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Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Falls Sharply, Again, With $3 Million

Since no new films opened wide this weekend, the 30 percent drop in post-holiday box office isn’t quite as bad as it looks. However, the news was worse for “Wonder Woman 1984, which grossed $3 million with a 45 percent drop.The total for the weekend was around $10 million, with 11 films. (Disney’s reissue of […]

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Veronica Cartwright Cast as Real-Life Psychic in ‘How to Talk with Spirits’ Biopic

Veronica Cartwright has been cast in the upcoming biopic “How to Talk with Spirits,” Variety has learned.“The Birds” and “Alien” star will play real-life psychic June Ahern in the supernatural thriller based on Ahern’s life and book of the same title.The indie film, directed and produced by “Shopping for Fangs” and “Drift” filmmaker Quentin Lee, […]

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‘Alien’ TV Miniseries Is More Than a Rumor: Development Talks Continue ‘from Time to Time’

The future of the “Alien” franchise has been an uncertainty following the lackluster box office of Ridley Scott’s 2017 “Alien: Covenant,” but rumors of an “Alien” television miniseries are being kicked up a notch thanks to a new Deadline interview with “Fargo” and “Legion” showrunner Noah Hawley.Deadline first reported in March 2019 that former Fox […]

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Keanu Reeves’ ‘Matrix’ Suit, Mechanical ‘Alien’ Head Among 900 Film Props Heading to Auction

Over 900 film props are heading to auction later this year as part of Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction. The virtual auction is set to take place December 1-2. Prop Store estimates the total collection will sell for a combined $5.6 million. Items for sale include Keanu Reeves’ “Matrix” suit, the mechanical alien head […]

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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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