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Sigourney Weaver Wants To Reprise Alien Role

Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise her role in 'Alien'.The actress last played warrant officer Ellen Ripley in 1997's 'Alien Resurrection' before the iconic science fiction franchise was laid to rest, followed by the crossover 'Alien...

'Alien 5' Is Basically Happening. Ok, So Sigourney Weaver Wants It To.

Sigourney Weaver may not be done with the Alien movies just yet. The sci-fi franchise has moved in a different direction with the Prometheus films though the original star excited fans at the Hero Complex...

'Blade Runner 2' Producers "Would Be Honored" To Land Harrison Ford

The producers at Alcon Entertainment have publically announced their intention to cast Harrison Ford in the lead role for Ridley Scott's Blade Runner sequel. Along with the original director, the film is being written by...

Harrison Ford Approached For Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford has been approached to appear in a sequel to 'Blade Runner'.The 71-year-old action movie star is being sought to reprise his role as bounty hunter Rick Deckhard in a sequel to the sci-fi...

Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies

'Alien' designer H. R. Giger has died.The Swiss surrealist artist passed away on Monday (12.05.14) at the age of 74 in hospital after falling down the stairs at his Zurich home, a spokesperson at the...

H.r. Giger Dies: Celebrating The ‘Alien’ Visionary’S Nightmarish Creations

H.R. Giger has passed away aged 74 from injuries sustained from a stair fall, according to The Guardian. The Swiss artist, who was best known for lending terror to the Alien movies with his biomechanical...

Michael Fassbender Back For 'Prometheus 2'. Yes, Yes And Yes.

Michael Fassbender has confirmed a sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus is in the works and that he will reprise his role in the movie. The Oscar nominated actor, 37, revealed the news during an interview...

Michael Fassbender Confirms Prometheus 2, He Just Doesn't Know When It'll Happen

Michael Fassbender is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim for his masked performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Frank’, but the German/Irish star has recently attracted attention to a sequel to ‘Prometheus’, Ridley Scott’s polarizing sci-fi...

Looks Like 'Blade Runner 2' Is A Thing. And Harrison Ford Is Ready.

Harrison Ford has described the prospect of starring in a Blade Runner sequel as "curious and exciting." The veteran actor - who is apparently starring in JJ Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII - spoke of...

Harrison Ford 'Excited' About Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford is excited about the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The actor would jump at the chance to return as bounty hunter Rick Deckard in the follow-up to the popular 1982 sci-fi thriller and is ''very anxious''...

Tom Hardy To Work With Ridley Scott On Bbc Period Drama 'Taboo'

Tom Hardy and Sir Ridley Scott will be working together on an upcoming eight part BBC drama Taboo, based on an original story created by Hardy and his father.Tom Hardy has teamed up with his...

Tom Hardy To Star In Ridley Scott's Tv Series

Actor Tom Hardy has signed on to star in a new U.K. Tv series from director Sir Ridley Scott.The Inception star will return to the small screen in a new Bbc period drama created by...

'Prometheus 2': Everything That We Know So Far

'Prometheus 2', the follow up to Ridley Scott’s 2012 semi 'Alien' sequel has been given a release date of March 2016. That’s good news for fans who weren’t really sure exactly when or even if...

Prometheus 2 Gets Release Date, Will Be Heavy On Michael Fassbender

Prometheus 2 will hit cinemas in March 2016 though may take on a different movie title, according to The Wrap. An insider confirmed that production is scheduled to start this fall, once Ridley Scott has...

Five Other Script Leaks To Make Quentin Tarantino Feel Better

Film headlines have been awash this week with news of Quentin Tarantino’s seemingly canned project, Hateful Eight, due to a script leak. The mercurial director has been candid in his plans to scrap the movie,...

Microsoft Bosses: 'No Halo Film With Ridley Scott'

Microsoft representatives have shot down rumours suggesting director Sir Ridley Scott is set to produce a big screen adaptation of hit video game Halo.The Alien filmmaker became linked to the role after a writer for...

Ridley Scott Reviving Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is going full steam ahead with a remake of classic crime drama Murder On The Orient Express.Agatha Christie's 1934 Hercule Poirot novel was transformed for the big screen in 1974 and proved...

Ridley Scott To Produce Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express'.20th Century Fox has nabbed the rights to Agatha Christie's famous murder mystery novel and has set a trio of top producers to oversee the new...

Ridley Scott's The Vatican Shelved By Tv Bosses

Ridley Scott's Catholic Church drama The Vatican has been shelved following the departure of a key behind-the-scenes man.The pilot marked the Alien filmmaker's Tv directorial debut, but the Tv movie reportedly fell apart after the...

Ridley Scott To Begin Casting For 'Wool' In 2014

Sir Ridley Scott, the visionary director behind 'Alien' and 'Prometheus', is set to begin casting for his new film, 'Wool', in early 2014. 'Wool' is the director's adaptation of Hugh Howey's post-apocalyptic novels, hoping to...

A Week In Movies: Catching Fire Premieres, Portman Dodges The Paps, Jolie Is Maleficent, Farrell Travels In Time And Wahlberg Is Buzzing

The big event this week was the world premiere on Monday night of the new Hunger Games movie Catching Fire, with the entire cast on the red carpet in Leicester Square. Early word on the...

Reasons To Ignore The Critics And See 'The Counsellor' Tonight

At least let us explain ourselves. The world has turned against The Counsellor lately; negative reviews have flown in to the tune of a 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and people are ready to write...

UK Movie Reviews Special: Dom Hemingway, The Butler, Don Jon, The Counsellor

It’s a big weekend for the UK box office, kicking off tomorrow (Fri Nov 15), when Jude Law’s Don Hemingway, Forest Whitaker’s The Butler, Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Don Jon and Michael Fassbender’s The Counsellor all...

From Oscars Contender To Forgotten Film - 'The Counsellor'

Ridley Scott’s The Counsellor is a perfect example of how Oscar season can distort a film’s presence. Many, including us, touted Ridley Scott’s latest effort as a world-beater; Cormac McCarthy writing the screenplay, the stellar...

Ridley Scott Confirms 'Prometheus 2,' But It's 'Exodus' That Is 'F*cking Huge'

Ridley Scott has confirmed that the sequel to his sci-fi epic Prometheus is written and could be released in 2014 or 2015. Scott is currently on the promotional trail for The Counselor - his drug-drama...

'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Finally Topples 'Gravity' From The Top Of The Us Box Office

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is this weeks number one movie at the box office, ousting the mega-successful Gravity from the top spot after a three week stay. The Johnny Knoxville-starring prank fest more than doubled...

'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is predicted to earn close to $30 million at the box office in it's opening weekend, according to Deadline, making it the most likely candidate to finish at the top of...

'The Counselor': Stella Cast But Fails To Deliver Captivating Story - Review Round Up

'The Counselor', based on the original film screenplay by Cormac McCartney, had the great pleasure of England's Ridley Scott at its helm to direct the thriller to the big screen. A film that is guaranteed...

How Could Cormac Mccarthy's 'The Counselor' Possibly Have Failed?

If we cast back our minds some six months, The Counselor was tipped for Oscar glory. The bookmakers are prone to making false judgement calls when it comes to awards' season. Last year, the pairing...

Despite A Great Cast, 'The Counselor' Gets Lost In A Crazed Mess Of A Script

The Counselor is the latest film from No Country for Old Men writer Cormac McCarthy, making his screenwriting debut alongside director Ridley Scott, with a film that explores the complexities of hustling, and the fact...

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Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking...

'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...

For the first ever US Red Nose Day on NBC, all the stops were pulled out. What happens when you...

'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Was A Special Challenge For Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

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Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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