If there's one thing we know about the proper Alien sequels, it is that Lieutenant Ripley kicked ass in every one of them and the character made famous by Sigourney Weaver has taken her rightful place as one of the strongest female characters in film history. So with two 3D prequels to Alien in the works, will director Ridley Scott be looking for another badass babe to pave the way for Ripley? You betcha!
We're so ready for the Alien franchise to get back on its feet again. Thankfully the director challenged with making that happen is the great Ridley Scott, who just spoke a bit about what to expect from his two upcoming 3D prequels. From an article in the Independent:
One of the cooler sights coming in from The Australian International Movie Convention is the teaser poster for Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.'s prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing. Ready for a quick look?
Could it be? One of the men responsible for the ever so flaccid ending of "Lost" is about to ply his trade by working on rewrites for Ridley Scott's 3D Alien prequel? Steady yourselves, fans. Steady ...
Hey! There is just not enough news happening right now, so let us take a moment to check out the second teaser trailer for the foreign slasher flick, Cold Prey III! Good thing we still got gas in the old tank. Dig it!
Tom Felton, who is best known as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise, has signed on to the latest chapter in the Planet of the Apes series, Rise of the Apes, playing Brian Cox's son.
The Cold Prey franchise fascinates us, but not because it's a grand slasher film with amazing kills. In fact, it's just the opposite. While we can't speak for the second film, as we haven't seen it, there's not a single moment from the first that we can even recall. Yet, people have gone crazy for the movie. So be it! Maybe the third time will be the charm.
Every good movie needs a deliciously evil bad guy, and few actors on the planet can be as villainous as Brian Cox, who's just signed on to the latest chapter in the Planet of the Apes franchise, Rise of the Apes.
We've been keeping our eyes and ears open for news about when we might be able to see Stevan Mena's Bereavement, the prequel to his 2004 flick Malevolence, and today we learned that it will be having its world premiere on Friday, July 16th, at the Long Island International Film Expo.
How do you get over hump day? On the back of the official synopsis for next year's prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing, that's how!
A bit more casting news coming in for the next chapter in the legendary Apes franchise, Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes. A man has joined the cast who's no stranger to monkeying around on a grand scale!
Three more fairly big names have been linked to Rupert Wyatt's next entry into the Planet of the Apes franchise titled Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes, and hopefully they'll help the already announced participants erase the bad taste left in our mouths from Tim Burton's fiasco.
The debate about 3D filmmaking is a truly heated one. Do 2D to 3D conversions hurt the experience? Even if a film is shot in 3D, is the experience worth the extra four bucks at the box office? With Ridley Scott helming two prequels to the horror classic Alien, both of which are to be shot in 3D, the visionary director decided to chime in on the subject.
Casting news and plot details have been trickling in for Universal's The Thing prequel, and now we finally have learned when we'll be able to see it in theatres.