Alien (1979)

Alien Synopsis

On what should have been a trip back to Earth, the Nostromo, a mining freighter, is automatically re-routed to a desolate planet after receiving an SOS coming from it. After the crew is awakened, they investigate the source of the SOS, and discover a derelict alien ship on the planet. One of the crew members is put into a coma by an alien creature while investigating the ship. But the alien parasite dies and the crew think all is well. But the small ordeal was only a prelude for greater things to come...

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Sigourney Weaver Attending Alien Day Screening in New York

Sigourney Weaver Attending Alien Day Screening in New York

Aliens stars Jenette Goldstein and Carrie Henn will attend special Alien Day screenings in Los Angeles on April 26.
New Alien Book Finally Declassifies Weyland-Yutani Report

New Alien Book Finally Declassifies Weyland-Yutani Report

Discover the secrets of the Xenomorph through incredible new content in the hardcover book Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report
Alien & Aliens Returning to Theaters for Alien Day

Alien & Aliens Returning to Theaters for Alien Day

20th Century Fox has announced an exciting global celebration of the Alien franchise on April 26th.
New Alien Movie Coming with Ridley Scott Producing, Neill Blomkamp Directing

New Alien Movie Coming with Ridley Scott Producing, Neill Blomkamp Directing

Director Neill Blomkamp revealed on his Instagram account that his Alien sequel will be his next movie, with Ridley Scott producing.
Will Sigourney Weaver Return for New Alien Movie?

Will Sigourney Weaver Return for New Alien Movie?

Sigourney Weaver calls Neill Blomkamp's Alien designs 'brilliant," adding that she may be interested in returning as Ripley.
Final Alien: Isolation Trailer Goes Searching for Ripley

Final Alien: Isolation Trailer Goes Searching for Ripley

Amanda Ripley searches for the truth behind her mother's disappearance in the new Sega video game Alien Isolation.
Alien: Isolation Extended TV Trailer Takes You Into the Game

Alien: Isolation Extended TV Trailer Takes You Into the Game

An extended TV trailer for Alien: Isolation shows the deadly alien creature stalking the crew of a space station.
Alien 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Unveiled

Alien 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Unveiled

Revisit Ridley Scott's 1979 classic Alien with a new 35th Anniversary Blu-ray set that includes a reprint of the illustrated comic.
Alien: Isolation Launches How Will You Survive? Video Series

Alien: Isolation Launches How Will You Survive? Video Series

Watch Alien: Isolation gameplay footage in the first of several videos entitled 'How Will You Survive?' that tie into the video game.
Comic-Con: Original Alien Cast Talk Alien: Islolation Video Game

Comic-Con: Original Alien Cast Talk Alien: Islolation Video Game

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skeritt, Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto discuss bringing their original Alien characters back for the new video game.
Sigourney Weaver Returns as Ripley in Alien: Isolation Video Game Trailer

Sigourney Weaver Returns as Ripley in Alien: Isolation Video Game Trailer

Sigourney Weaver and other Alien cast members voice their original characters in two bonus missions in Alien: Isolation, in scenes taken directly from the movie.
Sigourney Weaver Wants Ripley to Return in Alien 5

Sigourney Weaver Wants Ripley to Return in Alien 5

Sigourney Weaver feels there is more story to tell, and wants to finish her Alien journey with a fifth and final film for the fans.
Prometheus Based on Story Ideas from Sigourney Weaver

Prometheus Based on Story Ideas from Sigourney Weaver

The actress fully endorses the project; saying she is excited to see Ridley Scott return to the world of Alien.
Prometheus to Feature Classic Alien Elements

Prometheus to Feature Classic Alien Elements

The space jockey aspect of the original 1979 classic will be featured along with the 'H.R. Giger-style aliens' also.
CONTEST: Win the Alien Anthology Blu-ray Set!

CONTEST: Win the Alien Anthology Blu-ray Set!

This six-disc set features all four movies and hours upon hours of special features.
The Alien Anthology Is Finally Heading to Blu-ray on October 26th

The Alien Anthology Is Finally Heading to Blu-ray on October 26th

Get the full list of specs, details and cover art for this massive six-disc set with over 60 hours of special features!
Carl Rinsch Not Confirmed to Direct Alien Prequel?

Carl Rinsch Not Confirmed to Direct Alien Prequel?

It seems that Fox wants to move forward with Ridley Scott at the helm.
Alien Prequel Confirmed by Tony Scott!

Alien Prequel Confirmed by Tony Scott!

One of the producers of the film confirmed that Carl Rinsch will direct the film.
Ridley Scott Possibly Eyeing Alien Prequel?

Ridley Scott Possibly Eyeing Alien Prequel?

Some interesting information comes out of the Wolverine red carpet premiere.
Alien Trilogy Coming to Blu-ray This Year?

Alien Trilogy Coming to Blu-ray This Year?

A new story his the web that indicates Fox is working on new BD releases for the first three films.
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