In the lead-up to the 4th Annual Alien Day on April 26th (an event that coincides with the original film’s 40th Anniversary), 20th Century Fox has been releasing a series of short fan-made films all set in the universe launched by Ridley Scott in 1979. The most recent one, Night Shift, was just released by IGN this morning. Check it out embedded at the top of the article.
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When a missing space trucker is discovered hungover and disoriented, his co-worker suggests a nightcap as a remedy. Near closing time, they are reluctantly allowed inside the colony supply depot where the trucker’s condition worsens, leaving a young supply worker alone to take matters into her own hands.
Night Shift is written and directed by Aidan Brezonick. New Alien 40th Anniversary shorts are slated to drop on April 19th and April 26th.