Ridley Scott says ‘Alien’ TV series will “never be as good” as his original film

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A new ‘Alien’ limited series is coming from Noah Hawley

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Ridley Scott has expressed his thoughts on FX’s upcoming Foreigner limited series, believing it would never match his 1979 film classic.

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The director, who is all set to release two new films – final duel And house of gucci – Before the end of the year, talked about the current status of Foreigner The franchise followed up with its efforts for a revival with a 2012 prequel. prometheus and 2017 Alien: Covenant.

  • Read more: Alien: Covenant – film Review

talking to Independent, Scott expressed some disappointment at the latter film’s low box office returns. About this prometheus, which made $404 million at the box office, Scott said: “I’ve never seen an alien in it, and the studio said, ‘Look it didn’t do that well!’ Really?'”


He then went on to “put the aliens back there” Alien: Covenant The film did little at the box office, grossing only $240 million worldwide.

Scott said: “When you have a wonderful animal, it goes bad and you really have to think again.”

Ridley Scott (Picture: Dominic Charrio / Getty Images for Disney)

The franchise is now set to be relaunched in a TV series fargo Showrunner Noah Hawley, but Scott isn’t sure it will top the original.

“It will never be as good as the first one,” said Scott, Independent Notes, a “smile”. “That’s what I would say.”

Hawley previously told about the series in July, explaining that it would not connect to the story of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and would be set on Earth.


“It’s not a Ripley story,” Hawley said. “He’s one of the great characters ever, and I think the story is told perfectly, and I don’t want to mess with it.”

production on Foreigner The TV series is set to debut in spring 2022.

Holi is ready to end fargo With its upcoming fifth season. “I think it would be nice to make an ending, and deliberately come to something, knowing it’s going to last and see how one can wrap up this anthology,” Showner said.

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