Parallels: Ash and David check on the crew

Ash, Hyperdyne Systems - 2122  Alien Universe, 29 Years in between   David 8, Weyland Industries - 2093 Ian Holm, Alien (1979) Our Universe, 33 Years in between Michael Fassbender, Prometheus (2012) An interesting face about these two scenes is that David checks on the crew while they are asleep, essentially he is alone. Ridley also had …

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StarBeast — Alien: Covenant, the Alien

About the Alien: Covenant Xenomorph

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“No one understands the lonely perfection of my dreams. I found perfection here. I’ve created it. A perfect organism.”

“They want Aliens, I’ll give them fucking Aliens,” said Ridley Scott of the eponymous creature’s return in Alien: Covenant. Previously, the director had said that “the beast is done. Cooked,” something that resulted in the complete excision of the Alien from the final script for Prometheus. However, the lack of actual Aliens in the prequel film backfired and became a widespread complaint among enthusiasts of the series; as such, Twentieth Century Fox pushed for the inclusion of the original creature in the sequel. “It went straight up there, and we discovered from it that [the fans] were really frustrated,” Scott said. “They wanted to see more of the original [Alien] and I thought he was definitely cooked, with an orange in his mouth. So I thought: ‘Wow, OK, I’m…

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StarBeast — Alien: Covenant, the Neomorph

About the Neomorph

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From the start of Alien: Covenant‘s production, it was known that the monsters in the film would be mostly digital effects. “We knew from the outset that we were going to do fully CG versions of all the creatures,” said visual effects supervisor Charles Henley, “but Ridley also wanted to have something there on set that he could frame on and direct, and that could interact with the actors. We started with the idea of reference puppets; later, this evolved into high-quality creature suits.” Scott said: “sometimes the physicality of an actor doing something odd that you haven’t thought of or you don’t want to do digitally, is useful; so whenever you can, always shoot the monster.”

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David 7 Recall & David 8 Pre-Order

THE WEYLAND CYBERNETICS DIVISION HAS ANNOUNCED A LIMITED RECALL OF ALL DAVID 7 UNITS WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BETWEEN 5000 AND 6000, TYPES A THROUGH C, IN RESPONSE TO CONSUMER CLAIMS THAT THESE MODELS EXPERIENCED FAILURE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO INTERPRET CERTAIN HUMAN INTERACTIONS AND COMMANDS. “IT APPEARS THAT A HANDFUL OF WEYLAND CYBERNETICS REPAIR STATIONS, MOSTLY …

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Fan Creatives: Mr H Reviews – Episode 3 – Yutani Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkdKp7-Ng2U I got in touch with the mysterious Mr H on twitter and asked him if he'd like to be a part of our Fan Creatives series, and of course, he said yes. I hadn't really planned to interview him so randomly, I just decided to get in touch with him after a live stream and …

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