Posts tagged with "H.R. Giger"

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp to Helm Upcoming Alien Sequel

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp to Helm Upcoming Alien Sequel
20th Century Fox has officially closed a deal with District 9 and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp to lead a new addition to the Alien franchise. The news was confirmed by Blomkamp himself via Instagram, and follows a series of concept designs teased over recent months. According to Variety sources, the as-yet untitled film will stand apart from Ridley Scott’s upcoming Prometheus 2, being set several years later. It appears that the project... 

Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies, Aged 74

Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies, Aged 74
A spokesperson from the Giger Museum in Gruyere has today announced the death of the artist and Oscar-winning designer H. R. Giger, from injuries sustained from a tragic accident at his Zurich home.  Perhaps best known for his work on Ridley Scott‘s Alien, the artist made cinema history in 1979 with his groundbreaking designs for the film’s set and Xenomorph creatures. Giger’s involvement in the film came about after Scott saw... 

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo
Empire Magazine’s Ian Nathan recently released his book Alien Vault, packed full of information on the seminal film, such as unseen set photos, sketches, H.R. Giger’s concept artwork, script pages and reproductions of Ridley Scott’s annotated storyboards. Ian Nathan led a panel at the London MCM Expo, interviewing the film’s associate producer, Ivor Powell, and special effects supervisor Brian Johnson, both of whom had met after working on... 

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo

Alien Vault Panel at London MCM Expo
At London MCM Expo this October, everyone will be able to hear you screaming till your chest bursts! Okay, well probably not, but for fans of the film Alien there will however be a special panel to coincide with the release of the book Alien Vault. The hardback package contains new never before seen set photos, sketches, H.R. Giger’s concept artwork, script pages, reproductions of Ridley Scott’s annotated storyboards and much more. Written by... 
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