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FX Developing Series Based On Grim Sci-Fi Drama ‘Never Let Me Go’

FX continues to add some really interesting genre television projects with a revival of “Justified” on the way, Noah Hawley‘s “Alien” prequel series expected to begin shooting next year, and the “Oa” creative team is reuniting for the murder mystery show “The Retreat.” Yet another high-profile genre show is on the way that will see […]

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Fox Thought H.R. Giger Was Too ‘Obscene’ To Work On Alien

The backstory of Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi film “Alien” is well-known to its fans, and many details are in the 2019 documentary “Memory: The Origins of Alien.” Screenwriters Dan O’Bannon and Ron Shusett intended “Alien” to be a low-budget B-picture, thrown off in a few weeks with fingers crossed that it make its modest budget […]

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Patrick Stewart Wasn’t The First Choice For Captain Picard Star Trek: Tng

It is hard to imagine anyone but Patrick Stewart playing the role of Jean-Luc Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Through the entire run of the series, he was the clear-thinking, soothing head of the starship Enterprise crew, and the absolute moral center of the entire franchise. “Star Trek: The Next Generation” could have […]

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New Original ‘Alien’ Movie To Be Written & Directed By Fede Álvarez

The last “Alien” installment, “Alien: Covenant,” from director Ridley Scott did lackluster business at the global box office, and while there had been some comments from Scott about a third prequel film, he was developing, the filmmaker seems to have pivoted elsewhere in recent years. Maybe that’s for the best, as it looks like another […]

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Star Wars Bits: Alan Ladd Jr., Andor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Crimson Reign, The Mandalorian, And More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:Alan Ladd Jr. Passes Away at 84 “Andor” Adds Rosalind Halstead and David Hayman Qui-Gon Jinn to Appear in “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Marvel’s Upcoming “Star Wars” Comics And More!Legendary film executive and producer Alan Ladd Jr. passed away on March 2 at the age of 84. Ladd — or Laddie, […]

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Every Alien Movie Ranked From Worst To Best

The Alien series is built around one of the greatest movie heroines of all time: Ellen Ripley, played by Sigourney Weaver. In the 2010s, “Alien” creator Ridley Scott, the alpha and omega of Alien directors, tried to fill Weaver’s space boots with the likes of Noomi Rapace and Katherine Waterston. Their characters were like Ripley’s […]

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Ridley Scott Says His Unmade ‘Dune’ Had ‘F*cking Good’ Script, but He Refused to Shoot in Mexico

This year’s Oscar contenders include Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” and Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci,” and it turns out there’s a bit of crossover between these two properties as Scott was once attached to direct the 1980s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s iconic science-fiction novel. Scott intended to direct “Dune” in between his two other science-fiction classics […]

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