Back in 2012, heralded filmmaker Ridley Scott
finally made his long-awaited return to the Alien
franchise with Prometheus
, which received mixed reviews but still paved the way for this summer's Alien: Covenant
. It has already been confirmed that Alien: Covenant
will start a new trilogy of sci-fi films, that will eventually connect to Ridley Scott
's original classic Alien
. But now it seems the director is thinking even bigger. Ridley Scott
revealed during a new interview that he is actually planning six more movies after Alien: Covenant
. Here's what he had to say below.
"If you really want a franchise, I can keep cranking it for another six. I'm not going to close it down again. No way."
The filmmaker revealed this during an on-set interview with the Syndey Morning Herald while production was still under way. After directing the 1979 classic Alien
, he handed the reins over to James Cameron
for the iconic 1986 sequel Aliens