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The Best Movies Leaving HBO Max in March 2021

It’s almost March, which will mark one year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States (or at least the point when this country began taking it seriously). Why not distract yourself from what is sure to be a litany of anniversary articles by watching a few films instead? There are some awfully good movies leaving HBO Max in March 2021, and we’ll highlight several of them and then provide you with the entire list below. Alien Alien has become one of those movies that...
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An ‘Alien’ Board Game is Coming to Terrorize Your Tabletop Nights

In space, no one can hear you roll dice. Well, in space you can’t even roll dice, but we’ll suspend our disbelief for the new Alien board game that will soon let players experience the terror of the 1979 horror sci-fi classic for themselves. Ravensburger is releasing Alien: Fate of the Nostromo (via BoardGameGeek), a co-op tabletop game that will put players right in the middle of the action of the 1979 Ridley Scott film, in which the crew of the Nostromo is terrorized by a deadly alien. Des...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Sci-fi, Dallas, Board Games, Ridley Scott, Alien, Brett, Scott Rogers, BoardGameGeek, Nostromo, Alien: Fate of the Nostromo, Steve Warner Alien, Ripley Lambert Parker Brett

Looking at the similarities between Alien and Outland

Ridley Scott's Alien came out in 1979. Two years later, Peter Hyman's film Outland was released, starring Sean Connery and Peter Boyle. At the time, I remember being struck by the similar vibe shared by the two films. This video explores some of these and asks: "Does Outland take place within the Alien universe?" — Read the rest
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David Giler, Writer-Producer on ‘Alien’ Franchise, Dies at 77

David Giler, a writer and producer known for his work on each film in the “Alien” franchise, died at his Bangkok home on Dec. 19. He was 77 years old. His longtime friend, “Alien” producer Walter Hill, said in a statement, “If you knew David, you knew he was special. The magic of his personality […]
Tags: News, David, Obituaries, Aliens, Alien, Bangkok, Prometheus, Walter Hill, David Giler

Alien TV series from Noah Hawley is coming to FX and Hulu

Alien fans are in for a treat. FX boss Jon Landgraf finally confirmed that a TV series of the popular movie franchise is in the works.
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‘Alien’ Series From Noah Hawley in the Works at FX, Ridley Scott in Talks to Executive Produce

A series set in the “Alien” universe from Noah Hawley is officially set up at FX, Variety has learned. The announcement was made Thursday by FX chief John Landgraf as part of the Disney Investor Day presentation. Hawley will write and executive produce the series under his 26 Keys banner, with “Alien” mastermind Ridley Scott […]
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‘Alien’ TV Series Coming to FX From Noah Hawley, Ridley Scott in Talks to Executive Produce

Just the other day I wrote up a story with Noah Hawley saying that his idea for an Alien TV show wasn’t happening. Well, it looks like he lied! Because during the big Disney Investor Day presentation it was announced an Alien TV series from Hawley is indeed on the way. Hawley will write and executive produce the series and Alien franchise director Ridley Scott is in advanced talks to executive produce. It will be set “not too far into our future,” and also be set on Earth – a first for the fran...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Earth, Ridley-Scott, Alien, Noah Hawley, FX, Legion, John Landgraf, Landgraf, Hawley, Film to TV, Noah Hawley Ridley Scott

Willow's Disney+ Series May Feature Yet Another Star Wars Favorite

A Game of Thrones star is set to board the remake of cult classic The Toxic Avenger. The Mandalorian may have more in store for its recent guest star. Hawkeye’s Disney+ series may finally be underway. Plus updates from Batwoman, The Flash, Star Trek: Discovery, and more. Spoilers away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Batwoman, Alien, Charlie Brooker, Hawkeye, Willow, Red Dot, Star Trek Discovery, Meander, Erin Kellyman, The Mandalorian, Seobok, Back to the Outback, Toxic Avenger, Mighty Max

Noah Hawley Says We Shouldn’t Expect His ‘Star Trek’ Movie or ‘Alien’ TV Series Anytime Soon (Or Maybe Ever)

At one point, it seemed very likely that Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley would be involved with both an Alien TV series and Star Trek 4. But these days, both projects are looking less and less likely. In a new interview, Hawley confirms that there’s next to no movement on either property. As Hawley tells it, he hasn’t really been involved with anything regarding Alien for a few years, and while Star Trek 4 came “very close to production,” things ultimately fizzled out. Alien TV Series...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Star-Trek, Fox, Sequels, Chris Hemsworth, Quentin Tarantino, Ridley Scott, Alien, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Noah Hawley, Paramount, Cbs All Access

Noah Hawley Talks Future of Alien TV Series and Star Trek 4

Noah Hawley Talks Future of Alien TV Series and Star Trek 4 Well, fans will have to wait for a while before watching anything new from the Alien Universe. When Disney acquired 21st Century Fox, the rights of the franchise passed to the House of Mouse, which seemed potentially interested in a TV series with the famous xenomorph. But according to Legion showrunner Noah Hawley, the talks for a show have stalled, for the moment (via SuperHeroHype). PB = PB |...
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Top 5 theories on the enigmatic monolith found in Utah desert

A monolithic object found in a remote part of Utah caused worldwide speculation about its origins.The object is very similar to the famous monolith from Stanley Kubrick's "2001: Space Odyssey".The object could be work of an artist or even have extraterrestrial origins. An enigmatic "monolith" found in a Utah desert on November 18th has become the source of worldwide attention and speculation, with Internet denizens looking for something more light-hearted to talk about as the tumultuous 2020 dr...
Tags: Art, Utah, Space, Movies, Innovation, Evolution, Arthur C Clarke, Stanley Kubrick, New Mexico, Mars, Kubrick, Alien, Extraterrestrial Life, Art History, Utah Department of Public Safety, DPS

Lancer Announces Laugo Export Approved, Alien Pistols Inbound

Nearly a year ago, at SHOT Show 2020, TFB and TFB TV reported on the Laugo Alien pistol. During the Vegas convention, Lancer Systems hosted a range event to showcase these 9mm handguns, which they were working on importing from the Czech Republic at that time. Lancer indicated that they were expecting a late Spring […] Read More … The post Lancer Announces Laugo Export Approved, Alien Pistols Inbound appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Czech Republic, Alien, Daily News, 9mm, Pistols, Pistol, Lancer Systems, Signature Edition, Product Announcement, TFB TV, Semi-Auto, Laugo Arms, Laugo Alien

Star Wars Legend Alan Dean Foster Says Disney Is Withholding Book Royalties

The man who helped start Star Wars’ literary universe as we know it is now saying Disney is failing to pay up. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Publishing, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Authors, Alien, 20th Century Fox, George Lucas, Alan Dean Foster, A New Hope

‘Alien’, ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’, ‘TMNT’, and Harley Quinn Get New Posters From Bottleneck Gallery

Bottleneck Gallery, one of the best purveyors of pop culture art in the world, is back with a brand new set of art prints inspired by some of our favorite movies. Check out these pieces depicting interpretations of Ridley Scott’s Alien, Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Steve Barron’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and a mash-up of Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn from Birds of Prey and Heather Graham’s Rollergirl from Boogie Nights. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Artist...
Tags: Art, Movies, Horror, Sequels, Harley Quinn, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Poster, Tmnt, Ridley Scott, Alien, Margot Robbie, Indiana Jones, Steven Spielberg, Jones, Cool Stuff

Fargo Creator Noah Hawley Talks Alien Miniseries He Pitched to FX 

Fargo Creator Noah Hawley Talks Alien Miniseries He Pitched to FX During an interview with Observer, Emmy winner and Fargo series creator Noah Hawley discussed the Alien miniseries he had pitched to FX in 2019, with a specific focus on the “human drama.” PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(f...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Alien, Fargo, Noah Hawley, FX, Hawley, ComingSoon, Sigourney

The Orville Gets a Season 3 Status Update From Seth McFarlane

David Koepp gives updates on Indiana Jones 5. Marvel’s Hawkeye and Ms. Marvel may be closer to new cast members. Cowboy Bebop is getting ready to shoot again plus updates from The Walking Dead, The 100, and more. Spoilers away!Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Ms Marvel, Alien, Lord Of The Rings, Indiana Jones, Next, Hawkeye, Indiana Jones 5, David Koepp, Hocus Pocus, Cowboy Bebop, Spiderhead, The Witcher, Seth McFarlane, The Orville

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 […]
Tags: Hollywood, Obituaries, People News, Back To The Future, Alien, Cobb, Lewy, Ron Cobb, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Ridley Scott Says It’s “Doubtful” the New ‘Alien’ Movie Will Continue the Story of ‘Prometheus’ and ‘Alien: Covenant’

In the wake of Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, the future of the Alien film franchise is very much up in the air. But Ridley Scott, the director who kicked off the entire thing with his 1979 classic and later returned to direct both Prometheus and Alien: Covenant, confirms the rumors that a new film is in the works. But according to Scott, it’s “doubtful” that this new Alien movie (should it ever materialize) will continue the story of Prometheus and Covenant. Sounds like we go ahead ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Disney, David, Michael Fassbender, Sigourney Weaver, Ridley-Scott, Alien, 20th Century Fox, Forbes, Scott, Ellen Ripley, Mouse House, Disney/Pixar, HBO Max

Patricia Houlihan – Real Estate Agent or Alien? You Decide!

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How One Claustrophobic Scene in ‘Alien’ Creates Suspense Through Its Performers 

(Welcome to  Scariest Scene Ever , a column dedicated to the most pulse-pounding moments in horror. In this edition: This claustrophobic scene in Alien relies heavily on the intensity of the actors’ performances to sell the fear.) Ridley Scott’s seminal 1979 sci-fi horror film Alien birthed an iconic movie monster as well as an enduring franchise. It also birthed one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history with the infamous chest-bursting scene. That scene delivered one of the most ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Sci-fi, Earth, Features, Dallas, Ash, Ridley Scott, Alien, Kane, Scott, Brett, Weaver, Cartwright, Lambert, Ripley

H.R. Giger’s Dark, Surrealist Album Covers: Debbie Harry, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Celtic Frost, Danzig & More

The work of H.R. Giger is immensely powerful. Giger’s amazing cover for Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s album Brain Salad Surgery portrays a Gothic touch that could fit any heavy metal band at any time. —Jimmy Page Swiss artist Hans Rudolf Giger is a genre unto his own, single-handedly inventing the biomechanical horror of the 1980s with his designs for Ridley Scott’s 1979 Alien, the film that launched him into international prominence and turned Debbie Harry on to his work. Meeting him the followin...
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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 some reason. Kevin Smith wants fans to pick the Mallrats 2 title. Paramount is releasing the new Scream movie. Elisabeth Moss says she’ll take part in an Invisible Man ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Rachel Mcadams, Sigourney Weaver, Leigh Whannell, Smith, Ridley Scott, Alien, Paramount Pictures, Indiana Jones, Paramount, Steven Spielberg, Elisabeth Moss, Neill Blomkamp, Bruce Campbell

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 held the publishing licenses for both Alien and Predator comics for decades, going all the way back to 1988 and 1989, respectively. But IGN rep...
Tags: Movies, Comic Books, Disney, Fox, Predator, Marvel Comics, Alien, David Fincher, Tony Stark, IGN, Dark Horse Comics, David Finch, Cebulski, Marvel Comics Marvel

Re-imagining ALIEN as a Pixar film

Monica Ion is a London-based concept artist who has designed a number of mobile games for companies like Space Ape Games. And in her spare time, she explores other high-concept designs, such as horror movies rendered in a Pixar-esque style. View this post on Instagram My series of 4 studies of "What if Pixar did Alien?" Had a lot fun taking the atmosphere of the original Nostromo and making it more colourf...
Tags: Post, London, News, Aliens, Pixar, Alien, Visual Art, Concept Design, Ellen Ripley, Xenomorph, Xenomorphs, Reimagineers, Monica ion, Monica Ion @monica_ion_art

Ian Holm, Star of Alien, Brazil and the Lord of the Rings, Has Died at Age 88

From the evil android Ash to the quirky hobbit Bilbo, Ian Holm was as versatile an actor as one could ever imagine. He could do it all, and did so for decades, even earning an Oscar nomination in 1982. However, we’re sad to report that the incredible actor passed away this week at the age of 88 from complications with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Brazil, Obituary, Alien, Lord Of The Rings, Bilbo Baggins, Ian Holm, Bilbo Ian Holm

Ian Holm, star of Lord of the Rings, Alien and Chariots of Fire, dies aged 88

The versatile actor went from the RSC and Harold Pinter to international movie stardom with roles as the hobbit Bilbo Baggins and an android in AlienIan Holm: a life in pictures Ian Holm, the versatile actor who played everything from androids to hobbits via Harold Pinter and King Lear, has died in London aged 88, his agent confirmed to the Guardian.“It is with great sadness that the actor Sir Ian Holm CBE passed away this morning at the age of 88,” they said. “He died peacefully in hospital, wi...
Tags: Books, London, Film, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Film adaptations, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Royal Shakespeare Company, Alien, Harold Pinter, Lord Of The Rings, Jrr Tolkien, RSC, King Lear, Bilbo Baggins

Alien Franchise Producer Walter Hill Teases His Alien 5 Concept

Walter Hill Teases His Alien 5 Concept In a recent interview with SyFy Wire, producer Walter Hill revealed that he has put together a 50-page treatment for Alien 5 which would see the return of Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley, last seen battling the famed Xenomorph in 1997’s Alien: Resurrection. Of course, Weaver maintains that she isn’t likely to return to the franchise anytime soon, though Hill believes she could still deliver in the role that made her famous. “Sigourney, as she has from t...
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The Morning Watch: Low-Budget ‘Alien’ Remake, ‘Rick and Morty’ Story Circle By Dan Harmon & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a low budget, high cardboard remake of some of the most famous sequences from Alien that some people created in quarantine. Plus, learn about Dan Harmon‘s “story circle” method of writing that is used ...
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Social Distancing Gets Extra Horrific With This Homemade Alien Remake

Alien is one of the most influential sci-fi films of our time, and we’ve seen several attempts to recreate its genius—from countless copycat sci-fi horrors to a clever high school play in New Jersey. Now, a group of socially distant creators have joined together to bring Alien to the living room.Read more...
Tags: Science, Diy, New Jersey, Sigourney Weaver, Ridley Scott, Alien, Short Films, Fan Films

Ridley Scott Wants to Use a New Movie to Answer an Obvious Question Raised by Alien

Ridley Scott seems like there’s somewhere in his brain that is always thinking about Alien. He’s never quite been able to leave the franchise behind, and after returning with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant, it does feel like he’s camped out to stay. And while Covenant didn’t do well enough to demand an immediate…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Aliens, Ridley Scott, Alien, 20th Century Fox, Xenomorph, Alien Covenant