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Scottís clearly alluding to his seminal sci-fi classic with the way the title Prometheus comes together on screen. And even his imagery, from cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, looks like it continues from Scottís 1979 effort. Yes, there are plenty of high-tech spaceship shots, and the technology has advanced. But by first glances, this is a companion piece to Alien< and I couldnít be more thrilled.
With the release of Prometheus still more than six months away, I'm not entirely sure why Ridley Scott is doing lengthy interviews about the film, especially since his m.o. has been to keep most of the basic plot details under wraps while hinting at where this sci-fi film fits in alongside his landmark Alien
It makes sense, in a way. While the characters of Ash and Bishop are unforgettable, the core of Blade Runner is very much about what it means to be "human," and whether an artificial being can measure up to that standard and thus be worthy of the same respect and consideration as us fleshy types. Plus, it's not like Fassbender went off into some other director's interpretation of androids. He's keeping it within the Ridley Scott family.
Ridley Scottís much anticipated return to the Alien universe, Prometheus, has been under the microscope recently with people watching closely for any tidbit of information. The man who created the Alien franchise returning to the series with help from the creator of one of the greatest TV shows of all time?
There's a crazy rumor from a tipster who describes the movie it's like some sort of Ridley Scott take on Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. Thereís no way to know if any of what this scooper has to say is the real deal, but just in case it is, tune out now if you donít want to read possible spoilers for Prometheus.
Lindelof describes Prometheus as "the movie I would want to see as a fanboy, take place in that Alien universe, which precedes the events of the original Alien, but is not necessarily burdened by all the tropes of that franchise with Facehuggers and Chestbursters."
Even though the production is quickly assembling a cast that includes Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender, precious little information about the actual plot has leaked, and it's entirely likely that whatever leaks we do here are part of deliberate misinformation campaigns
I'm starting to kind of enjoy this little guessing game. While the report back in January seemed to wipe the slate clean, everything we've heard since has suggested that this is still the Alien prequel that Ridley Scott has been talking up for years. It's like a viral campaign that works through unnamed sources and leaked, minute details.
Scott will direct the project with Rapace in the lead as "Elizabeth Shaw," who is apparently a scientist. Deadline is floating the rumor that
As awesome as Sigourney Weaver, Ridley Scott and James Cameron are, the Alien movies wouldn't have been nearly as effective without the designs of H.R. Geiger. In his creation of the acid-blooded
The news surrounding Ridley Scottís upcoming Alien prequel has been mostly gossip and innuendo till now. One minute itís not happening at all, the next itís been pushed back a year, and now none of thatís true
Weíve heard a lot of rumors around Ridley Scottís upcoming Alien prequel but just about the only thing we know for sure it that it will involve the Space Jockey. The Space Jockey is the dead fellow who showed up
It didnít take long for Ridley Scott to push Rinsch off of Alien for the chance to direct it himself, and now, THR is reporting that heís no longer involved with Loganís Run
Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a science fiction film where sheíll play an extraterrestrial disguised as a woman, a really, really hot woman. Sheíll use her Scarlett Johansson good looks to wander the remote areas of the world seducing
New details on Ridley Scottís Alien prequel have emerged and early word is that even though itís nothing like the original four films, the script by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof
The next big step now that the movie has a few bucks to throw around is casting, and thereís plenty of people interested, the latest of which come in the form of James Franco and Anne Hathaway
Natalie Portman has been incredibly in demand as of late. Earning Oscar-worthy buzz for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, the actress has been getting looked at for Gravity, Superman and The
Gemma Arterton is starring in a new Christopher Nolan movie! There, do I have your attention? OK, then it's time to come clean a little. The movie
In theory Ridley Scott is working on making an Alien prequel. But if you look at his IMDB page youíll see itís just one of more than thirty films
A fourth rewrite is not a great sign, and Scott has plenty else on his plate-- including the Alien prequel-- to keep him ignoring this one for many more years to come