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According to a new report from Comicbookmovie.com, and their sources, some new alien spoilers have been dished out for the upcoming "Prometheus 2" sci-flick, via director Ridley Scott. And it turns out that we're going to see a new, fresher form of alien get featured in the third act. Ridley recently told the press: "So with Prometheus 2 what I’m trying to do is reintroduce a fresher form of alien in the third act.” Also a recent press release for the film, reads like this: "Stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace are both contracted to reprise their roles of David and Elizabeth Shaw, respectively. The original film, a quasi-prequel to Scott's 1979 "Alien," saw a team of scientists and explorers embarking on a journey to a distant world, where they discovered the answers to some of humanity's most profound questions." It's currently set to hit theaters on March 4th, »
About two months ago, Ridley Scott offered a Prometheus 2 update confirming that the script was being written, that he had “15 drafts evolving” and also that the iconic Xenomorphs will not be part of the sequel. He noted that “there’s only so much snarling you can do” and that it’s time to do something more interesting, but left it at that. However, in a more recent interview, Scott gives up a little more information and it teases the direction he could be going in with aliens in the sequel. Hit the jump to find out what Noomi Rapace’s Elizabeth Shaw could encounter in Prometheus 2. Here’s what Scott told The Australian (via SciFied) about Prometheus 2: [Prometheus 2 is] fresh” and “getting away from gods and dragons and shit. If I see one more dragon I’m going to shoot myself. Stop the dragons.” Rather than a dragon, »
- Perri Nemiroff
Director Ridley Scott recently said that the upcoming "Prometheus" sequel will not have any Xenomorphs, the creatures from the "Alien" franchise. But in a new interview, the helmer revealed that he has a surprise for audiences. "It's fresh. Getting away from gods and dragons and sh*t. If I see one more dragon, I'm going to shoot myself. Stop the dragons," he said. "So with 'Prometheus 2,' what I'm trying to do is reintroduce a fresher form of alien in the third act." It's not clear what exactly he means, but we'll find out when "Prometheus 2" hits theaters on March 4th, 2016. »
Filmmaker Ridley Scott has begun doing promotional rounds for the Biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings" and has briefly talked about how the sequels to both "Prometheus" and "Blade Runner" are progressing.
In regards to the sequel to the "Alien" prequel/spin-off, Scott tells The Australian that the follow-up will be "fresh" and is "getting away from gods and dragons and shit. If I see one more dragon I’m going to shoot myself. Stop the dragons."
By dragons, he's referring to H.R. Giger's creature from the original and calls that beastie: "the definitive dragon and he's a motherf--ker. The alien's real which is why it's probably one of the scariest monsters in film history."
- Garth Franklin
The word “alien” is a big deal when talking about Prometheus and its potential sequel. Ridley Scott‘s film was, after all, a return to the universe he helped create in his defining 1979 film Alien. The signature alien — the xenomorph — from that film even made an appearance in altered but recognizable form at […]
- Russ Fischer
This article contains a potential spoiler for Prometheus 2.
Sir Ridley Scott shows precious little sign of slowing down. His new film, Exodus: Gods And Kings arrives in cinemas this December, and we're hearing rumours of a near three-hour running time for it. Then, he's tackling Andy Weir's excellent book The Martian, and has already cast Matt Damon in the lead role for that one.
Plus, he's juggling Prometheus 2, a film that he's decreasingly likely to direct himself - given his schedule - but is seemingly heavily involved with nonetheless.
Chatting with The Australian, via Bloody Disgusting, Scott confirmed that the script for Prometheus 2 is done and "really good", noting that it's going to be "getting away from gods and dragons and shit. If I see one more dragon I'm going to shoot myself".
Ridley Scott’s sort-of Alien prequel, Prometheus, landed with a divisive thunk back in 2012. Despite a mixed reception, both its detractors and fans are eager to see where exactly Scott will take the two remaining survivors for the sequel, Prometheus 2. More importantly, however, is what type of monsters can we expect?
The director has made no bones about the fact that there will be no xenomorphs in the film. Nope, not even one. As the tears began to crust up our sodden cheeks, Noomi Rapace referenced the notion of god and the devil taking over the villainous components. However, whether we’ll actually see a trident-wielding Satan going at it with a bearded white chap seems relegated to the rumour mill dustbin, for now at least.
Scott recently spoke out in an interview with The Australian about the nature of the beast. Whether or not he’s utterly serious, »
- Gem Seddon
Prometheus star Noomi Rapace revealed in an interview last month that the sequel, Prometheus 2, may feature "God or the devil" as the villains, after another report from September claimed that the classic Alien Xenomorphs will not be featured in this follow-up. Director Ridley Scott offered a new update, revealing that he is introducing a "fresher form" of the original Alien in the third act of Prometheus 2.
"It's fresh, getting away from gods and dragons and shit. If I see one more dragon I'm going to shoot myself. Stop the dragons. (The original alien is) the definitive dragon and he's a motherf---er. The alien's real which is why it's probably one of the scariest monsters in film history. So with Prometheus 2 what I'm trying to do is reintroduce a fresher form of alien in the third act."
The filmmaker added that the "baby alien" in Prometheus was, "awfully »
In an interview with MTV UK back in October, Noomi Rapace was asked about Prometheus 2, a film she clearly has no idea what the plot will be, but she answered from the perspective of her character and what Elizabeth Shaw might be looking for after she and David (Michael Fassbender) left the planet at the end of the first film: I know that Elizabeth Shaw wants to go to paradise. I say that in the first one. I don't wanna go back. She can't go to Earth. There's nothing left for her there really. She wants to go where they come from, those giants, those creatures. In her head that's the dark paradise. What's therec She wants answers. She wants to know. I feel like I'm sharing her curiosity but also her anger. As far as what is in store for Elizabeth and David once they get to the next stop on their journey, »
- Brad Brevet
In Prometheus, Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) became "pregnant" with an alien creature. She had it removed with the do-it-yourself surgery pod. That's when we see it's a slimy creature with tentacles. Later on when the Engineer attacks Shaw, her alien infant leaps upon the Engineer, rescuing her. During the alien-on-alien battle Shaw's alien smothers the Engineer's face. When the camera pulls back we see Shaw's alien is actually a large Face Hugger. The final shot in the film is of the Engineer's chest bursting open and a Xenomorph-like creature emerging. Director Ridley Scott acknowledged to The Australian that the final creature is “awfully close to the alien” from 1979's Alien. If you're hoping the Prometheus sequel will bring something new to the table, when it comes to aliens, you're in luck. Scott said, "So with Prometheus 2 what I’m trying to do is reintroduce a fresher form of »
Now that director Ridley Scott is making the promotional rounds for his latest feature, Exodus: Gods And Kings, the questions are popping again for sequels that may be in his future. Namely, Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2. While Scott has only stated "it's written and it's really good" in regards to Blade Runner 2, it seems he has a little bit more to say regarding the follow-up to the pseudo-prequel to Alien. The pre-sequel? Ridley Scott on the story for »
- Sean Wist
On the face of it, Alien 3 should have been a pretty great movie. The first two films from the franchise were spectacular; it had a director at its helm that would go on to be one of the best of the modern era, it was written by the legendary Walter Hill, and it was packed to the brim with stellar acting talent. But in the end it was just downright turgid. And Charles Dance thinks he has figured out why. Charles Dance, who most recently made a name for himself playing the despicable Tywin Lannister in HBO.s Game Of Thrones, starred as Dr Jonathan Clemens in the third installment to the spooky, sci-fi Alien franchise. The film was blighted by production problems though, and even though it went on to achieve relative success at the box office it has since been disowned by its director, a certain David Fincher. »
One resurrected member of the Original family definitely will, stick around.
The CW series has promoted Yusuf Gatewood, who plays Mikaelson brother Finn (in the body of Vincent), to series regular for Season 2, EW.com reports.
We’re guessing those shackles from last night’s episode don’t stay on for long, then?
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Hulu has given a straight-to-series order to Difficult People, a half-hour comedy from executive producer Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) and the team behind Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner, who star as best friends living in New York City. »
Looking for some less mainstream sci-fi films in the year ahead? Then here's our list of 10 genre movies to look out for in 2015...
If you've been keeping an eye on next year's schedules, you'll probably already know about some of the major sci-fi films due for release in 2015. Ridley Scott will leave Matt Damon stranded on the red planet in The Martian. Colin Trevorrow will unleash a new breed of dinosaurs in Jurassic World. George Miller will be bringing us his belated Mad Max sequel Fury Road, Neill Blomkamp will show off his robot sci-fi comedy Chappie, and then, of course, there's Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But what about the smaller genre films, the ones that don't have the marketing budget of, say, Disney's Tomorrowland, or the brand recognition of Star Wars? Those are the kinds of films we're focusing on here: the lower budget, »
In Aliens, Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley didn’t much care for Lance Henriksen’s android Bishop after she was almost killed by the conniving robot Ash on the Nostromo, but Bishop helped Ellen get over those trust issues by aiding and not abating her in the sequel. Commemorating Bishop in their upcoming Series 3 Alien franchise figures is Neca, and they recently revealed a closer look at the “artificial person” collectible.
Along with the Kane in Nostromo Spacesuit figure from Alien and the Dog Alien figure from Alien 3, the Bishop figure will be available this December. This Bishop depiction is scaled to seven inches and comes with a couple of key accessories. We have a close look at the figure below (via Neca).
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- Derek Anderson
Exodus: Gods and Kings has unveiled a new clip exclusively through Digital Spy.
Exodus: Gods and Kings opens in Us cinemas on December 12 and December 26 in the UK. »
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts said Tuesday that Peter Firmin, TV illustrator, puppet maker and co-creator of such popular U.K. kids TV programs as The Clangers and Bagpuss, will receive its Special Award at this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards. The event will take place on Nov. 23 at The Roundhouse in Camden, London. Read more BAFTA to Honor 'Alien,' 'Blade Runner' Editor Terry Rawlings The Special Award recognizes an individual’s outstanding contribution to children’s media and the entertainment industry. The award will be presented by Bernard Cribbins with a special introduction by Monty Python member
- Georg Szalai
Netflix might be the world’s biggest streaming giant, with a handful of highly successful original series to its name, but the world’s biggest marketplace, Amazon, is making a play for the title. Amazon Studios has been steadily building its unique catalogue with recent hits such as Transparent and Alpha House. While their output has yet to harness the hysterical levels of interest that surrounds ‘Flix’s Orange Is The New Black, their next offering – Bosch – just might.
Based on the best-selling novel series by author Michael Connelly, the show stars Titus Welliver (TV’s Lost, The Town) as Lapd homicide detective Harry Bosch, who operates in and around the Hollywood division. For the first season’s storyline Bosch undergoes a federal trial for the murder of a serial killer while trying to solve the murder of a 13-year old boy.
Some of the more recognisable names joining Welliver »
- Gem Seddon
Pop-culture seems covered in J.M. Barrie's fairy dust right now, what with NBC's live stage-musical of Peter Pan scheduled for Dec. 4. Fans of Disney's Tinker Bell series can also mark their calendars on March 3, when the seventh Tink film—Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast—arrives on DVD and Blu-ray. In the latest animated adventure, the peace and calm of Pixie Hollow are disrupted by a mysterious beast that strikes fear in the hearts of some of the fairies—but not Fawn, the brave and sweet animal-lover who looks past the NeverBeast's frightening exterior. In the exclusive new trailer, »
- Jeff Labrecque
20th Century Fox has released two of Ridley Scott’s best films in new special editions. Those films are Alien and Kingdom of Heaven. One of these editions offers supplements and commentaries never before put to Blu-ray, while the other is a repackaged version of previous editions, where the only new element are some collectables. My review of both follows after the jump. Alien is the one that’s basically repackaged, as it’s simply the first disc from the Alien Anthology box set, with all of the same content of previous Blu-ray releases. The film stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, who – along with Tom Skerrit, Yaphet Kotto, Veronica Cartwright, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton and a cat – are on a space ship and are woken up from hypersleep to explore a crashed alien ship on a nearby planet. They investigate, only for an alien life form to »
- Andre Dellamorte
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