Posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 by Angie Han
At one point, it looked like the Alien franchise could branch off into two directions, with Ridley Scott helming a series of Prometheus movies while Neill Blomkamp revived the Alien films. But then Blomkamp’s Alien movie was put on hold and then delayed indefinitely while Scott finished Prometheus 2 — which was subsequently renamed Alien: Covenant. At this point, it’s unclear when we’ll see Blomkamp’s planned Alien sequel. But star Sigourney Weaver assures fans the project is still on. It’s just a matter of when. Read More »
In case you haven’t heard, Alien Day is coming next week with a slew of screenings, collectibles, artwork, clothing and more. The celebratory day has been set for April 26th, inspired by inspired by the planet LV-426 from the original Alien. Mondo just released their new posters that will be sold in honor of Alien Day, and now they’ve unveiled the new gear they’ll have on sale starting next week. The new items include a couple of knit sweaters, a knit cap, a t-shirt and a special enamel pin. Check out all the new Mondo Alien gear below. Read More »
Earlier this month, 20th Century Fox announced Alien Day, an event meant to celebrate the Alien franchise. The Alamo Drafthouse and other select theaters will play a double-feature of Alien and Aliens, and they’ll be providing and selling fans all sorts of merchandise and goodies. To help celebrate the event, Mondo has debuted new posters for the 20th Century Fox films.
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Later this month, 20th Century Fox is trying to make Alien Day a thing on April 26th. The makeshift holiday is inspired by LV 426, the place where the Nostromo first encounters the xenomorph eggs that will be the end of them in the classic sci-fi flick Alien. As we previously reported, the day will be bringing a bunch of exclusive collectibles, artwork, clothing and other merchandise, in addition to double feature screenings of Alien and Aliens.
In advance of the holiday, the toy company Super 7 has just offered up a sneak peek at a few of the items they’ll be releasing on Alien Day. See what Alien Day ReAction figures Super 7 has in store below. Read More »
Last year, fans went crazy for Back to the Future Day on October 21st, 2015, celebrating the day that Doc and Marty go into the future in Back to the future Part II. Now 20th Century Fox is hoping to gin up the same kind of excitement for Alien with a special celebratory day.
On April 26th, fans can celebrate Alien Day, inspired by the planet LV-426 (get it?) from the original Alien. If you’re an Alien fan, this day comes with a slew of cool goodies, contests and screenings, including things like official Reebok shoes inspired by the ones Ripley wears in Aliens, new action figures, and an online trivia contest. Get the details below. Read More »
The Los Angeles-based pop culture art gallery The Hero Complex Gallery has released a new 12 print set featuring artwork by Jordan Buckner. The 12 Print Sci-fi Landscape Set is titled “Visions of a Past, Present and Future,” featuring 36″ x 12″ landscape art that honors some of the best science fiction movies of all time, including: the original Star Wars trilogy, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Alien, Blade Runner, Moon, The Fly, Akira, Metropolis, La jet, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Hit the jump to see all of the beautiful Jordan Buckner sci-fi prints in close-up.
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Get away from those cookies, you bitch! That’s what you’ll be shouting to any of your friends who decide to go snooping in your Warrior Alien ceramic cookie jar that is available for purchase right now. Sadly, it doesn’t come with cookies shaped like facehuggers, but that’s something that you can probably make yourself. But first you need the Aliens cookie jar, and you can find out how much it’ll cost you below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
If you ask someone to name every character who survived the events of Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien, they’d surely mention Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley blasting that Xenomorph into space and putting herself in suspended animation for the long, ill-fated trip home. But will they mention Jonesy, the incredibly lucky ginger cat who somehow manages to avoid death at the claws and jaws of the galaxy’s most dangerous predator and the Nostromo’s self-destruction? As an animal fan, watching Ripley struggle to get to the escape shuttle while toting a clunky animal kennel while a vicious alien pursues her is high on my list of nightmares.
The incredible Bottleneck Gallery has revealed the first in new series of Alien posters and the focus is squarely on the film’s two non-human characters: the alien itself and Jonsey the cat. Sure, the rest of the crew is present as well, but they’re, well, more than a little dead.
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This is not a bad year to be Katherine Waterston. The actress broke out last year with Inherent Vice, and since then, she’s delivered an emotional performance in Steve Jobs and shot the highly anticipated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The actresses’ next job? A starring role in Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant.
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Not too long ago we learned that the official title for Prometheus 2 would be Alien: Covenant, with the story making a direct connection to director Ridley Scott‘s 1979 classic sci-fi horror Alien. The sequel will follow the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovering what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
And now we have some details on what kind of aliens we can expect to eat up the new crew on this presumably doomed expedition, and fans of the original franchise are going to be very happy. Read More »