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Ron Cobb, ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean Designer, Dies at 83

Film designer and cartoonist Ron Cobb died Thursday of Lewy body dementia at the age of 83. Cobb was a significant influence on the look and aesthetics of films including “Alien,” “Star Wars” and “Back to the Future.”Cobb died on his birthday, Monday, after an illustrious career contributing to production design in Hollywood. He served […]

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The First Episode of Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised By Wolves’ is Available for Free on YouTube

Ridley Scott is no stranger to making waves in sci-fi with the likes of Blade Runner and Alien, not to mention the latter’s recent franchise prequels Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. All of these movies prominently feature android characters, and the human-like robots have fascinated the filmmaker so much that he became involved with an entire […]

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Ridley Scott Says New ‘Alien’ Film Is Coming, but Likely Won’t Revisit ‘Prometheus’ World

Ridley Scott has returned to the world of dystopic sci-fi as executive producer on HBO Max’s post-apocalyptic series “Raised by Wolves,” and the show’s android-centered conceit has naturally raised the question of whether we should expect a new “Alien” movie any time soon. In a new interview with Forbes, Scott teased the future of the […]

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‘Sputnik’ Review: Russian ‘Alien’ Homage Is a Gripping and Gross B-Movie

“Alien” casts a big shadow on “Sputnik,” a slick Cold War alien invasion thriller from first-time director Egor Abramenko, so much that it threatens to swallow the movie whole. Fortunately, Abramenko sneaks in a fresh angle before the chest-bursting extraterrestrial mayhem takes charge. Launching with a slick and eerie first act, “Sputnik” initially feels like […]

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‘Raised By Wolves’ Trailer: Ridley Scott’s HBO Max Series Sets Premiere Date

One of HBO Max’s most highly-anticipated projects will be premiering in just a few weeks: The streaming service has released the trailer for Ridley Scott’s “Raised By Wolves,” which will premiere on HBO Max on September 3.Per HBO Max’s synopsis, the series centers on two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Alien’, ‘Spider-Man’, ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘Mallrats’, ‘Scream’, ‘The Invisible Man’, ‘My Name is Bruce’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Walter Hill wrote a 50-page treatment for a new Alien movie with Ripley, but Sigourney Weaver doesn’t seem interested. David Koepp had different plans for Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy. He also opens up about leaving Indiana Jones 5. David Dobkin says there might be a Wedding Crashers sequel for […]

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Alien and Predator Comics Coming to Marvel

Two of science fiction’s most iconic franchises have just crash-landed into the roster of Marvel Comics. Marvel has acquired the rights to Alien and Predator, snatching them from their long-established comic home at Dark Horse and reportedly paving the way for a new line of comic books featuring the extra-terrestrial characters. Dark Horse Comics has […]

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Ian Holm, Shakespearean Actor Who Played Bilbo Baggins, Dies at 88

Ian Holm, the classically trained Shakespearean actor best known to film audiences for his performances in films including the “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” movies, “Chariots of Fire” and “Alien,” has died. He was 88.A rep for the actor has said Holm died in hospital on Friday morning. The actor had been battling Parkinson’s […]

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Bursting for a return: could Sigourney Weaver resurrect the Alien franchise? | Ben Child

A studio takeover has led to an offer being sent to the original sci-fi scream queen – and it might be the series’ only hopeBattlestar Galactica posited the idea that human civilisation operates on an endless wheel of evolution, technological boom and eventual destruction by the very machines it has hubristically brought into existence. There […]

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