There's been a lot of back-and-forth from the Prometheus camp about whether Ridley Scott's big summer sci-fi flick is a forerunner to the first facehugger/chestburster chapter. Writer Damon Lindelof wants to clear it all by by defining, for us and for himself, precisely what he thinks a prequel is.
Considering that TV execs are usually the scourge of fans for the tough calls they have to make, former ABC Entertainment Group chairman Lloyd Braun hopes to leave behind a legacy for one of his best decisions: Making sure the eventual hit series Lost was actually called Lost.
We've heard a lot of elusive rhetoric from the filmmakers behind Prometheus about how it may or may not have anything to do with the Alien saga, despite the presence of space jockeys, face huggers and android inventors. Now, notoriously secretive writer-producer Lindelof goes on the record.
Sci-fi has been a crucial part of cinema since its birth, when Melies took A Trip to the Moon. But despite the work of some of pop-culture's greatest fantasists, movies and TV still gets mired in the same muck when it comes to portraying the future—and Lost's Damon Lindelof coaxed the truth from the father of the Singularity.
Any fan of the Alien saga knows that the company Weyland-Yutani is responsible for the "synthetic humans" that sometimes help and occasionally hinder our heroes as they fend of acidic extra-terrestrial threats. And this chunk of viral awesomeness, a sermon from Peter Weyland in 2023, is just a part of Prometheus connecting the dots.
Immediately after news broke last night that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died at the age of 56, tributes to the innovator began pouring in from around the world, many of them sent on the very devices he helped create.
Just a day after a new plot synopsis for director Ridley Scott's Prometheus surfaced, more secrets about the upcoming sci-fi epic have been spilled—and now we're even MORE intrigued.
We're not sure when that new Terminator movie will finally get off the ground and onto the screen, but when it finally does, here's an idea—how about making it a comedy?
If you're still wishing you knew the name of Lost's Man in Black, you can stop that head scratching, because Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse showed up at Comic-Con this year to screen an unseen scene that finally ends the mystery. Couldn't make it to San Diego? No problem!
Today at Comic-Con, a packed Hall H saw the first footage ever shown anywhere from Prometheus. In a word: AWESOME.