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Sigourney Weaver Delighted With Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Sigourney Weaver believes that 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' faithfully honours the original movie.The 71-year-old actress will reprise her role as Dana Barrett in the upcoming movie, 37 years after first playing the character in the original 'Ghostbusters'...

Joel Edgerton And Sigourney Weaver Cast In Master Gardener

Joel Edgerton and Sigourney Weaver are to star in 'Master Gardener'.The pair are attached to lead the cast of the crime thriller that will be directed by Paul Schrader from his original screenplay.The story follows...

Neill Blomkamp Pours Cold Water On Alien Film Hopes

Neill Blomkamp doubts that his 'Alien' film will ever be released.The 41-year-old director had been planning a movie in the iconic sci-fi series with star Sigourney Weaver but plans fizzled out when original director Sir...

Dan Aykroyd Hails Ghostbusters: Afterlife Director Jason Reitman

Dan Aykroyd has described Jason Reitman as the "perfect" person to inherit the 'Ghostbusters' franchise.The 68-year-old actor created the supernatural comedy franchise and returns to the role of Dr. Raymond Stantz for the upcoming 'Ghostbusters:...

Sigourney Weaver Is So Proud Of Alien Character Ripley

Sigourney Weaver is “so glad” her ‘Alien’ alter ego is still popular.The 71-year-old actress first played Ellen Ripley in Sir Ridley Scott's 1979 movie and she’s proud of the character’s legacy because she was so...

Wunmi Mosaku To Star In Call Jane

Wunmi Mosaku has joined the cast of 'Call Jane'.The 34-year-old actress will feature opposite Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Banks, Kate Mara and Rupert Friend in the women's rights drama directed by Phyllis Nagy.Elizabeth will star as...

Sigourney Weaver Pays Tribute To Alien Co-star Yaphet Kotto

Sigourney Weaver will "always be grateful" to her 'Alien' co-star Yaphet Kotto for what he brought to the iconic sci-fi movie with his performance.The 71-year-old actress starred as Ellen Ripley in Sir Ridley Scott's 1979...

Sigourney Weaver Upbeat About Hollywood's Future

Sigourney Weaver is optimistic about the future of Hollywood.The 71-year-old actress stars in the drama film 'My Salinger Year' and was left upbeat by working with a predominantly female crew and believes that female filmmakers...

Sir Ridley Scott Was Fifth Choice To Direct Alien

Sir Ridley Scott was the fifth choice to direct 'Alien'.The 83-year-old director shot to fame after directing the iconic 1979 sci-fi horror movie but revealed that he was only able to get behind the camera...

Sigourney Weaver Is Proud That Alien Still Resonates With Film Fans

Sigourney Weaver is delighted that 'Alien' still resonates with people.The 71-year-old actress shot to fame as Ellen Ripley in the iconic sci-fi series and is glad that Sir Ridley Scott's original 1979 sci-fi horror is...

Sigourney Weaver Had 'Concerns' About Underwater Scenes In Avatar 2

Sigourney Weaver has admitted she had "some concerns" about the underwater filming for 'Avatar 2'.The 71-year-old actress - who played Dr. Augustine in the first movie - is returning for the long-awaited sequel to James...

Ripley Return? What Sigourney Weaver Says About Alien Role

Sigourney Weaver has hinted that she will not Ellen Ripley again in an 'Alien' movie.The 70-year-old actress has played the role of Ripley in four films in the iconic sci-fi franchise and she has received...

Ridley Scott: There Is More 'Mileage' In Alien

Sir Ridley Scott believes there is more ''mileage'' in the 'Alien' series.The 82-year-old director helmed the original film - which starred Sigourney Weaver and Sir John Hurt - in 1979 as well as prequels 'Prometheus'...

Sigourney Weaver's 'Defenders' Character Alexandra Sees Herself As A "Heroine"

In just a few weeks time, fans of Marvel will finally see Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist come together to form the crime-fighting group of heroes known as 'The Defenders', in a...

Sigourney Weaver's Alexandra Wants To "Run The World" In 'The Defenders'

It's fair to say that one of this year's most highly-anticipated new shows is Marvel's 'The Defenders' - Netflix and Marvel's most ambitious collaboration to-date. Bringing together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist,...

Sigourney Weaver On Avoiding "Villain" Terms With 'The Defenders' Role

"I'm not a villain. I'm an adversary." Those are the words of Sigourney Weaver when talking about her new role in Marvel's 'The Defenders', which comes to Netflix a little later this year and brings...

Sigourney Weaver Teases 'The Defenders' Villain Alexandra

For many, Marvel's 'The Defenders' has been a long time coming. Bringing together comic book superheroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, the show will for the first time see the four on...

Sigourney Weaver Loved The Intimacy Of A Monster Calls

In A Monster Calls rising star Lewis MacDougall plays a 12-year-old boy grappling with his mother's fatal illness. It's an unusual role for Weaver, who says she was drawn to the film for a variety...

Paul Feig Announces 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Will Feature Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver will make an appearance in the upcoming all-female Ghostbusters reboot, director Paul Feig has confirmed. Feig made the blockbuster announcement on Twitter, after defending his film and its female-led cast from fans unhappy...

Sigourney Weaver Returning To Ghostbusters Franchise

The Alien star is the latest original castmember of the 1984 movie and its 1989 sequel to join director Paul Feig's all-female instalment, which features Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate...

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:...

Reese Witherspoon's 'Solace'

Reese Witherspoon finds ''solace'' in other's struggles.The 'Wild' star has admitted she relies on talking through her problems with her ''supportive'' friends, which she has affectionately dubbed the ''Southern Mafia'', and finds it good to...

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...

'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...

Sigourney Weaver Blasts Critics Of Sci-fi Genre

Sigourney Weaver doesn't think sci-fi films ''get enough respect''.The 65-year-old actress - who is, perhaps, best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the 'Alien' franchise - has hit out at critics of the genre, but...

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...

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 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...

Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

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