Over the weekend, Ridley Scott traveled to Anaheim to attend WonderCon 2012. He was there to discuss a film we've all been waiting for—Prometheus. The director answered a few burning questions, talked about a sequel and debuted the brand new trailer.
While details on the connection between Ridley Scott's upcoming Prometheus and the Alien movies of yore are few and far between, a tidbit dropped in a new interview indicates the two could have even more in common than we first thought.
Not sure why the overseas audience gets cooler trailers than we do—and looking at the international spots for The Amazing Spider-Man and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, they totally do—but the new ad for Ridley Scott's Alien prequel has 18 percent more awesome.
Fans are chomping at the bit to know exactly what form the new Blade Runner film will take, and it seems we can add director Ridley Scott to the list of those wondering.
With Ridley Scott's Prometheus looming just over the horizon, sci-fi fans are ravenous for any Alien appetizer to satisfy their cravings. Check out this series of amazing fan-art posters that strip Sigourney Weaver's 1979 classic down to its bare, acid-basted skin. Space out and indulge yourselves...
We won't see Sigourney Weaver's intrepid Ellen Ripley making an appearance in Ridley Scott's Alien-inspired epic Prometheus, but she does seem to have close ties to the production. And why shouldn't she? After all, according to her, Prometheus was all her idea to begin with.
Ridley Scott and company have succeeded in making us so hungry for Prometheus that we pounce on any new bit of information about the film we can possibly find. Over the weekend, we got not one new piece of Prometheus fun, but two: a new image of Noomi Rapace alone in a creepy alien craft, and a promise from co-writer Damon Lindelof that the film will be "epic in scope."
Most of what's going on with Ridley Scott's Prometheus is still under very, very tight wraps, but among the things we do keep hearing is the term "Space Jockey." Now, thanks to a sneaky (and brave) person inside the flick's production, we're staring him in the face.
Have you seen the original 1979 trailer for Alien recently? Although the film itself stands the test of time, the trailer is kind of primitive to our 21st century eyes. But now it has an up-to-date remix that matches the trailer for Prometheus, Ridley Scott's highly anticipated prequel to Alien.
Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi noir is noteworthy for many reasons, but the chief factor is its look: The dystopian, neon-lit, billboard metropolis at the center of Blade Runner has inspired a generation's worth of production design. And in these pages, you can see where that groundbreaking design came from.