Fox has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with a sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi epic Prometheus, with stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace already signed on for the follow-up, which would arrive in 2014 or 2015. However, co-writer Damon Lindelof may not be available.
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If the inevitable success of Prometheus is going to do anything within the industry, it’s convince Hollywood that prequels are the way to put some new life into old franchises. We could argue that, no, the lesson should be getting talented filmmakers to think big and be ambitious, but why fight it? Here are five ideas for prequels to resurrect those other 1980s movie series that you loved.
What makes a prequel a prequel? Damon Lindelof, in explaining why he doesn’t consider Prometheus a prequel to the original Alien, comes up with a pretty good definition of the term… and one that may convince you that no-one ever needs to make another prequel ever again.
The Weyland Industries viral site reveals an interesting image from Ridley Scott’s hotly anticipated sci-fi epic Prometheus.
Director Ridley Scott talks about Prometheus, as well as its connection to classical mythology and the world of Alien.
The Lion King? Star Wars? Titanic? Top Gun? It seems as if the new thing for Hollywood is to take an old movie, turn it into 3D and re-release it in theaters for a whole new audience to… I don’t know, pay for. But why stop with those movies? Here are ten more movies that demand a 3D revival.
Fox has released an official synopsis for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus on the heels of an alleged plot leak that has been declared inaccurate.
The Oscar-winning actress is reportedly up for the supporting role of Vickers in Fox and Ridley Scott’s developing Alien prequels.
It’s a brand new year, and that means a full 52 weeks of new movies, television shows and all other goodies to look forward to… or feel worried about. Here are eleven things I want out of 2011′s best and brightest.
It was only yesterday that we reported the rumors that Natalie Portman had been offered the lead in Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi survival movie Gravity, and that Gemma Arterton might be fighting off xenomorphs in Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel, but both rumors seem to have been debunked already.
Prince of Persia and Clash of the Titans actress Gemma Arterton might be the new female lead in Ridley Scott’s planned two-part prequel to Alien, according to the rising star herself.
In a strange turn of events, Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof will work on rewriting the upcoming prequel to Alien – but his script may end up somewhere else entirely. Confused? So am I.