Ridley Scott Already Taking Shots At Noah Hawley’s ‘Alien’ Series: “It’ll Never Be As Good As The First One”

Last December, it was made official by Disney that Noah Hawley (Legion, Fargo) would be making an Earthbound series set within the Alien franchise for FX On Hulu with Ridley Scott taking a producing role (Scott being the gatekeeper of the Alien franchise via Scott Free). While speaking with The Independent, Ridley Scott gives theContinue reading “Ridley Scott Already Taking Shots At Noah Hawley’s ‘Alien’ Series: “It’ll Never Be As Good As The First One””

Ridley Scott Says ‘Gladiator 2’ Should Be Ready To Begin Shooting After ‘Kitbag’

A weird project that director Ridley Scott has been developing over the years is a sequel to his Oscar-winning ancient Rome action film, Gladiator. However, the project would follow a grown Lucius Verus, rather than Russell Crowe’s Maximus, given the latter died. While speaking with Empire Magazine, director Ridley Scott has revealed that he hopesContinue reading “Ridley Scott Says ‘Gladiator 2’ Should Be Ready To Begin Shooting After ‘Kitbag’”

‘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”

TRAILER: Adam Driver & Matt Damon Are Knights Fighting To The Death In ‘The Last Duel’

Director Ridley Scott is back with another period action drama after previously releasing Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Exodus: Gods & Kings, and Robin Hood. 20th Century Studios has dropped the first trailer for The Last Duel, which is based on a historical event. The cast consists of Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, Harriet Walter,Continue reading “TRAILER: Adam Driver & Matt Damon Are Knights Fighting To The Death In ‘The Last Duel’”

Ridley Scott’s Napoleon Film ‘Kitbag’ Adds Oscar-Winning ‘Gladiator’ Costume Designer Janty Yates

Ridley Scott and Oscar-winner Joaquin Phoenix are set to reunite for an epic period film at Apple Studios that will focus on Napoleon Bonaparte with Phoenix playing the lead role. Shooting is expected to begin next year in the United Kingdom with Scott reportedly adding The Last Duel’s Jodie Comer to play Josephine. The scriptContinue reading “Ridley Scott’s Napoleon Film ‘Kitbag’ Adds Oscar-Winning ‘Gladiator’ Costume Designer Janty Yates”

‘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””

Salma Hayek Joins Lady Gaga & Adam Driver In Ridley Scott’s ‘House of Gucci’ – Spotted On Set

Filming on Ridley Scott’s fashion industry thriller House of Gucci has been underway in Italy and there is a news of yet another excellent addition to the film’s cast that already consists of Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jeremy Irons, Jared Leto, Jack Huston, and Al Pacino among others. It will focus on the murder ofContinue reading “Salma Hayek Joins Lady Gaga & Adam Driver In Ridley Scott’s ‘House of Gucci’ – Spotted On Set”