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Ridley Scott to Direct Another ‘Alien’ Prequel

Amid all of the hoopla surrounding the 40th Anniversary of the classic space horror film, Alien, a small piece of information slipped out which may hint at the future of the Alien franchise. And- just like 2012’s Prometheus and 2017’s Alien: Covenant- the future will mean going back to the past again!

Director Ridley Scott sat down with Variety recently to discuss his memories of bringing Alein to the big screen forty years ago, and its lasting impact on movie history. In between important bits of insight, such as the importance of not showing too much of the monster for too long a time, the article let it slide that Scott is returning to direct the next Alien film, and that it will be another prequel: read more