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Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise Alien role

Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise Alien role

Jun 3 2014, 10:06am CDT | by

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...

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Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise Alien role

Jun 3 2014, 10:06am CDT | by

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 vs Predator' films.

Speaking during a Q&A at the Hero Complex Film Festival, Weaver admitted she would like to return to her Academy Award-nominated role one more time and give fans closure.

She said: ''There's more story to tell. I feel there's a longing in certain groups of fans when I meet them for the story to be finished because we really left it up in the air and I feel a bit badly about that because I was part of that decision making process.

''I didn't want to make four and five in a bundle. I think it's hard to make these films all in a big lump. You need time to sort of let things resonate so I can imagine a situation where we could at least finish telling her story.''

The last film ended with Ripley crashing towards Earth on the pirate ship Betty, but Weaver is adamant the plot of a follow-up film should take place in space.

She explained: ''I don't think Alien belongs on Earth popping out of a haystack, which is where I was afraid it was going to go. I feel it should take place in the far reaches of the universe where no one in their right mind would go.''

As for a potential director to helm the movie, the 64-year-old actress remained coy since original directors Ridley Scott, James Cameron, David Fincher and Jean-Pierre Jeunet are all tied up with long-term projects.

According to HeroComplex.com, Weaver teased: ''There are very few filmmakers that I can think of that I would want to entrust this to. I certainly know young filmmakers who are interested in doing it. I haven't done anything about it, but it could happen, and I think that would be very satisfying, at least to me...''

 
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Ghostbusters I and II Blu-Ray Review: Get Slimed in High Definition

Sep 22 2014 1:53pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Edition has landed on Blu-ray and also contains the Ghostbusters 2 25th Anniversary Edition -- which is making its Blu-ray debut. For fans of the classic films, this is truly a treat. We received the Blu-Ray Digibook that features both films in a snazzy and astounding restored and remastered version of the film from the theatrical 4K upgrade. Besides having those iconic and frequently repeated Ghostbusters quotes, the first film -- released in 1984 ...
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‘Alien’ 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Revealed

Sep 12 2014 3:15pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Ridley Scott‘s 1979 masterpiece Alien taught us that in space, no one can hear you scream. 20th Century Fox has just announced the specs and box art for their brand new, 35th anniversary Blu-ray for Alien. Check out art and press release for the Alien 35th anniversary Blu-ray below. It’s out October 7. Here are some images of the Alien 35th Anniversay Blu-ray, which you can pre-order here for release October 7. Here’s the full ...
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8 weeks ago

30 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Ghostbusters: Get Slimed!

Aug 28 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Happy Ghostbusters Day! And to celebrate the day devoted to when one of our favorite movies debuted 30 years ago, we have dug up 30 fun facts about one of the most popular movies of all time. Ghostbusters is landing in over 700 theaters August 29 in a remastered 4K overhaul that will present the film as you have never seen it before. Click through our 30 things you didn’t know about Ghostbusters and you will learn, for example, we ...
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8 weeks ago

Ridley Scott Responds to the Exodus: Gods and Kings Casting Controversy

Aug 28 2014 8:28am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Ridley Scott has been accused of white-washing history and the Bible with his latest film Exodus: Gods and Kings. All of Gods and Kings top level cast is white (Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver) while the background and minor supporting characters which are mostly slave and servant parts, are being played by a somewhat racially diverse, but mostly black cast. A social media campaign #BoycottExodusMovie is cal ...
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