New ALIEN 5 Concept Art Drops, Makes Me Sad

Neil Blomkamp (Elysium, District 9) was going to make an Alien film. I don’t know if you knew that, but it’s good information to have. It was going to be Alien 5. It was canceled and we ended up with a solid, but mildly disappointing alien tale in Alien: Covenant. Recently, concept artist Geoffroy Thoorens dropped some of his art from the canceled project. I’m going to show you those images, and we’ll be impressed together.

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There’s lots of Alien 5 content on display. We have a queen alien in a storm. Hicks defending himself from a creature. Ripley and Hicks planning something. an offshore facility platform. a VTOL aircraft. Ripley with a smart-gun. An android having their gland removed. bombs being hauled with a power loader. and bombs eroding in storage. I’ve included some of these images below, and you can check out the rest of Thoorens personal page.

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What’s on display makes me terribly sad that we didn’t get to see the totality of Blomkamp’s vision for Alien 5. He would have ignored Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection to focus on an all new story featuring classic Alien characters.

At this point we have so much concept art and information about Alien 5 that – with some effort – we could probably make it ourselves. I’m sure a fan out there somewhere is tirelessly working on a Youtube video that sums up the unmade film by gleaning info from everything that’s come out since the Alien 5‘s cancellation in 2015.

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