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Sigourney Weaver Hopeful For Fifth Alien Movie

Sigourney Weaver is working on a new 'Alien' movie.The 66-year-old actress starred as Ellen Ripley in the 1979 sci-fi horror movie and its three sequels and she is hopeful of reprising her role once more.She...

Sigourney Weaver To Receive 2016 Donostia Award

Sigourney Weaver will receive the 2016 Donostia Award at the 64th San Sebastian Festival.The 66-year-old actress - who has recently been seen and heard in a couple of high-profile cameos in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Finding Dory'...

Sigourney Weaver Can't Wait To Get Back Into Space As Alien Hunter Ellen Ripley

A new sequel to Ridley Scott's cult 1979 movie has been in the works for years, and now Weaver, who played monster-hunting Ellen Ripley in the original, has an update for fans....

Prometheus 2 Becomes Alien: Paradise Lost

'Prometheus 2' is to be called 'Alien: Paradise Lost'.Director Ridley Scott has announced the upcoming sequel to the 2012 sci-fi horror will have a closer connection to the original 'Alien' franchise.Speaking to HeyUGuys.co.uk, he said:...

Alien Tops List Of Scariest Movie Monsters

'Alien' has been named the scariest movie creature of all time.The frightening creation first appeared on movie screens in 1979, bursting out of John Hurt's chest, and came out on top of a Radio Times...

Alien 'Won't Interfere With Prometheus'

Neill Blomkamp insists the new 'Alien' movie won't interfere with the 'Prometheus' franchise.The 35-year-old director has been chosen to helm the much-anticipated new movie and has revealed he amended one aspect of his film to...

'Chappie' Star Dev Patel Admits Co-starring With A Robot Brought Its Challenges

Dev Patel stars in one of the most unusual sci-fi movies of recent years, 'Chappie', in which he plays a celebrated engineer and inventor of a robotic police force. However, communicating with a robot as...

Sigourney Weaver 'Comfortable' Taking Risks

Sigourney Weaver is ''comfortable'' taking risks.The 'Chappie' star believes she should always keep challenging herself when it comes to acting and switches between genres so she can avoid making the same films again and again.She...

Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' Mixes Ideas And Action

As he did with 'District 9' and 'Elysium', South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp wants to combine thrills and thoughtful issues in his new movie 'Chappie'. His goal, he says, is to "change the lens through...

Is 'Chappie' A Blip On Neill Blomkamp's Previous Unblemished Record?

It seems as though Neill Blomkamp's intention to direct a new Alien movie has taken most of the publicity away from his latest film Chappie, which may be just as well given the middling reviews...

Hugh Jackman's 'Thrilling' Villain Role

Hugh Jackman was ''thrilled'' to play a villain.The 'Wolverine' actor - who stars as the villainous Vincent Moore in 'Chappie' and Blackbeard in 'Pan' - is known for his heroic roles but believes it is...

Sigourney Weaver Inspires Chappie Director To Rethink Alien Movie

Sigourney Weaver has inspired moviemaker Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien franchise film after chatting to her Chappie director about the character she played in the sci-fi blockbusters.Blomkamp spent hours chatting to his leading lady about his...

Sigourney Weaver Has 'Unfinished Business' With Alien Saga

Sigourney Weaver thinks the 'Alien' saga is ''slightly unfinished''.The 65-year-old actress, who starred as Ellen Ripley in the iconic sci-fi franchise, admits she's keen to see the story of her on-screen character completed.Speaking before the...

Hugh Jackman Set For Hologram Press Conference In Europe

Hugh Jackman and his Chappie director Neill Blomkamp will appear in two European cities at the same time when they launch the new robot film in Germany at the weekend (01Mar15) - thanks to hologram...

Hugh Jackman Not Australian Enough For Chappie Role

Hugh Jackman was ordered to make himself sound "more Australian" for new sci-fi drama Chappie because director Neill Blomkamp decided the actor's native accent was not strong enough after years of living in the U.S.The...

Neill Blomkamp Promises 'Genetic Sibling Of Aliens'

Neill Blomkamp's new 'Alien' movie will feel like the ''genetic sibling of Aliens''.The 35-year-old director, who's been brought on board to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie, has revealed that his film will disregard 'Alien 3'...

Neill Blomkamp Back On Board For New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel is back on with Sigourney Weaver in talks to return for the movie.The District 9 filmmaker has been dropping hints about the project online in recent months, and even gave fans...

Neill Blomkamp Will Direct 'Aliens' Film, Set After 'Prometheus 2'

Neill Blomkamp's next project will be an Aliens movie set after the events of the upcoming Prometheus 2. Sources say Ridley Scott's Scott Free will produce the picture, though there's still plenty of work to...

Neill Blomkamp Confirms New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp is to make a new 'Alien' movie.The 35-year-old South African-Canadian director has agreed a deal with 20th Century Fox to make the eagerly-awaited new film, following intense speculation over the last few weeks.Blomkamp...

Neill Blomkamp To Direct New 'Alien' Movie, Produced By Ridley Scott

A new film in the Alien franchise has been announced. The upcoming project, produced by the original Alien director Ridley Scott, will be directed by Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp is best known for directing District 9...

Neill Blomkamp Reveals Plan To Make New Alien Movie

Neill Blomkamp thinks Hollywood will give the go-ahead to his take on 'Alien'.In January, the South African film-maker released 'Alien'-themed concept art work of Sigourney Weaver - who starred in the original films, as well...

Neill Blomkamp Could Make New 'Alien' Movie At Sony

Neill Blomkamp, the celebrated director of District 9, says Sony is ready to make his 'Alien' movie that would seemingly feature Sigourney Weaver's character Ellen Ripley and Michael Biehn's Hicks.Neill Blomkamp says Sony wants to...

Neill Blomkamp Unveils Concept Art For Abandoned Alien Movie

Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp appears to have abandoned work on a new movie in the Alien franchise after sharing pieces of his concept art with fans online.The District 9 director took to Instagram.com last week (ends04Jan15)...

Contactmusic.com’S 10 Most Anticipated Films Of 2015

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but some of them might actually be good. Of course, release dates are subject to change...10) Shaun The Sheep Movie...

Dev Patel In Negotiations For Lion?

Dev Patel is in negotiations to star in 'Lion'.The upcoming drama is to be pitched to buyers by The Weinstein Company at the American Film Market in Los Angeles, California next week and Dev is...

Neill Blomkamp Sued For Copyright Infringement

Elysium director Neill Blomkamp has been sued by a screenwriter for copyright infringement.Steve Wilson Briggs claims Blomkamp and several executives at Sony Pictures, TriStar pictures, Media Rights Capital and QED International ripped off the storyline...

Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Fails To Convince Prickly UK Critics

Neill Blomkamp's follow-up his Oscar nominated sci-fi District 9 had garnered strong reviews stateside. Elysium followed Matt Damon's character Max, who attempts to reach a wealthy man-made space station inhabited only by the privileged as...

Matt Damon: Sci-fi Flick Elysium Is Realistic

Matt Damon claims his new sci-fi film isn't far off real life.The 'Elysium' actor wants fans to be ''completely entertained'' but doesn't think they should ignore the action film's deeper meaning.The film follows two worlds...

Matt Damon: I Was Covered In Poo Making Elysium

Matt Damon was ''covered'' in poo while filming 'Elysium'.The actor had the unenviable task of filming scenes in one of the world's largest rubbish dumps, Poo River in Mexico, for his new sci-fi blockbuster and...

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