“Alien” Prequel Coming…

– – The Alien franchise has operated with mixed success since 1979, with in my opinion Alien and Aliens being the best of the lot.- -Well, a prequel and perhaps even two are supposedly coming in 2011 or 2012 (hopefully before Dec. 21st), with Ridley Scott at the helm and the film(s) likely to be shot in 3D.- -We’ll even find out what happened with the “Space Jockey,” that poor alien devil found on Zeta Reticuli!

The prequel will be set in 2085, about 30 years before Sigourney Weaver made her first memorable appearance as Ellen Ripley with the Nostromo, and will in the words of Scott be “…really tough, really nasty.”

…and that’s just how it should be!- –Count me in!

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2 Comments on ““Alien” Prequel Coming…”

  1. carycomic Says:

    They should tie it into the STAR WARS universe. Have the eggs be something left over from the Clone Wars. With the “space jockey” being a Cragmoloid Jedi.*

    * A tall, elephant-like species from the SW Expanded Universe.


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