Alan Dean Foster chats to us about writing the official movie prequel to Alien: Covenant...
Alan Dean Foster is a name that will be familiar to fans of quality fantasy and sci-fi novels. He’s the prolific author behind the Spellsinger series, The Damned Trilogy and standalone books such as Voyage To The City Of The Dead, Glory Lane and Drowning World.
Mr Foster is also well known for his work in movie and television novelizations and spin-offs. This part of his career began when George Lucas hired him to ghost-write the Star Wars: A New Hope novel, which also led to him writing the first expanded universe novel Splinter Of The Mind’s Eye. Since then he’s written books set in the Star Trek and Transformers universes, in addition to novelizations of The Thing, Dark Star, Outland and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.