‘Alien 5’: Neill Blomkamp Suggests Ridley Scott’s Reaction To ‘Chappie’ May Have Led To Cold Feet

While director Neill Blomkamp was able to convince both actress Sigourney Weaver and Aliens director James Cameron (called the film’s outline/idea “gangbusters”) about his pitch for Alien 5, but it sounds like Ridley Scott was ultimately the harder sell and may have ultimately led to the project’s death. During a recent interview with The Playlist,Continue reading “‘Alien 5’: Neill Blomkamp Suggests Ridley Scott’s Reaction To ‘Chappie’ May Have Led To Cold Feet”

‘Alien’: FX Says Noah Hawley’s “Very Grounded” Series Could Release In 2023 & Will Feel Part Of The Cinematic Universe

We’re all excited to see Noah Hawley’s latest entry in the Alien franchise with his FX series that will be produced by Ridley Scott. FX boss John Landgraf spoke at the TCA presentation via Deadline and gave some brief updates on the Earthbound show he’s calling “very grounded.” First, Landgraf made it clear that theContinue reading “‘Alien’: FX Says Noah Hawley’s “Very Grounded” Series Could Release In 2023 & Will Feel Part Of The Cinematic Universe”

‘Independence Day’ Director Roland Emmerich Almost Made An ‘Alien vs. Predator’ Movie In The 1990s

Friday marked the 25th anniversary of German director Roland Emmerich‘s alien invasion film “Independence Day,” but it wasn’t the only big sci-fi spectacle he had been working on for 20th Century Fox.  In the wake of David Fincher‘s “Alien 3,” it felt like 20th Century Fox was over the “Alien” franchise, and Sigourney Weaver leading it. Ellen Ripley had killedContinue reading “‘Independence Day’ Director Roland Emmerich Almost Made An ‘Alien vs. Predator’ Movie In The 1990s”

Noah Hawley Reveals His Earthbound ‘Alien’ Series Is Returning To Franchise Roots By Tackling Class Warfare Again; “A Story About Inequality”

In December, FX confirmed they were indeed moving forward with an original series set within the Alien universe with Noah Hawley (Fargo, Legion) and producer Ridley Scott. However, the project wasn’t going to be a continuation of the David or Ripley stories, as it would be taking place on Earth. During a new interview withContinue reading “Noah Hawley Reveals His Earthbound ‘Alien’ Series Is Returning To Franchise Roots By Tackling Class Warfare Again; “A Story About Inequality””

‘Alien’ Series Creator Noah Hawley Wanted To Watch Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien 5’ Movie; “I Would Have Paid Money To See That”

There has been lots of fantastic artwork from Niell Blomkamp’s Alien 5 aka Red Harvest making the rounds online thanks to concept artist Geoffroy Thoorens (new concept art pictured above). It looks like the former Blomkamp project is getting some support from another creative working within the Alien franchise. Deadline sat down with Fargo’s NoahContinue reading “‘Alien’ Series Creator Noah Hawley Wanted To Watch Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien 5’ Movie; “I Would Have Paid Money To See That””

‘Alien’ Series Officially Coming From Ridley Scott and Noah Hawley – Will Be Set On Earth

Over a year ago I first reported at HN Entertainment that there was a rumbling of a potential live-action Alien series from producer Ridley Scott was in the works at Hulu and later on it was revealed that Fargo‘s Noah Hawley had attempted to pitch an Alien series then played coy about show’s current statusContinue reading “‘Alien’ Series Officially Coming From Ridley Scott and Noah Hawley – Will Be Set On Earth”

Disney Combining Hulu and Disney+ To Give Older Subscribers Mature Content Options?

Disney has had huge success with their family-friendly streaming service Disney+, however, the service is indeed geared towards families and younger audiences which means other Disney-owned content can’t really appear there. A new report from Collider claims things might be changing soon with sources suggesting that their domestic service Hulu is being prepared to beContinue reading “Disney Combining Hulu and Disney+ To Give Older Subscribers Mature Content Options?”

Noah Hawley Comments On The Status of An ‘Alien’ Series – Plus Talk of Renewed Interest

A while back it was reported that Fargo and Legion series creator Noah Hawley had attempted to pitch 20th Century Fox to develop a series at FX set within the Alien universe which was ultimately rejected before the merger with Disney. An Alien series wouldn’t be the first new project that was purposed. District 9’sContinue reading “Noah Hawley Comments On The Status of An ‘Alien’ Series – Plus Talk of Renewed Interest”

Disney To Prioritize Content For Their Streaming Services From Sports, Television, and Film Arms – Adds New Division Called Media & Entertainment Distribution

Yesterday, the Walt Disney Company announced a new initiative to get more content going for its streaming services such as Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu from its sports, television, and film divisions. The new division will be called The Media & Entertainment Distribution group led by Kareem Daniel.  It sounds like they’ll be dedicating a lotContinue reading “Disney To Prioritize Content For Their Streaming Services From Sports, Television, and Film Arms – Adds New Division Called Media & Entertainment Distribution”

Noah Hawley Suggests His Unmade ‘Alien’ Series At FX Would Have Been Character-Driven and Further Explore The Universe

Last year it was revealed that Legion and Fargo showrunner/creator Noah Hawley had attempted to pitch FX and 20th Century Fox a miniseries that takes place within the Alien universe before the merger with Disney. Unfortunately the executives didn’t bite and it never came together. We now have some idea of what it would have lookedContinue reading “Noah Hawley Suggests His Unmade ‘Alien’ Series At FX Would Have Been Character-Driven and Further Explore The Universe”