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Neill Blomkamp Shares More Aliens Concept Art; Project Is “Going Very Well”

17 July 2015 9:19 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After generating a tremendous amount of buzz following those striking first pieces of concept art, all has been quiet on Neill Blomkamp’s anticipated Alien reboot-cum-sequel – at least, until now. Taking to Instagram, the District 9 and Elysium director has shared a new image for the film, all the while adding that the project itself is “going very well.”

It is essentially a status update that confirms Alien 5 – or whatever it will end up being titled – is still simmering away in development, as Blomkamp hunkers down to bring his vision to life at Fox. Once again starring Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley and Michael Biehn’s refigured Hicks, the artwork emphasizes the tone of the filmmaker’s project, and we understand that the reboot will attempt to combine the haunted-house-in-space elements from the first film with the action-oriented feel of Cameron’s adorned sequel, Aliens.

Without further ado, here is said picture. »

- Michael Briers

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Neill Blomkamp Reveals Ripley & Hicks In More Concept Art From His 'Alien' Movie

17 July 2015 8:45 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Remember a few weeks ago when we wrote about movie franchises that maybe should never have been franchised in the first place? “Alien” could be one of them. Ridley Scott’s terrifying original is still remarkable, and James Cameron’s sequel “Aliens” managed to expand the universe by switching genres into the action war movie to great effect. But from “Alien 3” through the “V. Predator” team-ups to Scott’s recent “Prometheus,” all the other films in the series have been disappointing from one degree to another.  It remains to be seen if Neill Blomkamp can revive the series successfully. The South African at the helm of “District 9” was also behind the deeply disappointing “Elysium” and “Chappie,” has moved on to develop a new “Alien” picture that would see the return of Sigourney Weaver to the role of Ripley, moving alongside a potential sequel to “Prometheus.”  “Alien” fans cooled »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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Neill Blomkamp Shows Off More Concept Art from His 'Alien' Movie

17 July 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

There's a line of dialogue missing from this scene. Director Neill Blomkamp just posted a new hint on social media at some of the concept art for his Alien movie in the works. We've been following development on this closely ever since it was announced that Blomkamp would be working with Ridley Scott on a new Alien. This art shows that Sigourney Weaver as Ripley and Michael Biehn as Captain Hicks definitely seem to have a role in this new one. There's also a glimpse at some kind of mech that seems to be a signature Blomkamp suit of armor to the side. Neill only said: "#alien going very well. Love this project." View below. Here's the new concept art posted very recently to Blomkamp's Instagram (@neillblomkamp) seen in full: We don't know too much about Blomkamp's new Alien movie yet, however we'll recap what we do know. Between this »

- Alex Billington

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Neill Blomkamp Shares New Concept Art For His Alien Movie

17 July 2015 6:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Neill Blomkamp drummed up a lot of excitement when it was announced that he'd be getting to work on an Alien project that would resurrect both Sigourney Weaver's Ripley and Michael Biehn's Hicks, and act as more of a direct sequel to James Cameron's Aliens than "Alien 5". Then, Chappie came out. The movie had its share of fans of course, but the general consensus was that it wasn't the director's best work (by a wide margin) and anticipation for his Alien flick seemed to lessen somewhat. Fortunately Blomkamp himself doesn't seem deterred, posting the image below along with the caption “#alien going very well. Love this project.”   #alien going very well. Love this project A photo posted by Brownsnout (@neillblomkamp) on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:07pm Pdt Ripley, Hicks and some new characters speaking to a Colonial Marine type there. We still have no idea how Blomkamp is »

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Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Reveals New Concept Art

17 July 2015 6:14 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

District 9 and Elysium helmer Neill Blomkamp has provided a small update, as well as a new concept art design, for his new Alien movie in 20th Century Fox’s franchise featuring Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley and Michael Biehn’s Hicks. Check it out in the gallery below! Blomkamp posted the image on Instagram along with a tag reading: “#alien going…

The post Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Reveals New Concept Art appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

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Neill Blomkamp Reveals New 'Alien' Concept Art Featuring Ripley

17 July 2015 5:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Director Neill Blomkamp is showing off some nifty new concept art for his upcoming "Alien" flick, and it features some old favorites from the franchise.

The illustrated image, which Blomkamp shared on his Instagram page, showcases Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and Corporal Hicks (Michael Biehn), who both appear tense and serious. They're face to face with someone sporting a bulky, metallic-looking suit, which also has the South Korean flag on it.

#alien going very well. Love this project

A photo posted by Brownsnout (@neillblomkamp) on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:07pm Pdt

What any of that means is anyone's guess, but it's a cool inside look at the filmmaking process. As Blomkamp said in the picture's caption, the production is "going very well" and he "love[s] this project."

It remains to be seen whether or not fans will love it, considering it will ignore the last two films in the franchise. But »

- Katie Roberts

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Neill Blomkamp Reveals More Alien Art

17 July 2015 1:31 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Back in March, District 9 and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp sparked a firestorm of interest by revealing some concept artwork for an imaginary Alien movie. Such was the online enthusiasm that his fantasy became a reality, with Alien studio Fox immediately getting behind making the film for real. Since then all's been quiet, presumably while Blomkamp actually gets on with the business of figuring out what the film is. But he's just released another design to demonstrate that Alien 5 (or whatever it ends up being called) continues to tick over. It's "going very well" Blomkamp says.Once again, the new pic reiterates that Sigourney Weaver's Ripley and Michael Biehn's melty-faced Hicks (he got sprayed by acid in Aliens, remember) are front and centre of the project. Depending on what day it was, Blomkamp indicated earlier this year that his Alien would either somehow be set between Aliens and »

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Neill Blomkamp has just delivered some killer Alien concept art

17 July 2015 12:07 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Alien concept art reveals that Ripley and Hicks could be back in a new instalment in the franchise. Has South Korea also got something to do with it?

Having released the pretty decent Chappie earlier on this year, director Neill Blomkamp is off and away working on his planned Alien movie over at Fox. It looks like things are going pretty well, according to the director over on his Instagram page.

#alien going very well. Love this project

With that comment Blomkamp also released a look at some concept art for his movie. Check this out.

Not the presence of Sigourney Weaver‘s Ripley and the tiny South Korean flag on that soldier’s arm. What does that mean? Plus… is that Michael Biehn as Hicks?

We haven’t got much more than that, other than the fact that Neill Blomkamp will direct a new Alien move sometime in the future. »

- Paul Heath

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[Media] - "Untitled Neill Blomkamp/Alien Project" Neill Blomkamp reveals new concept art

16 July 2015 4:40 PM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

Neill Blomkamp ("District 9" and "Elysium") has provided a small update, as well as a new concept art design, for his new "Alien" movie in 20th Century Fox's franchise featuring Sigourney Weaver's Ripley and Michael Biehn's Hicks. Blomkamp posted the image on Instagram along with a tag reading: #alien going very well. Love this project. At this point, it's uncertain precisely what route the new film will take, but the continued use of Weaver and Biehn's likenesses (as featured in the previously-revealed concept designs) seems to indicate a likely return to the franchise for the pair. Blomkamp told ComingSoon.net in February : [Sigourney] knows about it and part of it was just inspired by speaking to her on set when we were filming ‘Chappie,' and getting her thoughts »

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[Media] - "Alien" Neill Blomkamp reveals new concept art

16 July 2015 4:40 PM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

Neill Blomkamp ("District 9" and "Elysium") has provided a small update, as well as a new concept art design, for his new "Alien" movie in 20th Century Fox's franchise featuring Sigourney Weaver's Ripley and Michael Biehn's Hicks. Blomkamp posted the image on Instagram along with a tag reading: #alien going very well. Love this project. At this point, it's uncertain precisely what route the new film will take, but the continued use of Weaver and Biehn's likenesses (as featured in the previously-revealed concept designs) seems to indicate a likely return to the franchise for the pair. Blomkamp told ComingSoon.net in February : [Sigourney] knows about it and part of it was just inspired by speaking to her on set when we were filming ‘Chappie,' and getting her thoughts »

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The New Alien Movie's Concept Art Is Creepy And Dark

16 July 2015 4:24 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was more than six months ago that director Neill Blomkamp teased the world with his vision of a potential new sequel in the Alien franchise with a bit of cool concept art. A lot has changed since then - including the fact that the movie is now in active development, but that hasn't stopped the filmmaker behind the upcoming blockbuster from sharing his vision with fans. #alien going very well. Love this project A photo posted by Brownsnout (@neillblomkamp) on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:07pm Pdt Just like all of the other concept art that has been officially released by Neill Blomkamp, this post comes from the director's personal Instagram account - and it paints an interesting picture. That's Sigourney Weaver's Ripley on the far left of the image, and Michael Biehn's Cpl. Dwayne Hicks in the middle (sporting some nasty scarring and eye damage). But who is »

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New concept art from Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 featuring Ripley and Hicks

16 July 2015 2:44 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Chappie) continues with development on his Alien sequel/reboot, the filmmaker has taken to Instagram to share a new piece of concept art from the fifth instalment of the classic sci-fi series, which features Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) alongside Hicks (Michael Biehn)…

See Also: Neill Blomkamp has had to change his Alien 5 story due to Prometheus 2

At this point, little is known about Blomkamp’s plans for his Alien movie, with conflicting reports from the director suggesting that it will / won’t ignore the events of Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection.

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- Gary Collinson

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'Alien 5' Concept Art Has Ripley and Hicks Ready for Battle

16 July 2015 1:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Don't mention a movie for a few months, no matter how big the title, and it will quickly disappear from the public consciousness without a lingering thought. There has been no talk of Alien 5 in severally months, but director Neill Blomkamp has returned with an update. There is no huge news to report. The process is going very well. And we do get a new piece of concept art featuring some much beloved classic characters. But that's about it.

It seems like back in March, when Chappie was coming to theaters, Alien 5 was the hot talk of the moment. A day didn't go by without new information leaking out. The director himself was keen on sharing plenty of Concept art. And we heard plenty about the possible story from both Neill Blomkamp and Sigourney Weaver, who were on their Chappie press tour at the time. We even heard a small »

- MovieWeb

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50 forgotten sci-fi films from the 1990s

16 July 2015 3:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing?

Think back to the science fiction cinema of the 1990s, and some of the decade's biggest box-office hits will immediately spring to mind: The Phantom Menace, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Men In Black, Armageddon and Terminator 2 were all in the top 20 most lucrative films of the era.

But what about the sci-fi films of the 1990s that failed to make even close to the same cultural and financial impact of those big hitters? These are the films this list is devoted to - the flops, the straight-to-video releases, the low-budget and critically-derided. We've picked 50 live-action films that fit these criteria, and dug them up to see whether they're still worth watching in the 21st century.

So here's a mix of everything from hidden classics to forgettable dreck, »

- ryanlambie

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Doctor Who' actresses celebrate women who kick ass

11 July 2015 7:58 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Comic-Con’s massive Hall H took some time on Saturday to celebrate women in entertainment who kick ass. Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Sara Vilkomerson, the panel featured new Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, “Agent Cater” star Hayley Atwell, current companion to Doctor Who Jenna Coleman, “Game of Thrones” badass (and new member of the “Star Wars” family) Gwendoline Christie and the legendary Kathy Bates. The discussion in Hall H today was a bit tamer than previous times EW has hosted the Women Who Kick Ass panel. In past years, getting women like Katee Sackhoff, Michelle Rodriguez and Danai Gurira together for the panel has led to some frank and outrage-infused discussion about sexism in Hollywood. Christie said things are much better for women pursuing acting careers now than it was when she graduated from drama school, and Gadot contends that she’s been privileged to work with filmmakers who have »

- Emily Rome

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Round-Up: Slash’s The Hell Within, Fantasia World Premiere of The Dark Below, Vintage Tomorrows

11 July 2015 8:57 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The man, the myth, the legend, Slash is launching a crowdfunding campaign for his second feature film, The Hell Within. Also: details on both The Dark Below Fantasia world premiere and Vintage Tomorrows Comic-Con 2015 screening.

The Hell Within: Press Release: "Iconic guitarist Slash announced today that he will produce his second feature film “The Hell Within” and is looking to engage fans in the making of the film from start to finish. Fans will have a variety of unique on-going incentives and exclusive rewards that will be offered starting today and expanding through every stage of the film’s completion at TheHellWithin.com.

The campaign commences today with a selection of opportunities with more to be unveiled over the coming weeks. Many of the rewards will provide unprecedented access behind the scenes of both “The Hell Within” film and Slash’s concerts. On-going reward opportunities include: private screenings, premiere tickets, »

- Tamika Jones

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What happened to the cast of Ghostbusters? Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and the rest

10 July 2015 9:14 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Ghostbusters reboot is officially up and running, with set pictures flooding in and director Paul Feig tweeting out images of proton packs and the new Ecto-1.

Who you gonna call? First pictures of new Ghostbusters revealed

Everything we know so far about the all-female Ghostbusters

But what happened to the stars of the original movie after it hit big in the '80s? Digital Spy goes then and now with the stars of Ghostbusters to find out their career moves after giving up ghoul-catching.

Bill Murray

A familiar face on Us TV screens thanks to Saturday Night Live, Murray transitioned to movie stardom effortlessly in Meatballs, Caddyshack and Stripes before hitting it huge as Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters.

Roles in Groundhog Day and Kingpin followed before he was embraced by indie darlings Sofia Coppola and Wes Anderson. More recently Murray has kept us entertained with a handful of eccentric public and chatshow appearances, »

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July 7th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Maggie, The Crimson Cult, Robot Jox

6 July 2015 9:48 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The first week of July sees a ton of genre titles headed home on DVD and Blu-ray including a handful of cult classics including Stuart Gordon’s Robot Jox, The Crimson Cult which co-stars Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee, Luigi Cozzi’s Contamination, a pair of 1974 shockers- Deranged and Spasmo- as well as The Killers, which is based on Ernest Hemingway’s chilling tale of the same name and gave the film noir subgenre a boost back in the 1940’s.

For those of you looking for something a little more current, you’ve got Alien Outpost, The Pact 2, Trophy Heads and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent zombie film, Maggie, to look forward to as well. As if that wasn’t enough, we also have last year’s Town that Dreaded Sundown remake is also arriving on both DVD and Blu-ray, with the latter being available exclusively at Best Buy on July 7th. »

- Heather Wixson

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Blu-ray Review – Contamination (1980)

6 July 2015 1:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Contamination, 1980.

Directed by Luigi Cozzi.

Starring Ian McCulloch, Louise Marleau, Marino Masé and Siegfried Rauch.

Synopsis:

Pod-like alien spores filled with an explosive acid are brought to Earth after a mission to Mars and distributed through a South American coffee company by alien clones.

Contamination is what you get when you mash together Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Ridley Scott’s Alien, which could be a dream recipe for some but when you consider that it was directed by Italian filmmaker Luigi Cozzi (Starcrash/Hercules) and was part of a succession of Italian knock-offs of Hollywood blockbusters then the shine is considerably duller than what you may have first thought.

Beginning very much like Zombie Flesh Eaters by having a deserted boat afloat in a New York harbour, Contamination stars that film’s lead Ian McCulloch as Ian Hubbard, an astronaut who lead a mission to Mars where his »

- Gary Collinson

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Bad Ideas: Films We’re Glad Never Got Made

4 July 2015 6:06 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

While we often lament some of the films that end up stuck in development Hell, never to become realized on the big screen, there are some films we should all be glad never came to fruition.  

Sometimes they don’t get it! We all know that the film industry is a business and they want to make money, but Hollywood doesn’t always realize that the best way to do that is to make a good film. Sometimes, Hollywood’s habit of taking a known property and stretching them out to absurd proportions proves that they just don’t get the point. Fortunately, there are times when someone recognizes a bad idea and puts on the brakes. Below is a list of 14 films where someone was smart enough to notice that they were making a pile of trash and threw in the towel.

Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiian

Due to the success of Beetlejuice, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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