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If you're reading this, you've read everything else on the matter - that Ridley Scott has declared numerous times that while Prometheus occupies the same universe (Weyland-Yutani, etc), it is not intended to lead on to the Alien films that were made between 1979-1997 (argue amongst yourselves on the date-range!) and that the familiar Giger-designed, hydraulic-tongued beasties are not in it.

Where, then, is it leading, in a Hollywood environment that eschews 'one-offs' (even with this kind of pre-sold franchise appeal) and is determined to leave no major motion genre picture without an open door for a sequel?

A new creature/species from Giger in the post-'Man-in-a-suit' era?

The Blu-ray release of the Alien quadrilogy (the formidable extras of which expanded a little on the previous DVD Anthology release in the early 2000s) finds Scott talking about the problem that nearly all pre-cgi horror movies suffered from: the monster is »

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