More
••• Stephen Amell has told IGN that he’d love for Oliver Queen to appear on Supergirl. “Sure! In this iteration of the DC Universe, the ‘Television Universe’ as it were, I’m the guy that’s been around the longest, so I always feel – whether I’m on a show or I’m not on a show – I always feel as though I can in some way, shape or form represent them. And I always want them to be wildly successful and last for many more years... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Legion, Alien: Covenant, Taken TV Show & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Legion, Alien: Covenant, Taken TV Show & More
••• Amber Midthunder has been added to the cast of Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley’s new X-Men spin-off TV series Legion. According to Deadline she will play Kerry, a “woman of action with a childlike sense of wonder. A true savant, Kerry has lived a sheltered, but never dull life.” Legion is based on a mutant with multiple personality disorder, each of his different personalities having a different power. Plus, Amber Midthunder – what... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Batman V Superman, Battlestar Galactica, Alien Covenant & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Batman V Superman, Battlestar Galactica, Alien Covenant & More
••• Warner Bros has released a new promotional image of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice via Twitter. We’re not sure why but there you go. It features Ben Affleck’s Bruce Wayne standing among the ruins of Wayne Financial,  presumably destroyed during the climax of Man Of Steel. Click on the image for a larger version. [via ComicBookResources] ••• Looks like Universal’s movie reboot of Battlestar Galactica has taken a step nearer... 

Ridley Scott Wants Alien: Covenant To Top The Alien Chestburster Scene

Ridley Scott Wants Alien: Covenant To Top The Alien Chestburster Scene
Ridley Scott revealed in a backstage interview at the Golden Globe Awards that he wants to make Alien: Covenant scarier than the original Alien film, which is bound to please film fans fed up with once gory franchises being watered down for PG-13 audiences. “I always remember walking down the edge [of the auditorium] in Saint Louis when we were previewing Alien,” Scott recalls. “I couldn’t sit through the film one more time. I walked down... 

Alien Covenant’s Lead Female Star Revealed

Alien Covenant’s Lead Female Star Revealed
Michael Fassbender will be reunited with his Steve Jobs co-star Katherine Waterston in the Ridley-Scott-directed Alien: Covenant, reveals The Hollywood Reporter. In Dany Boyle’s Jobs biopic, Waterston played Chrisann Brennan, the Apple boss’s ex-girlfriend and the mother of his daughter. She will also soon be seen in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them as Porpentina Goldstein. Other credits include Robot And Frank (2012) and Paul Thomas... 

Ridley Scott Promises Lots Of Familiar Aliens In Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott Promises Lots Of Familiar Aliens In Alien: Covenant
Disappointed with the lack of Giger-style aliens in Prometheus? Then have no fear. Or a lot of fear. Or something. It’s seems that the next film in Ridley Scott’s prequel series will justify the shift in naming from Prometheus 2 to Alien: Covenant (via Alien Paradise Lost and Operation: Piss Off Neill Blomkamp… erm, possibly). According to Ridley Scott in an interview with The Wrap, “We’ll have them all… Egg, face-hugger, chest-burster,... 

Ridley Scott Details Plan For 2 More Alien Origin Films After Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott Details Plan For 2 More Alien Origin Films After Alien: Covenant
Director Ridley Scott, speaking at a press conference in Sydney, Australia, has confirmed that he plans to make three Alien origins films – that’s a further two after Aliens: Covenant which begins filming in Australia in early 2016. The new Alien films will answer the “very basic questions posed in Alien: why the alien? Who might have made it? And where did it come from?” said the director. Alien: Covenant will tell the story of the... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Dr Strange, Prometheus/Alien Sequel, The Force Awakens

BUZZ News Shorts: Dr Strange, Prometheus/Alien Sequel, The Force Awakens
••• According to sources for The Wrap, Martial artist Scott Adkins (pictured right) has joined the cast of Marvel’s Doctor Strange. While the nature of his role is not clear (though it’s bound to involve fighting action, surely?) Adkins is a world renowned martial artist whose movie credits include The Bourne Ultimatum, The Expendables 2 and Zero Dark Thirty. ••• Has Alien: Paradise Lost, the Prometheus sequel, had a name change?... 
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